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Quiz 1 Spatial World

tsunami a series of ocean waves caused by a large abrupt disturbance of the sea-surface.
thematic map a map made to reflect particular information about a geographic area
political map a thematic map that shows political boundaries
physical map a thematic map that shows the major physical features of a place
line of latitude imaginary lines that show distances north or south of the equator
lines of longitude imaginary lines that show distances east or west of the prime meridian
equator the line of latitude that circles Earth halfway between the North and South Poles
Prime Meridian the line of longitude that runs from the North Pole to the South Pole through Greenwich, England
map scale this shows how a distance on a map compares to the actual distance on the earth
cartographer a geographer who makes maps
Created by: AMS SS 6