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reference map shows the location of the geographic areas for which census data are tabulated and disseminated.
thematic map map or chart designed to show a particular theme connected with the specific geographical area.
GPS transmits and computes distances using satellites orbiting Earth
GIS system designed to capture, store, manipulate, analyze, manage, and present all types of geographical data
distance scale separation between two points using a type of unit to measure in
directional indicator an instrument that indicates direction of movement
inset map more detailed 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 key to symbolize ares on a map
latitude the angular distance of a place north or south of the earth's equator, or of an object north or south of the equator
longitude the angular distance of a place east or west of the meridian at Greenwich
equator line around the earth distant from both pole, dividing the earth into northern and southern hemispheres
Prime Meridian zero of longitude
northern hemisphere the hemisphere that is north of the equator
southern hemisphere the hemisphere that is south of the equator
eastern hemisphere the hemisphere that is east of the Prime Meridian
western hemisphere the hemisphere that is west of the Prime Meridian
continent main continuous expanse of land
map grid a symbolized network of lines representing parallels and meridians or plane coordinates.