Have you ever wondered which countries have the most lakes? Or where the highest point in your state is? Physical maps show landscape features. They also often show land elevation, or how high the land is above sea level. But how do you use physical maps? And what do the different colors and symbols on these maps mean? Read on to learn all about physical maps!
|Publisher:||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Series:||Searchlight Books - What Do You Know about Maps? Series|
|Product dimensions:||6.50(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.20(d)|
|Lexile:||810L (what's this?)|
|Age Range:||8 - 10 Years|
About the Author
Rebecca E. Hirsch, PhD, is the author of numerous books about science, nature, and geography for children. She lives with her husband and three children in State College, Pennsylvania. You can visit her online at rebeccahirsch.com.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 What is a Physical Map? 4
Chapter 2 What's on a Physical Map? 12
Chapter 3 How Do You Use a Physical Map? 24
Chapter 4 Are You a Physical Map Whiz? 33
Fun Facts 37
Learn More about Physical Maps 39