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What is a map key?

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2008-12-03 08:44:40
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A map key is a list of words or phrases or colors -- usually within a box in the corner of the map -- that usually explains the symbols that that are found on the map itself. Also referred to as a "legend."

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the key of the map. Or the map key. they are the same thing


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