AP Human Geography Unit 1

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uses various colors, shades of one color, or patterns to show the location and distribution of data
A map where dots are used to demonstrate the frequency or intensity of a particular phenomena
A thematic map with lines that connect points of equal value.
the sizes of countries are shown to some specific statistic
a projection of a map of the world onto a cylinder in such a way that all the parallels of latitude have the same length as the equator, EX: used especially for marine charts and certain climatological maps.
focuses on keeping landmasses equal in area. As a result, the shapes are distorted, and the map looks unfamiliar to viewers
Projection that attempts to balance several possible projection errors. It does not maintain completely accurate area, shape, distance, or direction, but it minimizes errors in each.
a map that shows the surface features of Earth