Map Analysis Worksheet
1. Type of Map (Check one):
___ Raised relief map
___ Topographic map
___ Political map
___ Contour-line map
___ Natural resource map
___ Military map
___ Birdís-eye view
___ Artifact map
___ Satellite photograph/mosaic
___ Weather map
2. Unique Physical Qualities of the Map (Check one or more):
___ Name of mapmaker
___ Legend (key)
3. Date of Map:
4. Creator of Map:
5. Where was the Map Produced?
6. Map Information
List three things in this map that you think are important:
Why do you think this map was drawn?
What evidence in the map suggests why it was drawn?
What information does the map add to your knowledge of Louisiana or this time period?
Write a question to the mapmaker that is left unanswered by this map.
Adapted from the design developed by the Education Staff,
National Archives and Records Administration,
Washington, DC 20408.