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Glossary | Maps | Map features | Map features

Maps show different features depending on their purpose and what information is required to be displayed.

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Antique maps have an antique-effect design.

Children's map

Children's maps are specially produced for children.


Mute refers to maps with no labelling of continents, countries or cities.


A physical map shows the structure of surface of the Earth.


A political map shows the Earth’s political boundaries.

Satellite image

A satellite image is a digital photographic image.

Vegetation map

Vegetation maps show vegetation data for the Earth's surface.