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SS8 - Geog

Test Prep: Targets game for World Map Quiz

What is "scale" on a map? The relationship between map distance to real distance
What is the largest continent in the world? Asia
What is the largest ocean in the world? Pacific Ocean
What is the term which means "Half the Globe"? Hemisphere
What are the furthest points from the equator? (Hint: there are 2 of them) Poles
The study of the Earth Geography
Lines used to describe all points on a map that are of the same elevation Contour lines
What is the tilt of earth on it's axis? 23.5 degrees
Why is it summer in Prince George, BC when it is winter in Melbourne, Australia? Because of the tilt of earth's axis (23.5 degrees); when the northern hemisphere is tilted closer to the sun it is Summer.
What are the cardinal points on a map? North, South, East West
What is a map symbol? A picture on a map that shows a park, school, etc.
What is a legend on a map? Helps to identify the meaning of symbols, lines, colours used on the map.
What always goes at the top of the map? Map Title
Created by: CHSS