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7th Map Skills Vocab

Map Skills Terms

TermDefinition
globe A round model of the earth that shows its shape, lands, and directions as they truly relate to one another.
map A flat drawing of all or part of the earth's surface.
latitude Imaginary circles that run east to west around the globe.
longitude Imaginary lines that run north and south.These lines are called meridians.
equator Imaginary line that circles the middle of the earth. This line divides the northern and southern hemisphere.
prime meridian The imaginary line that divides the eastern and western hemisphere.
hemisphere Refers to half of the globe.
scale The size of the map compared to the size of the actual land surface.
Intermediate directions NE, SE, NW, SW
cardinal directions N, S, E, W
political maps Maps that show the names and political boundaries of countries, along with human-made features such as cities.
physical maps Maps that show landforms and water features.
thematic maps Maps that show specific topics in detail.
map key Explains the symbols, colors, and lines of the map.
general purpose maps Maps that show a wide range of information about an area.
Created by: arenshaw