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3rd SS Unit 1

Maps and Globes

The type of map shows the actual features of the land (mountains, water and rivers) and can be raised or flat. physical map
The imaginary line at 0 degrees LATITUDE that divides the earth into NORTHERN and SOUTHERN hemispheres. equator
The tool on a map that helps determine DIRECTION. compass rose
This mountain range is on the EASTERN coast of the United States. Appalachian
The imaginary lines that run north and south but measure east and west. lines of longitude
The tool on a map with SYMBOLS to help read the map. map key
This type of map shows cities, boundaries, counties, and states. political map
This type of map shows resources or crops. resource map
A ROUND model of the earth with bodies of water and land. globe
This river begins in the southern Rocky Mtns, is a border between the US and Mexico, and empties into the Gulf of Mexico. Rio Grande
These are known as INTERMEDIATE directions (hint: there are 4) northwest, southwest, northeast, southeast
The imaginary line at 0 degrees LONGITUDE that divides the earth into EASTERN and WESTERN hemispheres. Prime Meridian
The tool on a map helps determine the DISTANCE between locations. map scale
These are known as CARDINAL directions (hint: there are 4) cardinal
This type of map shows information from history. historical map
This is a FLAT representation of the earth. map
This type of map shows wealth and economic strength. economic map
The imaginary lines that run east and west but measure north and south. lines of latitude
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