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ch.1 vocab

atlas a 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 cirlce latitude line 66 1/2 degrees south
longitude meridians(lines) that run north/south on a map or a guid
thematic map map that shows specific info like climate or population
scale bar measures distance on a map
cardinal dirctions North,South,East,West
map scale the relationship between the distance between two places in real life and on a map
hertisphere half of earth
equator the main line of latitude
circle graph pre-shaped graph shows "whole" divided
globe a ball(sphertical) shaped model of the earth
population density average number of people per square mile
bar graph a graph that contains that compare information
grid system when latitude/longitude lines cross each other
climograph shows climate or weather patterns in a specifc place
pictograph makes comparison using symbols or picture
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 people -made boundaries
physical map a map show elevation
map key a guid that shows what colors and symbols mean on a map
climate average weaqther pattern of an area
absolute location the exact position of a place on earth
compase rose small symbol that show directions on a map
latitude parrele lines that run east to west on a map or globe
Created by: D.hatton