Map Analysis Worksheet

TYPE OF MAP (check one):

____ Raised relief map
____ Topographic map
____ Political map
____ Contour-line map
____ Natural resource map
____ Military map
____ Birdís-eye view
____ Artifact map
____ Satellite photograph/mosaic
____ Pictograph
____ Weather map
____ Other (  )

PHYSICAL FEATURES AND CHARACTERISTICS OF THE MAP (check one or more):

____ Compass
____ Handwritten
____ Date
____ Notations
____ Scale
____ Name of mapmaker
____ Title
____ Legend (key)
____ Other (Describe: ___________________________________)

DATE OF MAP: ________________________________________

CREATOR OF MAP: _____________________________________

WHERE WAS THE MAP PRODUCED? ____________________________

MAP INFORMATION

A. List three things in this map that you think are important:

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B. Why do you think this map was created?

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C. What evidence in the map suggests why it was created?

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