Answer: The three components of a map are distance, direction & symbol.
Answer: The four cardinal directions are East West North and South. The other four intermediate directions are North-East, south- east, south-west, and north-west.
Answer: Scale is the ratio between the actual distance on the ground and the distance shown on the map. A small distance on paper represents a large distance on the ground, a scale is chosen for this purpose.
Answer: Maps are more helpful than a globe because we can study any country, state, district, town, and village separately from a map. From a globe, we can study the earth as a whole only.
|A map is a representation or a drawing of the Earth's surface.
|A plan is a drawing of a small area on a large scale.
|We can draw things on larger scales.
|We can draw things on a smaller scale like the length and breadth of a room.
Answer: Large scale map provides detailed information.