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Map Skills Terms

Review of map terms

cartography Map-making
latitude imaginary lines running east and west on a globe or map
longitude imaginary lines running north and south on a globe or map
absolute location uses coordinates of latitude and longitude to determine location
relative location uses cardinal and intermediate directions to determine location
cardinal direction North, South, East, and West
intermediate direction Northeast, Northwest, Southeast, Southwest
equator imaginary line at 0* latitude that divides the earth into northern and southern hemispheres
prime meridian imaginary line at 0* longitude that divides the earth into eastern and western hemispheres
hemisphere 1/2 the earth (1/2 a sphere)
compass rose indicates direction on a map
scale indicates distance on a map
legend tells what the symbols on a map mean
Created by: clemon