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Geography the study of the Earth's physical features, environment , and the impact of human activity on these factors.
Cardinal Directions North, South, East, West
Choropleth Special purpose map that shows population density.
Culture The beliefs, ideas, and customs shared by a group of people.
Distort To change the shape of something (bigger, smaller)
Hemisphere A half of the Earth. There are four hemispheres; Northern, Southern, Eastern, Western.
Latitude Lies that run East and West across the Earth.
Longitude Lines that run North and South across the Earth.
Map A flat representation of the Earth.
Projection Showing a portion of the round Earth on a flat map.
Migration The movement of people form place to place to find food, water, shelter.
Physical Map A map that shows continents, oceans, and land elevation. Brown and Green= land ; Blue= oceans
Political Map A map that shows country borders and country names.
Scale A ruler like tool that shows the distance between place to place on a map.
Special- Purpose Map A map that shows special topics like climate, location, and population.
Symbol Small pictures that stand for features on a map.
Theme Location, Place, Human-Environment Interaction, Movement, and Region.
Equator A line of latitude that divides the Earth into the Northern and Southern Hemisphere. "Earth's Belt"
Prime Meridian A line of longitude that divides the Earth into the Eastern and Western Hemisphere.
Intermediate Directions Northeast, Southeast, Northwest, Southwest
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