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A free map work is a sketch drawn by the hand without using any instruments, measurement or by a scale. It is an imaginary line drawn freely in the copy or paper. It is useful to show the direction and location of the particular place.
There are various techniques and methods used to draw a map but in free hand map there is no need of any techniques and methods, we can easily draw it with our hand only without taking any other help. There is no need of any instruments to make a map we just need a pencil to draw it.

Here is an example of freehand map work.

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He walks to the left along the path. He passes a temple on his left and the path turns to the left and crosses the river. He goes through a bridge. There are some shops on either side of the path. After few minutes he climbs down steps walking through the fields.

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map
sketch
globe
painting
• ### When we make map ______ are altered.

nothing
both shape and area
area
shape
• ### While drawing a sketch map _________.

distance is measured exactly
distance is in a ratio of 1:2
distance is in a ratio of 1:3
distance is not measured