Geography: How to Solve Topographical Maps (NOTES)


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On a reader’s request, here is a website (http://brhectorsgeoworld.blogspot.in) written by Mr. BR Hector Pinto, a Geography teacher at Don Bosco ICSE School, Chitradurga, which  gives the thorough basics to solving a topography map.  It also has solved questions and answers regarding topography. Do check out the following posts! You will definitely find it easier to solve a toposheet after reading these:

 

A1INTRODUCTION TO TOPOSHEETS-45D/7 AND 45D/10

A2 TOPOGRAPHICAL SURVEY MAPS=part 1

A3 SIGNIFICANCE OF COLORS IN TOPOSHEETS

A3A-IMPORTANT DEFINITIONS ON TOPOSHEETS

A4 INTERPRETING TOPO SHEETS – PART 2

 

A5 TOPOSHEET – EXERCISE 2

A6 SOME COMMON QUESTIONS ON TOPOSHEETS

 

A6A-more explanation on toposheet

A6B-TOPOSHEET EXPLAINED

 

A7 TOPOSHEET – EXERCISE 1

A8 TOPOSHEETS – EXERCISE 3

A9 TOPOSHEETS – EXERCISE 4

ANSWERS FOR THE TOPOSHEET TEST

B1 Tired of practising toposheets???? No????? try this one -EXERCISE 5

B2 EXERCISE 6- toposheet for practice- have fun

B3 PRACTICE TOPOSHEET -1

B4-Why dont you try to answer these ?

B5-LET US SEE THE ANSWERS

B6-CHECK THIS TOPOSHEET

 

I hope you find this useful! Much thanks to Mr. Pinto for taking the time and effort to share his notes and tips! 🙂

Geography: How to Solve Topographical Maps: Full Course (Notes Part 2)


On a reader’s request, here is a website (http://icsehelp-resources.blogspot.in) written by Saurav Krishnan, which perfectly gives the basics to solving a topography map.  It also has solved questions and answers regarding topography. Please go through it! You will definitely find it easier to solve a toposheet after reading the following posts:

Chapter 1 – Fundamentals of Maps

Chapter 2-Profiles Of Survey Maps 45/D7 and 45/D10

Chapter 3- Interpretation of Topographical Maps

Interpreting Toposheets

Interpreting Toposheets -2

Revision -Important Toposheet definitions

Indian Topographic Maps (out of syllabus)

Some Common Questions Based On Toposheets

I apologize to the reader who requested this for taking so long. I hope you find this useful! Thank you for your patience and keep visiting! 🙂

Geography: How to Solve Topographical Maps: Symbols and their Importance (Notes Part 1)


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The following is solely www.icsehelpline101.wordpress.com ‘s interpretation of what is indicated by the symbols found in a topographical map. We have collected information from various sources (teachers, books, internet, etc.) and have compiled the following notes according to our knowledge and understanding of the information collected thereof.  The data may not be up to date, and we, thereby, are not liable for any mistake that may have crept in unknowingly. It is recommended that you refer these notes to your school teacher before making use of them.

The following notes will help you figure out what is implied by each symbol in a topography sheet. They will help you in understanding the reason behind the use of each symbol, and how you can infer the climatic conditions, amount of rainfall, level of the water table, topography of the land, occupations of the residents of a place, etc. with the use of a few certain symbols.

Here’s a link to the PDF file for the mentioned notes:

NOTES – How to Solve Topographical Maps: Symbols and their Importance (Part 1)

 

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Geography: Topography Maps from Previous Board Papers (Solved)


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622px-India_Geographic_Map (Photo credit: isriya)

Here are the questions asked in previous board papers, regarding topography sheets. The answers have been given as well. It would be beneficial to you if you would try to solve the maps on your own before going through the answers. 🙂

 

Updated:

The eastings and northings have now been included! Please check out the questions again! Thank you… 🙂

Years 2004 to 2011: QUESTIONS – Topography Maps

 

Years 2004 to 2011: ANSWERS – Topography Maps

 

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