What Is a Map Key?

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A map key is a list of words or phrases or colors, usually within a box in the corner of the map. They usually explains the symbols that are found on the map itself.
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A map key, or legend, is a small chart included on a map that gives descriptions of what symbols are used and what they stand for.
A map key is a key in the bottom corner of a map that tells you what the symbols on the map mean. Some will mean rivers, hills, mountains, and etc.
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A map key is also called a legend that shows where areas are located on a map. A map shows symbols to represent these areas and the map key shows what the symbols mean.
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Usually a compass rose will be found within the legend. If it's not inside the legend box, it will be nearby. All maps have a denotation of what direction is north. Usually this is
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the teacher asked us to draw up a key for our map.
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ENTER is a special key so you would map it like :map W :tabprevious<ENTER> This is how you map other special characters[1]: Shift, Ctrl, Alt, Meta, Shift: <S-
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A map key is also called a legend that shows where areas are located on a map. A map shows symbols to represent these areas and the map key shows what the symbols ...
A map key is also called a legend that shows where areas are located on a map. A map shows symbols to represent these areas and the map key shows what the symbols ...
A map key is also called a legend that shows where areas are located on a map. A map shows symbols to represent these areas and the map key shows what the symbols ...
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