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Mapping test review

contour line connects point of equal elevation
contour interval distance between two adjacent contour lines
index contour contour line that shows its elevation
relief difference between highest and lowest points on a map
hachures depression contours
elevation distance above sea level
cartography the study of map making
map key shows what the symbols represent
profile side view
Latitude lines run west to east and measure north and south of the equator
Longitude lines run north to south and measure east and west of the prime meridian
Equator 0 degrees latitude
North Pole 90 degrees N latitude and the South Pole is 90 degrees S latitude
Prime Meridian 0 degrees longitude runs through Greenwich, England
International Date Line 180 degrees longitude, where the new day starts
Meridians 179 degrees East and West of the Prime Meridian
How many time zones are in the world? 24
How many time zones are in the entire U.S? 6
Crossing the international date line going west you advance _______ day One
Created by: Gabbie452303
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