Sunday, July 30, 2006


World map

World map is one of the most sought after map.In a world map you get two dimenional depiction of whole of the world. It is a map of the surface of the Earth. Here again we have political world map and physical world map. The political world map shows country and territorial borders. As the name suggestes there is lot of politics in the making of these maps. A physical world map is used to show geographical features such as rivers, mountain ranges, snow, desert, soil type, greenary cover etc.

On a world map you will also see horizontal and vertical curves known as latitude and longitudes. These are used to find a particular place on the world map or globe using different values.

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