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Map Skills

6th grade Humanities

Compass Rose a circular diagram printed on a map to show the directions
Grid system Imaginary lines on a map to locate places - Latitude and Longitude
Equator Imaginary line that crosses the middle of the Earth diving the Northern and Southern Hemispheres
Prime Meridian Imaginary line that crossesthe middle of the Earth through the North and South Poles
Hemisphere Half of a sphere
Map Key Tells what the symbols on the map stand for
Cardinal Directions Basic directions - North, South, East West
Intermediate Directions Northeast, Southeast, Northwest, Southwest
Map Scale A ratio that compares distance on a map to distance on Earth's surface
Latitude Imaginary lines that run parallel to the equator. Measured in degrees N and S
Longitude Imaginary lines that all cross the North and South Poles. Measured in degrees E and W
Inset Map a smaller map within a larger one
Created by: asettlemire