Using Maps

This week we’re looking at the mountains, rivers and lakes of Ireland.

Being able to read maps is a very important skill that you need for this topic.

We can use GPS to help us locate or identify places on maps.

Click on the picture below to go to the OSI interactive map of Ireland and answer the following three questions:

1 What is located at the following co-ordinates? X: 529043, Y: 785918

2 What are the GPS co-ordinates for Ireland West Airport?

3 What do the letters GPS stand for?

Click on image to go to interactive map

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