Ch 5: Reading & Constructing Maps

About This Chapter

Let us help you brush up on your map making and reading skills. Get information on geographic coordinates and map scales and learn to read topographic and geologic maps.

Reading & Constructing Maps - Chapter Summary

Use this chapter's lessons to refresh your understanding of how to read and make maps. Learn about geographic coordinates used on maps and globes. Get information on reading geologic and topographic maps, and see how to understand and create a scale map. After watching these videos, you should know about:

  • Latitude, longitude and elevation
  • How to interpret topographic and geologic maps
  • How to read and make a scale map

You can watch these lessons on a computer or mobile device as your schedule permits. Afterwards, multiple-choice quizzes on each lesson let you test your learning. Use the embedded video tags to return to the lesson to review areas that require additional study. You can also contact the instructor if you need more help.

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