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reference map mapping that includes all valid relationships between a source system and a target system.
thematic map A thematic map is a type of map or chart especially designed to show a particular theme connected with a specific geographic area
GPS The Global Positioning System (GPS) is a satellite-based navigation system made up of a network of 24 satellites placed into orbit by the U.S.
GIS A geographic information system(GIS) is a system designed to capture, store, manipulate, analyze, manage, and present all types of geographical data.
distance scale In physics, length scale is a particular length or distance determined with the precision of one order of magnitude.
directional indicator Many technical traders will watch for the positive directional indicator to cross above the negative directional indicator to signal the beginning of an uptrend.
inset map More detailed (larger scale) 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 a traditional story sometimes popularly regarded as historical but unauthenticated
latitude (parallels) A circle of latitude on the Earth is an imaginary east-west circle connecting all locations having a given latitude. A location's position along a circle of latitude is given by its longitude.
longitude(meridians) Angular distance on the earth's surface, measured east or west from the prime meridian at Greenwich, England, to the meridian passing through a position, expressed in degrees (or hours), minutes, and seconds.
equator an imaginary line drawn around the earth equally distant from both poles, dividing the earth into northern and southern hemispheres and constituting the parallel of latitude 0°
prime merdian a planet's meridian adopted as the zero of longitude..
northern hemisphere the hemisphere that is to the north of the equator.
southern hemisphere the hemisphere to the south of the equator.
eastern hemisphere the hemisphere that includes Eurasia and Africa and Australia.
western hemisphere the hemisphere that includes North America and South America.
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.
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