Definition of sketch map in English:

sketch map


  • A roughly drawn map that shows only basic details.

    • ‘The project relied on teamwork, the collection of toponyms, the drawing of sketch maps, and the interpretation of air photos.’
    • ‘I will refer to the accompanying sketch map throughout my description of the situation.’
    • ‘Villagers in the Philippines drew over 40 sketch maps of mangrove and coral reef habitats on top of base maps.’
    • ‘The sketch maps resulting from these scientific encounters, however, are rarely used to produce standardized maps.’
    • ‘Locations of the 40 sites from which we removed eggs were recorded on sketch maps, and eggs were photographed with a Polaroid camera.’
    • ‘This chapter has excellent descriptions of important specimen-producing sites and a wide assortment of color photographs and geologic sketch maps.’
    • ‘I find it useful to use both published and students' sketch maps (often in conjunction with photographs) as part of the planning and drafting process.’
    • ‘The way they transform these cognitive images into hand-drawn lines in sketch maps is central to the approach.’
    • ‘Part of their work consisted of drawing sketch maps showing the locations where game animals were captured.’
    • ‘By the end of the third workshop, most participants could easily draw sketch maps and read standard cartographic sheets and air photos.’
    • ‘There's a sketch map of the world indicating time zones.’
    • ‘As you go around, mark every feature you find on a large sketch map of the water.’
    • ‘Only occasionally have they converted these cognitive orientations into sketch maps for use in their daily lives.’
    • ‘A sketch map in the front of the booklet guides the reader to the sites of the articles.’