Maharashtra State BoardSSC (English Medium) 9th Standard
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Give Reasons Why Following Sentence Is Right Or Wrong: Choropleth Maps Are Used to Show Altitudes. - Geography and Economics

True or False

Give reasons why following sentence is right or wrong:

Choropleth maps are used to show altitudes.

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Solution

The given statement is wrong.

Explanation: Choropleth maps are used to show the distribution of geographic variables among different administrative units and as such do not utilize continuous data. Altitude of any region being a distance measurement is not bound by the administrative boundaries and are continuous in nature. Thus, isopleth maps represent altitudes in a better manner

Concept: Distributional Maps - Choropleth Method
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Balbharati Social Science Geography 9th Standard Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 1 Distributional Maps
Exercise | Q 1.4 | Page 7
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