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World Geo

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Reference Map shows the location of the geographic areas for which census data are tabulated and disseminated.
Thematic Map a type of map or chart especially designed to show a particular theme connected with a specific geographic area.
GPS is a space-based satellite navigation system that provides location and time information in all weather conditions, anywhere on or near the Earth where there is an unobstructed line of sight to four or more GPS satellites.
GIS is a computerized data management system used to capture, store, manage, retrieve, analyze, and display spatial information.
Distance Scale Scale is the proportion between a distance on the map and the corresponding distance on the ground
Directional Indicator A component of the average directional index that is used to measure the presence of an uptrend.
Inset Map A small map set within a larger map.
Legend a table on a map, chart, or the like, listing and explaining the symbols used.
Latitude he angular distance of a place north or south of the earth's equator, or of a celestial object north or south of the celestial equator, usually expressed in degrees and minutes.
Longitude the angular distance of a place east or west of the meridian at Greenwich, England, or west of the standard meridian of a celestial object, usually expressed in degrees and minutes
Equator an imaginary line drawn around the earth equally distant from both poles, dividing the earth into northern and southern hemispheres and constituting the parallel of latitude 0°.
Prime Meridian a planet's meridian adopted as the zero of longitude. the earth's zero of longitude, which by convention passes through Greenwich, England.
Northern Hemisphere The Northern Hemisphere is the half of a planet that is north of its equator
Southern Hemisphere On Earth the Southern Hemisphere contains all or parts of five continents, four oceans and most of Oceania. Several islands off the Asian continental mainland are also in the Southern Hemisphere.
Eastern Hemisphere The Eastern Hemisphere is a geographical term for the half of the Earth that is east of the Prime Meridian and west of 180° longitude
Western Hemisphere The Western Hemisphere is a geographical term for the half of the Earth that lies west of the Prime Meridian and east of the Antimeridian, the other half being called the Eastern Hemisphere.
Continents any of the world's main continuous expanses of land (Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, South America)
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