How To: Read a Map
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What is a map?
In essence, maps are drawings of places or areas. They are very useful for gathering a range of information. Every map is designed with a specific purpose. The two examples below are maps of Portsmouth Historic Dockyard. One of them is for visitors and the other is a more detailed map of the same area.
Which one do you think is most useful for finding your way around?
Which map would you use to find the Royal Naval Museum?