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Teaching How to Read Physical Maps

How to Read Physical Maps

A physical map is a special type of map that shows the physical features of the land. A physical map can show you things like hills, mountains, and valleys. Physical maps can also show features such as bodies of water, the types of plants that grow in an area, rain and snowfall in an area, and more. Different types of physical maps can show different features.

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Why is it helpful to know how to read physical maps?


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