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Geographers collect many types of information about the earth and its peoples.  They analyze this information and look for patterns, causes, and consequences of what they have found. 
 
A very convenient way to present the information to a viewer it by means of a map.
 
Maps are able to show at a glance what might take pages and pages of written discussion.
 
The link below is an excellent tutorial by United States Geological Survey concerning maps and map reading.

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USGS Map Tutorial

Links to Maps and Map Reading

World Maps

United States Maps

Map Library -- University of Texas

Map Atlas -- Infoplease

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