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reference map the location of the geographic area for which census data and or tabulated and disseminated
thematic map a map or chart especially designed to show a particular theme connected with a specific geographic areas
GPS a worldwide MEO satellite navigational system formed by 24 satellites orbiting the Earth
GIS geographic information system integrates hardware,software,and data for capturing,managing, analyzing, and displaying
Distance Scale particular length or distance determined with the precision of one order (or a few orders) of magnitude
directional indicator An instrument which displays heading transmitted electrically from a remote compass system.
inset map representation of a specific area on a map usually placed in an uncluttered portion of the same sheet as the smaller scale main map.
legend An unverified story handed down from earlier times, especially one popularly believed to be historical
latitude (parallels) north-south measurement of position on the Earth
longitude (meridians) Angular distance on the earth's surface, measured east or west from the prime meridian
Equator An imaginary circle around the Earth halfway between the North Pole and the South Pole; the largest circumference of the Earth.
Prime Meridian The zero meridian (0°), used as a reference line from which longitude east and west is measured
northern hemisphere The half of the earth north of the equator.
southern hemisphere outhern portion or half of the Earth
eastern hemisphere a geographical term for the half of the Earth that is east of the Prime Meridian (which crosses Greenwich, England, United Kingdom) and west of 180° longitude
western hemisphere The half of the earth comprising North America, Central America, and South America.
continents The major land masses of the earth. According to tradition most people speak of seven continents on the planet.
map grid a metal frame with bars across it
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