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reference map is a map that emphasizes the geographic location of features.
thematic map used to display data on a map
GPS Global Positioning System (GPS) is a space satellite -based navigation system that provides location
GIS lets us visualize, question, analyze, and interpret data to understand relationships, patterns, and trends.
distance scale he measurement of distances to things that are very far away. We have seen earlier some methods for measuring
directional indicator tells direction
inset map A small map set within a larger map.
legend the part of the map that tells you information
latitude (parallels) the horizontal line on a map
longitude (meridians) the long part of the map
Equator the center of the map
Prime Meridian the zero of longitude
northern hemisphere top have of the world
southern hemisphere lower have of the world
eastern hemisphere the right have of the world
western hemisphere the left have of the world
continents the 7 major land forms of the world
map grid the latitude and longitude of the world
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