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basic map skills

Absolute Location exact location using lat and long
Cardinal Directions N E S W
Intermediate Directions NE, SE, NW,& SW
Latitude Fake lines that run from E to W
longitude Fake lines that run from N to S
Equator 0 degree line of lat
Prime Meridian 0 degree line of long
Scale determines distance between places on a map
Cultural Geo. human aspects of geo. includes language,religion,clothing,tec. and government.
Physical Geo. natural aspects of geo. land types waterways natural resources & climate
political Geo. aspects of the government made by countries
key part of map that shows what the symbols used within the map stand for
political Maps show boundries of countries or states
physical maps show natural features and elevations
Resoures maps natural resoures
historic maps places change
economizes map various goods are produced
Created by: Jarissa