1) Pick any city in the United States and generate a map using the Topozone website.
The TopoZone is the Web's center for topographic map users and outdoor recreation
enthusiasts. Check it out!
Another Excellent Map Making Website Arc Data Online -Excellent Resource
Allows you to browse a world of geographic data to create live maps of specific areas of interest. Maps can include a
variety of information, such as Topographic Maps floodplains, earthquake zones, and demographics. A great source of
graphic representations of detailed data.
2) Answer the following questions:
These resources may help you answer the questions.
Topographic Map Symbols
Sample Map Questions: -Questions will vary depending on the maps that are generated.
1. What is the fractional scale of the map?
2. What is the scale of the map in inches to miles?
3. What is the contour interval of the map?
4. What county is this map located in?
5. What do the following colors represent on any topographic map?