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What is a map key?


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Answered 2008-12-03 08:44:40

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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Answered 2020-09-19 09:04:58

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Answered 2020-09-19 09:05:37

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