The internal representation each of us have of an area is usually very different, and based on our experiences. Therefore, if i asked you to draw a map of Seaford from memory, the maps you would draw are unlikely to be the same as that of the next person.
Thanks to Ian Murray (SLN) for pointing out a set of interesting cognitive maps showing young peoples perceptions of their city. Click here to see more of these maps.
What would your 'Mental Map' look like?