choropleth map

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a map that uses graded differences in shading or color or the placing of symbols inside defined areas on the map in order to indicate the average values of some property or quantity in those areas

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The GIS based chloropleth maps are developed for each and every disaster risk and for the cumulative disaster risks conditions at district level.
Chloropleth maps of the predicted risk categories were generated using ArcGIS 9.
htm) shows a chloropleth map (display of quantitative or qualitative information about subentities in terms of symbols or colors) of ecoregions with numbers of avian influenza cases (each spatially and temporally isolated set of individual events, regardless of number of deaths, is recorded as a case).
Different types of thematic maps, such as chloropleth or isopleth, will be discussed, along with their use for displaying data visually.
However, the delineations of its classes, as in any chloropleth map, are only approximations, thus even the Thompson and Beckmann map is not completely accurate.