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final exam review I

ch 1 vocab

atlas book of maps
elevation height above sea level
geography study of the earth (land and people)
arctic Circle latitude line 66 1/2 degrees north
antarctic 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 popular
scale bar measures distance on map
cardinal dirctions north,south,east,west
map scale the relationship between the distance between two places in real life on a map
hemisphere a half of the earth
equator the main line of latitud
circle graph pie-shape graph shows "whole" divided
globe a ball(spherical) shaped model of the earth
population density average number of people per square mile
bar graph a graph that compares information
grid system when latitude/longitude lines cross each other
climograph shows climate or weather patterns in a specific place
pictograph makes comparison using symbols or pictures
relative location how far and in what direction on place is to another
chart a graphic way of presenting info in an organized way
politycal map a map showing people-made boundaries
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 position of a place on earth
compass rose small symbol that shows directions on a mapfg
latitude parallel lines that run east to west on a map or globe
Created by: yarelis
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