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1

what is the acronym for the elements of mapping?

bolltss

2

what does the b stand for?

border

3

what does the o stand for?

orientation

4

what does the first l stand for?

legend

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what does the second l stand for?

labels

6

what does the t stand for?

title

7

what does the first s stand for?

shading

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what does the second s stand for?

scale

9

what is border?

-there should be a border on all maps
-no writing should be placed on the border

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what is orientation?

include a north arrow / compass rose with all the cardinal directions

11

what is legend?

-all symbols on the map but be represented and explained
-the legend should be boxed in an empty space on the front of the map

12

how are places labelled?

horizontally

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how are rivers labelled?

along their paths

14

how are physical features labelled?

within the area they occupy

15

what does the title show?

what, where and when

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when is shading done?

before any labels are added

17

what is blue used for?

water only, never land

18

no two areas that ____________ can be the same colour

touch each other

19

what are the three types of scales?

ratio / statement / linear