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Location Vocabulary

By: Kiana Oates 2/11/15 3-4 Period

TermDefinition
reference map Is the location of geography but takes by it own data.
thematic map Is designed to be specialized by the geographic area.
GPS Is a spaced-based satellite to check locations and time to your destination.
GIS Is a computerized data management system that can store retrieve, and mange, etc.., that can display information.
distance scale This measures the distance of your location, and this scale is on the bottom of the map that scales yards, meters, and miles.
directional indicator Is a large price range that lies beneath the largest current period of the previous price range.
inset map Is a map inside of a map that describes what is in the map and showing what are in the places.
legend Is a table, chart, or key to label the things that are on the map.
latitude (parallels) Is the line the is the distance that measures from the north to the south.
longitude (meridians) Is the line that is the distances that measures from the east and west of the equator.
Equator That measures the distances of weather vs. climate and that measures heat and cold.
Prime Meridian Measures the heat mostly and that goes north and south.
northern hemisphere Is half of north of the equator.
southern hemisphere Is the southern of earth's surface.
eastern hemisphere Is east of the prime meridian and it is half of it.
western hemisphere Is half of the earth and that is west of the prime meridian that lies on the earth.
continents One of the main landmass usually reckoned seven of them and they each have different weather and climate masses.
map grid Is a grid of geographic and projected coordinates that are aprat of layout maps.
Created by: Kiana_05