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Five Themes_

Reference Map A map that includes all possible valid relationships between a source system and a target system
Thematic Map Map or chart especially designed to show a particular theme connected with a specific geographic area
GPS A satellite navigation system
GIS A system designed to capture, store, manipulate, analyze, manage, and present all types of geographical data
Distance Scale A particular distance determined with the precision of one order of magnitude
Directional Indicator A compass rose, a picture telling you the direction of the map
Inset Map More detailed representation of a specific area on a map
Legend An explanatory table or list of the symbols appearing on a map or chart
Latitude The angular distance of a place north and south of the Equator
Longitude The angular distance of a place east and west of the Prime Meridian
Equator Adopted as the 0 of latitude
Prime Meridian Adopted as the 0 of longitude
Northern Hemisphere The hemisphere that i to the north of the equator
Southern Hemisphere The hemisphere that is to the south of the equator
Eastern Hemisphere The hemisphere located to the east of the prime meridian
Western Hemisphere The hemisphere located to the west of the prime meridian
Continents Any of the world's main continuous expanses of land
Map Grid A symbolized network of lines, or graticule representing parallels and meridians or plane coordinates
Created by: shannonkmcmanus



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