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reference map display the boundaries, names of standard geographic areas, and physical features, such as roads, railroads, coastlines, rivers and lakes.
thematic map Also called a special purpose map uses key colors and symbols.
GPS Uses signals from satellites to tell you where you are and to give you directions to other places helps us find our way if lost.
GIS Computer program that links where we are databases with descriptive information.
distance scale compares a measurement on a map to the actual distance between locations identified on the map
directional indicator compass that assists an airplane pilot in flying planned course by direct reading and comparison of two indicators one of which is set for the desired heading while the other shows the actual heading.
Inset map A small map or picture that is shown on a larger map or picture in order to show more detail.
Legend These are also called keys these help us understand maps by using symbols and key colors.
latitude (parallels) These lines run west, east and are also called meridians which helps us determine the hemisphere.
longitude (meridians) These lines run north, south and are also called Parallels which helps us determine the hemisphere.
Prime Meridian The major line of longitude.
equator The major line of latitude.
northern hemisphere part of earth that is north of the equator.
southern hemisphere Part of the earth that is south of the equator.
eastern hemisphere Part of Earth Earth that lies west of the Prime Meridian and east of the Anti meridian.
western hemisphere Part of the earth that lies west of the Prime Meridian and east of the Anti meridian.
continents Continuous expansions of land.
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