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Social Studies

Grade 6 Social Studies

What gives information on map symbols? Legend
North, south east and...? West
The lines that run parallel to the equator? Latitude
The lines parallel to the Prime Meridian? Longitude
What is the English town that the Prime Meridian runs through? Greenwich
There is the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of ...? Capricorn
On which side of the equator is Hawaii located? North
What types of maps show where you can find deserts, grassy plains, and tropical jungles? Vegetation
A person who makes maps is a... Cartographer
A book of maps is called a... Atlas
These are found in the legend. Symbols
These types of maps show us where mountains are located, flat lands and even deep parts of the ocean? Physical
Is Japan east or west of the Prime Meridian? East
Is Italy east or west of the Prime Meridian? East
Does the equator pass through Chile or Brazil? Brazil
Is the Tropic of Cancer above or below the equator? Above
On a map, what is usually coloured yellow? Deserts
This is located at the widest circumference of the Earth Equator
You can locate a location on a map by using...? Co-ordinates
This shows a map reader which way north is Directional Indicator
These are things on a map that would help someone find their way easier. Landmarks
This is used to show distance Scale
These types of maps show the names and locations of countries, capital cities and the boundaries. Political
What hemispere is India in? Eastern
What hemispere is Canada in? Northern
Created by: sarannn