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What is a picture on a map that stands for something real called? Also what is an alphabetical listing of places on a map called?

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  1. You'll need to decide, but here's a group of words to choose from:

    legend
    symbol
    index
    contents
    pictographs
    political divisions

    http://www.worldatlas.com/mapterms.htm

  2. A picture on a map could be an inset. You may also be referring to a map key.

    The alphabetical listing is usually called an index.

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