Geography 5 - Explain how geographers use maps
Geography - Post 5
Explain how geographers use maps to prove where geographical processes occur on a global basis.
Please use the Landforms Map on pages 12-13 in the Goode's World Atlas
1. Describe how sedimentary rock is formed in your own words.
2. Identify 2-3 the countries per continent where sedimentary rock is located on a global basis.
3. Identify the names of rivers found in these locations of sedimentary rock.
4. Explain what these countries have in common based on your knowledge of geographical processes. Consider precipitation, chemical weathering, and fluvial transportation. What elevation do you find most sedimentary rock? Consider comparing the map of rock types with pages 4-5 on elevation.