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Chapter 1

Political map a map that includes boarders, countries, estates, and cities
Physical map a map that includes mountains, plains, rivers, and oceans
Globe a three-dimensional representation of the Earth
Cartographer a mapmaker
Topographic map a representation of natural and man-made features on earth
Movement how people, things, and information get from one location to another
Region areas of the world with common characteristics
Interaction the ways human beings modify, rely on, or adapt to the physical world
Absolute location the exact place where a geographic feature is found
Relative location describes a place in relation to other places around it
Place the physical characteristics of an area
Hemisphere each half of the globe
Equator the imaginary line that divides the north and south halves of the earth
Prime Meridian imaginary line that divides the east and west halves of the Earth
Latitude imaginary lines that run parallel to the equator
Longitude imaginary lines that go around the earth over the poles
Created by: staatc60