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Map Skills

Click on Targets to also practice labeling the World Map and Compass Rose.

What are the Earth's hemispheres? Eastern, Western, Northern, Southern
Why do maps usually have a scale on them? To compare distances on a map with the actual real-world distances.
Lines that run east and west but measure north and south are called? Latitude
Another name for east/west lines? parallel
Lines that run north and south but measure east and west are called? longitude
Another name for these north/south lines is called? meridians
0 degrees latitude is called the? equator
0 degrees longitude is called the? prime meridian
What is the purpose of using a physical map? to show landforms and Earths natural features.
Created by: Mrsroberts