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S.S: Geography 10-12

Hemispheres;Latitude and Longitude;Maps;Vocab

Term/QuestionDefinition/Answer
The ______ is the imaginary horizontal line that circles the middle of the Earth like a belt. Equator
What is a region? Areas with distinctive human and/or physical characteristics.
What is the term movement called or referred to? The travel of people, goods, and ideas move from one location to another.
Geographers look at how people have shaped our world through ________ ________ , which is one of the six Essential Elements of Geography. Human Systems
What map first used latitude and longitude as straight lines? Mercator Map
Which map shows the names and borders of countries? Political Map
What map uses color to show population density? Choropleth
What does a scale measure? The distance on a map.
Mapmakers create different types of map projections because __________. They show the Earth from different perspectives.
The longitude of the Prime Meridian is _________.
_________ and _________ are the names of the lines on maps and globes that help you find places on Earth. Equator and Prime Meridian
If you want to know how glaciers shape the Earth's surface, then you will look at ___________ ___________, one of the Six Essential Elements of geography that involves examining where a place is located. Physical Systems
A __________ was developed as a new model for the Earth after geographers realized that the Earth was not flat. Globe
Colors on a physical map represent ___________ Land; Water; Elevation
___________ ____________ is one of the Six Essential Elements of geography that involves examining where a place is located. Spatial Terms
Geographers can pinpoint absolute location by _____________. Finding the intersection of latitude and longitude.
The study of geography is broken down into __ themes and __ essential elements. 5 themes and 6 essential elements.
What is the definition of migration? The movement of people from one place to settle in another place.
What type of map shows land and water features? Physical Map
What is a topic that is studied or a special quality that connects ideas? Theme
A __________ is one-half the globe when divided into North and South or East and West. Hemisphere
What is a special-purpose map? A map that shows theme or patterns such as climate, natural resources, or population.
__________ is the state of having understanding or knowledge. Awareness
What is a projection? A way of showing the round Earth on a flat surface.
A ____________ are imaginary lines that circle the Earth parallel to the Equator. Lines of latitude
What is a cardinal direction? North; South; East; West
What are the imaginary lines that circle the Earth from pole to pole? Lines of longitude
What type of map shows the names and borders of countries? Political Map
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