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Chapter 2, Lesson 2: Understanding a Map (pp. 34-40)

I. The Extent of a Map

II. The Content of a Map

    A. Cartographers, or mapmakers, use symbols to communicate information on a map.

    B. Cartographers use insets, or small maps within another map, to show information about a smaller area.

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