Maps, Map Skills, Atlases
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Maps are used to remember how to go certain places. Maps are visual representations of the world. The oldest recorded drawing that shows the way to get somewhere was found on a cave wall painted over 8000 years ago it shows buildings and a volcano.
Every map is accompanied by a legend or a key. A map Symbol Key is essential since it contains what each symbol on the map stands for. A map symbol is a geographical device used to visually represent a real-world phenomenon or characteristic on the map.