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    Maps Class 6 Geography Notes | DailyHomeStudy

    Maps  A map is a representation or a drawing of the earth’s surface or a part of it drawn on a flat surface according to a scale. It is impossible to flatten a round shape completely. Atlas When many maps are put together we get an Atlas. Atlases are of various sizes, measurements drawn on different scales. Maps provide more information thana globe. PHYSICAL MAPS Maps showing natural features of the earth such as mountains, plateaus, plains, rivers, oceans etc. arecalled physical or relief maps. POLITICAL MAPS Maps showing cities, towns and villages, and different countries and states of the world with their boundariesare called political maps. THEMATIC MAPS Some maps focus on specific information; such…

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    Major Domains of the Earth Class 6 Geography Notes | DailyHomeStudy

    The earth has an infinite variety of landforms. These landforms are a result of two processes. Within the earth, a continuous movement is taking place. The first or the internal process leads to the upliftment and sinking of the earth’s surface at several places. The second, or the external process is the continuous wearing down and rebuilding of the land surface. The wearing away of the earth’s surface is called erosion. The surface is being lowered by the process of erosion and rebuilt by the process of deposition. These two processes are carried out by running water, ice and wind. Mountains A mountain is any natural elevation of the earth’s…

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