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atlas book of maps
elevation height above sea level
geography study of earth (land and people)
artic circle latitude line 66 1/2 degrees north
antartic circle latitude line 66 1/2 degrees south
longitude meridians (lines) that run north/south on a map or globe.
thematic map map that shows specific info like climate or population
scale bar measure distance on a map
Cardinal Directions North,South,East,West
map scale the relationship between the ditsance between two places in rea life and on a map
Hemisphere a half of the earth
Equater the main line of latitude
circle graph pie-shaped graph shows "whole" divided
globe a ball (sphereical)shaped model of the earth
population average number of people per square mile
bar graph a graph that compares info
grid system when latitude/longitude lines cross each each other
climograph shows climate or weather patterns in a specific Place
pictographs makes comparison using symbols or pictures
relative location how far and in what direction one place is to another
chart a graphic way of presenting info in an organized way
political map a map showing peole -made boundries
physical map a map shows elevation
map key a guide that shows what colors and symbols mean on a map
climate average weather pattern of an area
absolute location the exact positiion of a place on earth
compass rose small symbol that shows direction on a map
latitude parallel lines that run east to west on a map or globe
bay a part of a large body of water that extends into the shorline
wide strait or waterway between two landmasses thta lie close to eacxh other
usaul predictable pattern of weather over a long period of time
moving streams of water in the worlds oceans affects climate
long periods of extreme anddryness and water shortage features of lands
height above sea level
individual features of the land
Part of a large body of water that enstends inland;larger than a bay
a shelterd place along a shore line where ships can anchor safely
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