Mr. Dowling
Parts of a Map

How can the lines on a map be used to find the exact location of a place?

The key ingredients of a map are the title, key, scale and directional arrow. For more information on this click here.

When given coordinates, the first number is the latitude and the second number is longitude

Latitude measures the distance north/south of the equator.

Longitude measures the distance east/west of the Prime Meridian.

Practice using maps

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