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

True or False

Give reasons why following sentence is right or wrong:

Isopleth maps are used to show population distribution.

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Solution

The given statement is wrong.

Explanation: The data regarding population distribution is collected on the basis of the sub administrative units. Since isopleth maps disregard sub administrative units and use continuous data for marking, population distribution cannot be represented by them. Choropleth maps are better to represent data regarding population distribution.

Concept: Distributional Maps - Isopleth Method
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Balbharati Social Science Geography 9th Standard Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 1 Distributional Maps
Exercise | Q 1.5 | Page 7
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