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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Map_symbolization

Map symbolization is the characters, letters, or similar graphic representations used on a map ... Both shapes and colors can be used for symbols on maps. ... Choropleth mapping is commonly used to show data for counties, states, or other  ...

www.compassdude.com/map-symbols.php

Map symbols and what they mean. ... Both shapes and colors can be used for symbols on maps. A small circle may mean a ... Here are some common symbols:  ...

pubs.usgs.gov/gip/TopographicMapSymbols/topomapsymbols.pdf

The first features usually noticed on a topographic map are the area features, such as ... Various point symbols are used to depict features such as buildings,.

sites.google.com/site/geographymapskills/map-symbols

Most map symbols are conventional signs as they are understood by everyone around the world; for ... There are several map symbols used; some of which are:.

wikitravel.org/en/Wikitravel:Common_map_symbols

The following is a list of common symbols for use in Wikitravel maps. See the Mapmaking Expedition for more info on how to incorporate these symbols into a map.

star.spsk12.net/socialscience/1/Maps-and-Symbols.ppt

Most maps have a Key that explains things that are used in the map, like colors. The colors ... Here are some common symbols you might find on a map: Airport.

mapofthemonth.com/site/geography-community/teaching-tips/symbols-in-a-map-key

A symbol is often drawn to look like what it represents. For example, a triangular shape is often used to denote a mountain. A desert is often shown by a group of ...

www.nationalgeographic.org/encyclopedia/map

Colors are often used as symbols. Green is often used for forest, tan for deserts, and blue for water. A map usually has a legend, or key, that gives the scale of ...

www.nps.gov/hfc/carto/map-symbols.cfm

Map Symbols & Patterns for NPS Maps. This page contains the standard cartographic symbols and patterns used on National Park Service maps.