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Map Skill II Poy

rev. for CBA

A person who studies the Earth and its people is a ________________________________. geographer
The study of Earth and its people; divided into Physical and Human Geography is called ________________________. Geography
The study of Earth's natural feature is ________________________. Physical Geography
The study of people and how they interact with the environment is __________________________. Human Geography
The position of something or someone on the Earth's surface is _____________________. location
A group of areas that share certain common characteristics is _____________________. region
A miniature model of the planet Earth is a _________________. globe
A flat projection of some aspect of Earth's surface is a ____________. map
Exactly where something is located on Earth is an ______________________________________. absolute location
The location of a place compared to a known, familiar place is a __________________________. relative location
The imaginary lines on maps and globes running east and west; used to locate places are __________________________________. latitude lines
The imaginary lines on maps and globes running north and south; used to locate places are____________________________. longitude lines
A pattern of lines running horizontally and vertically that cross each other at right angles forms a ________________________. grid
The arrow pointing North on maps and globes point in a certain _________________________. direction
The size of an area on a map; used to find the distance between two places is a ____________. scale
That which explains the symbols on maps and globes is a ____________________________. key or legend
One of the Earth's largest bodies of water are called __________________. oceans
One of seven major land masses on Earth are our _______________________. continents
The shape land takes; types include plains, plateaus, hill, and mountains are ____________. landforms
Created by: sgibbins