Busy. Please wait.
Log in with Clever

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever

Username is available taken
show password

Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't Know
Remaining cards (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how


Basic Mapping

cardinal directions North, East, South, West
ordinal directions Northeast, Southeast, Southwest, Northwest
hemisphere half of the earth
longitude lines running north and south on map that are used to measure the distance East or West of the Prime Meridian
latitude lines running east and west on a map that are used to measure the distance North or South of the Equator
Prime Meridian The line of ZERO longitude that divides the earth into an Eastern and Western Hemisphere
Equator The line of ZERO latitude that divides the earth into a Northern and Southern Hemisphere
T in TODALSS Title
O in TODALSS Orientation
A in TODALSS Author
L in TODALSS Legend
First S in TODALSS Scale
Second S in TODALSS Source
Another name for Legend? Key
How do most maps show Orientation? Compass
Created by: jbenson5463
Popular Geography sets




Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards