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ch1 vocabulary

atlas a book of maps
elevation height above sea level
geography study of the earth [land and people]
arctic circle latitude line 661/2 degrees north
antarctic latitude line 661/2 degrees south
longitube meridians[line]that run north/south on a map or globe
thematic map map the shows specific info like climate or population
scale bar measures distance on a map
caedinal dirctions north,south,east,west
map scale the relalionship between the distance between two places in real life and on a map
hemisphere a half of the earth
equator the mean line of latitube
circle graph pie-shaped graph shows ''whole'' divided
globe a ball[spherical] shaped modle 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 pattems in a specific place
pictograph makes comparison using symbols or pictures
ralative 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 showinng 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 map
latitude parallel lines that run east to west on a map or globe
Created by: rynell