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SS Geography Terms

TermDefinition
Cartographer A person who makes map
Colony A country or area that is a part of another country
Caravel A small fast Spanish or Portuguese sailing ship of the 15th and 17th centuries
Rudder A flat piece of wood metal or plastic hinged vertically to hear the stern of a boat or a ship steering
Astrolabe An instrument formerly used to make astronomical measurements
Empire An extensive group of states and countries under a single authority
Conquistador A conquerer
Line Of Demarcation The newly discovered lands outside Europe between Spain and Portugal along a meridian
Global Exploration The act or an instance of exploring
Navigate To plan and direct the route or course of a ship aircraft or an other form of transportation
Circumnavigation Sail around the world
Current A body of water or air moving in a definite direction
Colonial Exploration Exploring many colonies
Compass An instrument containing a magnetized pointer that shows the direction of magnetic north
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