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Lines of _____ are drawn on a grid in an east-west direction. latitude
The equator divides the Earth into two halves, or _____. hemispheres
A _____ map, which shows true direction and shape, is a cylindrical projection. Mercator
The shortest route between any two places on the planet is called a _____ route. Great-circle
A map's _____, or key, identifies the symbols on a map and what they represent. legend
The United States has 48 _____, or connected, states. contiguous
Knowledge of two huge continents, the _____, sparked a race for European colonies around the world. European Perceptions
_____ maps show the average amount of rain, snow, sleet, or hail that a region gets each year. Precipitation
The term _____ is used to refer to the height of the land above sea level. elevation
A _____ shows the percentage of males and females by age group in a country's population. Population pyramid
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