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Location Study Stack

TermDefinition
Reference Map Mapping that includes all possible valid relationships
Thematic Map A map or chart to show a theme connected to a geographic area.
GPS Global Positioning System that is a new way to find your way around streets, roads, and many other places without getting lost.
GIS Geographic Information System that helps find geographic locations by using information.
Distance Scale A length or distance to find a specific magnitude.
Directional Indicator A directional compass.
Inset Map The borders around a map.
Legend The key that states climates, etc on a map.
Latitude (Parallels) A geographic coordinate that specifies the north-south position of a point on the Earth's surface.
Longitude (Meridians) A geographic coordinate that specifies the east-west position of a point on the Earth's surface.
Equator The middle of the earth with a separating line in between the top and bottom. (North and South)
Prime Meridian A planet's meridian adopted as the zero of longitude.
Northern Hemisphere The hemisphere north to the equator.
Southern Hemisphere The hemisphere south to the equator.
Eastern Hemisphere The hemisphere east to the equator.
Western Hemisphere The hemisphere west to the equator.
Continents The World's main land expanses. (Asia, North America, South America, Europe, Australia and Antarctica.
Map grid Lines representing coordinates and parallels.
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