Subject: Social Studies and Population Education
Cartographers are those people who often make standard maps which are accurate and which use highly exact scales. You already know about the need and use of scale and symbols in a map. You students may not essentially be able to have such command. in the modern time. There are also various technologies and methods used in drawing a map. Photographs taken by satellites from high up in the sky can be developed into required maps. Here you learn how to draw a good outline of Nepal.
Nepal has a definite location, extension, and inclination. It also has various bulges and recordings along its border. Though you cannot draw in exact scales of every portion, you must be careful about the relative size and their position. Follow the following steps to draw an outline map of your country. you can accomplish after several practices.
Pair 1: Mahendranagar (Kanchanpur) and north-east mustang (Dhaulagiri)
Pair 2: Nepalgunj (Banke) and north-east Taplejung
Pair 3: Birgunj (parsa) and north-east Ilam (main fold along the eastern border of Nepal)
What is a map? Also write its importance.
A map is the representation of whole or some parts of the earth or any other parts, or objects found in any body of universe on a flat sheet of paper with appropriate scale and color (so that each of the point in the map can show the real difference in location of any objects).
There is no field of study where there is no use for a map. Map expresses a lot of spatial information through graphics that is easy to extract and understand. It’s relationship in combination with social attributes. Moreover, it helps to understand the problems and prospects of an area in terms of resources, infrastructures, etc. maps present multiple layers of information simultaneously; so we can compare different variables quickly. That is why it is said that picture is worth thousand words.
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