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model of the Earth Globe
large bodies of land Continents
large bodies of salt water oceans
object shaped like a ball; 3D sphere
one half of the globe hemisphere
imaginary line running east and west, half way between the North and South Poles Equator
run east and west but measure north and south latitude lines
sometimes called Parallels latitude lines
run north and south, but measure east and west longitude lines
measure north or south of the equator latitude lines
sometimes called Meridians longitude lines
measure east and west of the Prime Meridian longitude lines
starting point for measuring longitude (0 degrees longitude) Prime Meridian
North, South, East, and West Cardinal directions
NE, SE, NW, SW Intermediate directions
shows distance on a map scale
tells what map symbols stand for map key
small inset map in the corner of a larger map - shows where subject is located locator map
relief and elevation maps that show Earth's features like mountains, rivers, high and low elevations, etc. Physical Map
shows you how to get from one place to another using roads, highways, points of interest and milage road map
shows information about the past and where past events took place historical map
show boundaries, cities, captital cities Political Map
Created by: lachapellt
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