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Calcutt Map Terms

Map Skill Vocabulary

TermDefinition
axis an imaginary line between the North Pole and the South Pole
cardinal directions north, south, east, and west
compass rose a directional marker on a map
elevation height above sea level
frigid zone zones north of the Arctic Circle and south of the Antarctic Circle
hemisphere any one of the overlapping halves of the earth
intermediate directions northeast, southeast, northwest, and southwest
key or legend a box that explains the map's symbols
latitude imaginary lines that run east and west around the earth
longitude imaginary lines that run north and south around the earth
meridian another name for the line of longitude
parallel another name for the line of latitude
physical map shows landforms and bodies of water
political map shows cities, states, and countries
scale marks of small distances that stand for miles and kilometers
temperate zone parts of the earth between the Arctic Circle and the Tropic of Cancer, and between the Antarctic Circle and the Tropic of Capricorn
Tropic of Cancer a location at 23 degrees North latitude
Tropic of Capricorn a location at 23 degrees South latitude
tropical zone section between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn
Created by: calcutts