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Geography Terms

Compass a tool on a map that shows cardinal and intermediate directions
Equator the zero degree imaginary line of latitude that divides the Earth into the north and south hemispheres
hemisphere half the Earth (northern, southern, eastern, and western half spheres)
Inset Map a smaller map found on a larger map that highlights something
Legend a section on a map that shows symbols and their meanings
Meridians lines of longitude (Prime Meridian)
Map Scale a tool on a map that is used to measure distances
Parallels lines of latitude (equator)
Physical Map a map that shows physical features and land features
Political Map a map that shows physical features and land features
Prime Meridian the zero degree imaginary line of longitude that meets the 180 degree line at the poles and divides the Earth into the East and West hemispheres
Title a name given to a person, object, or place
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