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One of earth’s seven large bodies of land. continent
One of the halves of earth. (example – northern hemisphere) hemisphere
An imaginary line that circles the earth halfway between the north and South Pole. It is 0 degrees latitude. equator
Distances north and south of the equator, measured by a set of imaginary lines that run east and west. latitude
An imaginary line circling the earth, separating the earth into the eastern and western hemisphere. It is 0 degrees longitude. prime meridian
Distances east and west of the Prime Meridian, measured by a set of imaginary lines that run north and south. longitude
a unit of measurement that indicates the distance between lines of latitude and longitude. degree
The directions north, east, south and west on a compass rose. cardinal directions
The directions northeast, northwest, southeast and southwest on a compass rose. intermediate directions
A drawing on a map that shows direction. compass rose
A unit of measurement on a map that is used to represent a distance on earth. scale
Located in a map key to show representation of items. symbol
a list of map symbols that show what each symbol represents. map key
a small map used to show the specific location of a larger map locator
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