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The legend, title, scale and direction indicators are all typical elements of most of the maps. Not all are required or acceptable for every map, but they occur frequently enough.
Legend:
The legend, often known as a key, explains any symbols on the map. A good legend should include an example of the symbol as well as a brief explanation of what it means.
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Sample of Legends used in Maps
Title
The map's title reflects the map's subject. The geographic term, the layer name, and the indicator name should all be included in a decent title.

A decent title for a map depicting the location of parks in Chennai, for example, would be "Location of All Chennai Parks".
 
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India and it's states
Scale indicator:
The scale is usually a ratio, relating a single map distance unit to a real-world distance. This proportion is frequently expressed as a fraction.
Orientation indicator:
 
The link between the directions indicated on the map, and the compass directions, in reality, is the orientation of a map. For example, Google Maps always displays North at the top of the screen.
 
Uses of Maps:
1. Maps enable us to know details of the landforms.
 
2. Maps help the military personnel to campaigns.
 
3. It is used in airplanes and ships.
 
4. Maps are used for weather forecasting.