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Map skills Voc.

hemisphere half of the globe
Equator imaginary line that circles the middle of the earth; makes Northern and Southern hemispheres
Prime Meridian imaginary line that runs North to South; makes Eastern and Western hemispheres
absolute location exact position of a place on the earth’s surface; measured in latitude and longitude
latitude imaginary parallel lines that circle the earth; run east to west; measure distance north or south of the Equator
longitude imaginary lines, or meridians; run north to south; measure distance east or west of the Prime Meridian
map key explains symbols and colors used on a map
Created by: s730496