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Map Skills-Anderson

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globe A model of the Earth that shows Earth's shape, lands, distances,and directions as they truly relate to eachother
hemisphere half-spheres
latitude distance measured in degrees north or south
longitude distance measured in degrees east or west
grid system lines of longitude and latitude crossing
absolute location the longitude and latitude lines crossing exactly at a certain place
projections ways of showing earth on a flat page
great circle route travelling along a great circle
geographical information systems software program for making maps
map key explains the lines, symbols, and colors used on a map
cardinal directions N,S,E,W
compass rose directions on a map
intermediate directions NE, SE, NW, SW
scale bar helps you determine distance
scale what distance is represented by the measurement on the scale bar
Created by: AllynAnderson