Alphanumeric Grid


Use the Canada Political Map on pages 38–39 to answer questions 1–4.

1. Complete this statement: The alphanumeric grid is made up of _ running down
both sides of the map and _ running across the top and bottom of the map.

2. What two lines of longitude lie on either side of the number 7 on this map?

3. What two lines of latitude lie on either side of the letter C on this map?

4. What provinces of Canada are located in the D-8 grid section?


Use the World Physical Map on pages 10–11 to answer questions 5–7.

5. Match each of the following islands with its grid location.
.

_ a. Galapagos Islands (1) G-16
_ b. Seychelles (2) I-22
_ c. Hawai’ian Islands (3) G-6
_ d. Tasmania (4) E-2

6. The island of Greenland is located between 60̊ and 90̊ north latitude and between 15̊ and 75̊ west
longitude. Locate this island on the World Physical Map.
Name the grid sections in which Greenland is located.


7. Locate St. Helena island in the Atlantic Ocean, between the coasts of South America and Africa.
Identify its approximate latitude and longitude location
and its alphanumeric
grid location
.
Find St. Helena island on the Africa Physical Map on page 84.
Identify its latitude and longitude location
_ and its alphanumeric grid location
.
Which location is the same on both maps?