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Activity 1A

Cartographer A person who creates maps.
Absolute Location Identifies the exact location where someone or something is found on the surface of the Earth.
Relative Location Uses terms such as near, by, or at the corner of to identify a location.
Global Position System Relies on a space satellite to provide location information in all kinds of weather.
Latitude The name given to imaginary horizontal lines that run across the Earth. They are sometimes called parallels.
Equator The most important line of latitude. It stretches around the middle of the earth and is identified as 0 degrees.
Northern Hemisphere The land and water north of the equator.
Southern Hemisphere The land and water south of the equator.
Eastern Hemisphere All of the longitude lines east of the Prime Meridian are in this hemisphere
Western Hemisphere All of the longitude lines west of the Prime Meridian are in this hemisphere.
Longitude A set of imaginary lines that run north and south (up and down) on a map or globe from North Pole to South Pole. They are also called meridians.
Prime Meridian The most important longitude line. It divides the Earth into two hemispheres.This line is identified as 0 degrees longitude.
Tropic of Cancer The latitude line 23 1/2 degrees north of the equator.
Tropic of Capricorn The latitude line 23 1/2 degrees south of the equator.
Arctic Circle The latitude line 66 1/2 degrees north of the equator.
Antarctic Circle The latitude line 66 1/2 degrees south of the equator.
Created by: betsywellman



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