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NCMS 6W SS Vocab 1

Geography the study of earth and its peoples, places, and environments
Spatial Earth's features in terms of their places, shapes, and relationships to one another
Landscape a portion of the Earth's surface that can be viewed at one time and from one location
Relative Location describes where a place is relative to another place
Absolute Location the exact location of something
Latitude lines on a map that run east to west, but measure distance in a north to south direction
Climate the average weather in a place over a long period of time
Hemisphere each half of Earth
Compass Rose the feature on a map that shows direction
Scale the relationship between distances on the map and on Earth
Elevation the measurement of how much above or below sea level a place is
Relief the difference between the elevation of one feature and the elevation of another feature near it
Technology any way that scientific discoveries are applied to practical use
Created by: barberk