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Chapter 1 Section 2

World Studies Chapter 1 Section 2

Scale Relative size on a map
Distortion Loss of accuracy
Geographic Information System (GIS) A computer-based system that links information to locations
Projection Method of mapping Earth to a flat surface
Mercator Projection Shows correct shapes, but not true distances or sizes
Equal-Area Projection Shows correct size, but not true shapes
Robinson Projection Best map available; shows most distances, sizes, and shapes accurately
Compass Rose A diagram of a compass showing direction
Scale Bar Shows how distance on the map compare to actual distances on land
Key (Legend) Explains the symbols and shading on the map
A smaller scale shows... A general picture of a large area
A larger scale shows... A detailed picture of a small area
Created by: wcabana