Geographers need to know how to use and interpret maps. In addition to using traditional map symbols, geographers can use technology such as GPS to help their mapping skills.
What does GIS stand for?
Geographical Information Satellites
Gridline Information system
Geographical Information System
What does GPS stand for?
Global Positioning System
Geographical Positioning System
Gridline Pioneering System
Where is north on an OS map?
Any direction - it depends on the compass
Always pointing to the top of the map
The bottom left hand corner
If the scale on a map is 1:25,000, what is 1 cm equivalent to?
Which of the following is a way of showing height of land on maps?
What are eastings?
Horizontal lines across a map
Vertical lines down a map
Diagonal lines on a map
When giving a grid reference, which should be given first?
It doesn't matter
On an ordnance survey map, what does a single "P" in black lettering mean?
Which compass point lies immediately opposite SSE?
What name is given to the network of concrete pillars that were used to make maps?