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Types of World Maps

Climate Maps
Climate Maps

The term "climate" refers to dominant and recurring weather patterns over a long period of time. The information presented in most climate maps has been compiled from readings taken for decades. What Do Climate Maps Map? Climate maps can represent the climates of a region, continent or the entire world.

source: techwalla.com
Economic or Resource Maps
Economic or Resource Maps

Economic maps may also feature labor resources and natural resources as components of economic activity. Some of the first economic maps appeared in Russia in the late 17th century and were drawn by hand.

source: reference.com
Physical Maps
Physical Maps

Physical maps use satellite imagery and topographical data to create stunning maps that accurately depict the earth's surface in all its splendor.

source: maps.com
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Political Maps
Political Maps

Subtle blends of color and extensive political detail make excellent maps for education or business. View our wide selection of political maps at Maps.com!

source: maps.com
Road Maps
Road Maps

Find local businesses, view maps and get driving directions in Google Maps.

source: google.com
Thematic Maps
Thematic Maps

Thematic Maps - World thematic maps are a great resource to get cartographical information on various themes such as demography, travel, economy, environment, history, weather and many more.

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Topographic Maps
Topographic Maps

Topographic maps are a signature product of the USGS. They were essential for integrating and analyzing place-based information, and were widely used by receationalists. After 125-year legacy of topographic mapping (1884-2009), the USGS embarked on an innovative future of integrating historical maps with computer-generated maps from a national geographical information system (GIS) database.

source: usgs.gov