Photocopiable handout that introduces students to the various landforms that can be identified on a topographic map using the arrangement of contour lines.
Also available in a bundle of all topographic mapping skills plus 10 graded exercises (with answers) at this link:https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/topographic-map-skills-11564811
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Topographic Map Skills
A set of photocopiable masters that takes students through the basic skills involved in reading topographic maps including: 1\. Introduction and marginal information 2\. Symbols and colours 3\. Map direction and bearings 4\. Height and slope 5\. Landforms 6\. Area reference and grid reference 7\. Scale 8\. Measuring distance 9\. Measuring area 10\. Constructing cross-sections 11. Gradient The bundle also includes a series of ten graded topographic maps and exercises which increase in level of difficulty as students progress through them. Answers are provided for all ten of the topographic map exercises.
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