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Science-Topic 4

Earth's Features

Resource Map A map that shows what can be produced in or taken from an area
Satellite Map A map showing an image of a place taken from a satellite
Topographic Map A map showing the land surface of a place
feature a characteristic or part of something
legend a key that tells what map symbols stand for
compass rose shows directions
symbols small pictures, lines or letters that appear on a map
erosion process where water, ice, wind or gravity move pieces of rock and soil
deposition dropping of sediment by wind, ice, water or gravity
weathering process where rock is worn away or broken down into small pieces
political map shows countries, states and capital cities
physical map shows physical features of a place
canyon deep, narrow areas surrounded by mountains
butte single hill with steep sides
fault cracks in the Earth's surface
trench long, narrow sunken areas in the ocean floor
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