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1

What is a plan view of an area?

Map!

2

What are photos taken from above the ground called?

Aerial view

3

What is another name for an aerial view?

Bird's eye view

4

What is the name of the part of a map that shows what symbols mean?

The key or legend.

5

how do you tell someone where something is located on a map?

Using a grid reference

6

What do we use to find a direction?

A compass

7

What is a compass?

A special piece of equipment which can indicate the direction between two places.

8

What does a compass use?

Cardinal points

9

What are the cardinal points?

North, South, East and West

10

Where does the sun rise?

East

11

Where does the sunset?

West

12

Where is North normally on a map?

At the top

13

What does a map provide?

Information

14

There are several different types of map. Name at least 2.

1. Physical map
2. Political map
3. Topographical map (shows contours)
4. Climate map
5. Economic map
6. Road map

15

What does a physical map show?

Natural features

16

Name two natural features.

Oceans, mountains, rivers, deserts, lakes.

17

What does a physical map show?

Things people have made such as provinces, cities, towns, borders.

18

How are countries separates if they are on the same continent?

International borders or boundaries.

19

How is South Africa divided?

Into Provinces.

20

How many Provinces are there is South Africa?

9: Western Cape, Eastern Cape, Northern Cape, North West, Free State, Limpopo, Gauteng, Mpumalanga. Kwazulu-Natal

21

How many countries share a border with South Africa?

6: Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Swaziland, Lesotho

22

What are the 7 continents?

North America, South America, Asia, Africa, Europe, Australia and Antarctica

23

What are the main oceans?

Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, Artic, Southern

24

Which oceans are to the West and East of South Africa?

Atlantic and Indian

25

Where do rivers flow?

From mountains to the sea.

26

What is the capital of the Western Cape?

Cape Town

27

What is the capital of the Eastern Cape?

Bisho

28

What is the capital of the Northern Cape?

Kimberley

29

What is the capital of North West Province?

Kimberley

30

What is the capital of Limpopo?

Polokwane

31

What is the capital of Gauteng?

Johannesburg

32

What is the capital of the Free State?

Bloemfontein

33

What is the capital of the Kwazulu-Natal?

Pietermaritzburg

34

Which of South Africa's neighbouring countries is landlocked by South Africa?

Lesotho