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Basics of Map Reading
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This lesson will make you familiar with the types of maps and various symbols which are used in maps.

Suraj Kumar Gupta is teaching live on Unacademy Plus

Suraj Kumar Gupta
Top Educator 2017 Certified production engineer from RCF Kapurthala & BALCO Korba, winner of competition by UN, National Youth Parliament

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Awesome course for all aspirants of all level exams.Must be watched ..Every important aspects have been covered ..!!!!
please make same for Indian map also. thanks alot sir
sir kya videos se hi padhai ki ja sakti hain????? i want your suggestion sir...
Very well define sir
in between little laugh feels live... GREAT RESPECT thank you
please make a full series on indian sub continent .
  1. BASICS OF MAP READING -by SURAJ KUMAR GUPTA


  2. ABOUT ME B.TECH (ME) from Inderprastha Engineering College Winner of UNO essay writing competition. Cleared UPSC CDS 5 times in a row, AFCAT, CAPF. .Runner up in National youth parliament . Interests : Writing, Playing Guitar and piano, Cricket etc. RATE, REVIEW, RECOMMEND


  3. PHYSICAL MAPS They illustrate the physical features of an area, such as the mountains, rivers and lakes The water is usually shown in blue Colors are used to show relief-differences in land elevations. Green is typically used at lower elevations, and orange or brown indicate higher elevations. OCHL 9 o 0 PACIFIC CRAN ATLANTIC DCEAN NDIAN OCRAN 6


  4. POLITICAL MAPS They do not show physical features. They indicate state and national boundaries and capital and major cities. A capital city is usually marked with a star within a circle. . . WORLD Political Map ALASKA cus) RUSSIAN FEDERATION (US) RUSSIAN FEDERATION KELAND IDEN RELANG RAN MONCOLIA NORT NORTSPAIN ITALY ROMANIA UNITED STATES CHINA RAO IRAN PAKISTAN NEPBANGLADESH MEXICOTHE BAHAMAS ERIA LISYA EE GINEA GHANA NIGER CHAD CHAD SUDAN KENA MALDIVES SRI LANKA INDONEt SAMOA BRAZIL ANGOLA ZAMBIA NDIA N ocKAN CHILE AUSTRALIA SOUT ARGENTINA ATLANTIC OCEAN EW ZEALAND


  5. CLIMATE MAPS They general information about the climate and precipitation (rain and snow) of a region Cartographers, or mapmakers, use colors to show different climate or precipitation zones Polar Temperate Arid Tropical Mediterranean Mountains


  6. ECONOMIC MAPS .They feature the type of natural resources or economic activity that dominates an area. Cartographers use symbols to show the locations of natural resources or economic activities Economic Activity in Europe Land use Coal Norwegian Other minerals Timber uranium ESTONLA IRELAND UNITE KINGDOM NETH POLANDBELARUS BELGIUM GER FRANCE LU Munich ATLANTIC OGEAN A REPUBLIC3 Bay of Milan SLOVENIA PORTUGAL SERBIA SPAIN BULG GREECE


  7. ROAD MAPS They show major, some minor highways and roads, airports, railroad tracks cities and other points of interest in an area People use road maps to plan trips and for driving directions Rd Panch


  8. TOPOGRAPHIC MAPS THEY include contour lines to show the shape and elevation of an area Lines that are close together indicate steep terrain, and lines that are far apart indicate flat terrain. . Activity 3.Topographic Profile of a Shieid Volcano


  9. SYMBOLS AND SCALES For Direction . For scaling distances For important locations and landmarkS For boundaries


  10. THANK YOU