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Name _________________________________________________ Date _________________ Period ______ Topographic Map Skills Practice Sheet Use the “Sample Topographic Map” and your “Topographic Map Reference Sheet” to answer the following questions. 1. What is the elevation at the following points on the map (include a unit)? A. _______________ D. _______________ G. _______________ B. _______________ E. _______________ H. _______________ C. _______________ F. _______________ 2. Calculate the distance between the following points. Points Measurement of Scale Bar Distance Scale Bar Represents in Real Life Measurement Between the 2 Points on the Map Calculation(s) Distance Between the 2 Points in Real Life A to B D to E F to G 3. Use your answers from Questions 1 & 2 to help you calculate the slope between the following points. Points A to B D to E F to G Elevation of Point 1 Elevation of Point 2 Distance between points in real life Calculation(s) Slope 4. According to the compass, what direction would you need to travel to get from the first point listed to the second point listed below? A to B. _______________ D to E. _______________ G to H. _______________ B to C. _______________ E to F. _______________ H to A. _______________ C to D. _______________ F to G. _______________ 5. Identify the type of landform located at each of the following points. Choose from mountain/hill, valley, stream/river bed, lake/pond, or cliff. A. _______________ D. _______________ G. _______________ B. _______________ E. _______________ H. _______________ C. _______________ F. _______________ 6. In what compass direction would you expect the water to travel at the following points? Explain. B. _______________________________________________________________________________ G. _______________________________________________________________________________ H. _______________________________________________________________________________ 7. What is the highest elevation marked on this map (include the proper unit)? _________________________ (HINT: The answer does not have to be one of the labeled points) 8. Where on the map is the answer to question number 7 located? ___________________________________ 9. BONUS: How many square miles does this map represent in real life? (Show your work) ______________