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Geography the study of the earth and its people
absolute location the exact spot on Earth where a geographic feature (such as a city or mountain)is found
relative location the location of a feature in relation to the features around it
physical feature land areas, bodies of water, plant life, and available resources of an area
GPS a system that uses satellites and radio signals to determine the exact location of places on Earth
globe a round model of the earth that shows its shape, landforms, and directions as they relate to one another
map a flat drawing of all or part of the Earth's surface
latitude imaginary circles that run east to west around the globe and divide the globe into units called degrees
Equator circles the middle of the Earth half way between the North and South Poles
longitude imaginary lines running from the North Pole to the South Pole; also called meridians
Prime Meridian line at 0 degrees longitude which runs through Greenwich, England
hemisphere half of a sphere
Created by: MsLindaG



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