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Pictorial maps

Student activities

Task no. 1

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Pictorial maps

View map 1 which is a pictorial map of the Hunter Valley, NSW.  View the zoomable image.  As a class discuss the viewpoint (birds eye view) and what each picture represents, i.e. sights and activities in places. Students work in pairs to find each of the pictures listed.

Formulate questions for the inquiry:

How can location be represented? 

What is a map? What is a pictorial map?