What is the definition of a world map?
(Posted by: scherique on 2012-06-24 08:35:13)
Well if im correct, its a piece of paper, (preferably big) With the world on it. Im pretty sure its colourful so people will know which countries are which. Oh and the oceans on it too. The ocean is blue.
Read for yourself, the description/ definition of a world map: en.wikipedia.org/ wiki/ World_map A world map is a map of the surface of the Earth, which may be made by using any of a number of different map projections. A map projection is any method of representing the surface of a sphere or other three-dimensional body of a plane. Maps of the world are often either 'political ' or 'physical. ' The most important purpose of a political map is to show territorial borders, the purpose of a physical map is to show features of geography such as, mountains, soil types or land use.
Commonly known as an Atlas