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Reference Map Shows the location of the geographic areas for which census data are tabulated and disseminated.
Thematic map Is a type of map especially designed to show a particular theme connected with a specific geographic area
GPS is a space-based satellite navigation system that provides location and time information in all weather conditions, anywhere on or near the Earth.
GIS is a computerized data management system used to capture, store, manage, retrieve, analyze, and display spatial information
Distance Scale The scale of a map is the ratio of a distance on the map to the corresponding distance on the ground
Directional Indicator A component of the average directional index (ADX) that is used to measure the presence of a downtrend.
Inset map A smaller map in a larger map
Lengend an explanatory list of the symbols on a map or chart
Latitude (Parallels) A set of imaginary lines that run parallel to the equator, and that are used in locating places north or south
Longitude (Meridians) A set of imaginary lines that go around the earth over the poles, dividing east and west.
Equator The imaginary line that encircles the globe, dividing the earth into northern and southern halves.
Prime Meridian The imaginary line at zero meridian used to measure longitude east to west, and dividing the earths east and west halves.
Northern Hemisphere of Earth is the half that is north of the equator
Southern Hemisphere The southern half of the Earth's surface; the Earth's surface south of the equator.
Eastern Hemisphere is a geographical term for the half of the Earth that is east of the Prime Meridian (which crosses Greenwich, England, United Kingdom) and west of 180° longitude.
Western Hemisphere The Western Hemisphere is a geographical term for the half of the Earth that lies west of the Prime Meridian and east of the Antimeridian,
Continents A landmass above water on the earth.
Map grid Grid lines on maps define the coordinate system, and are numbered to provide a unique reference to features
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