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27 Ideas for Teaching With Topographic Maps
Entry ID: USGS_TEACH_TOPO_MAPS

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Summary
Abstract: The USGS publishes approximately 57,000 different topographic maps covering the United States. Topographic maps show contour lines (elevation and landforms), hydrography (rivers, lakes, marshes), transportation (roads, trails, railroads, airports), vegetation, boundaries, survey markers, urban areas, buildings, and a variety of other features. These maps are drawn according to the National Map ... View entire text
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Description: Access the 27 Ideas for Teaching With Topographic Maps lesson plans.

Description: Additional information on USGS topographic maps.
Service Citation
Originators: U.S. Geological Survey
Title: 27 Ideas for Teaching With Topographic Maps
Provider: U.S. Geological Survey
URL: http://education.usgs.gov/lessons/teachingtopomaps.html
Service Keywords
EDUCATION/OUTREACH >CURRICULUM SUPPORT >CLASSROOM ACTIVITIES Parameter Definition
EDUCATION/OUTREACH >CURRICULUM SUPPORT >LESSON PLANS Parameter Definition

ISO Topic Category
ELEVATION
Ancillary Keywords
Teaching
Lesson Plans
USGS Maps
Topographic Maps

Service Provider
DOI/USGS/ED > Education Department, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Service Organization URL: http://education.usgs.gov/

Service Provider Personnel
Name: ASK USGS
Phone: 1-888-275-8747
Email: ask at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey
12201 Sunrise Valley Drive
City: Reston
Province or State: Virginia
Postal Code: 20192
Country: USA
Distribution Media
Distribution_Media: Online
Fees: No fees
Personnel
ELIZABETH M.. COLVARD
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 650-329-4498
Email: ecolvard at usgs.gov
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Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2010-11-01
SERF Last Revision Date: 2012-02-03
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