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A large body of land. Continent
Name the continents. North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, Austraila, Antartica
Half of the globe. Hemisphere
Name the four hemispheres. Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western Hemisphere
What hemisphere is the United States in? Western Hemisphere
An imaginary line halfway between the North Pole and South Pole. It separates the Northern and Southern hemisphere. Equator
A measure of how far north or south a place is from the equator. Latitude (Parallel)
A measure of distance east or west of the Prime Meridian Longitude (Meridian)
An imaginary line that separates the Western and Eastern Hemispheres. Prime Meridian
A map of the world with latitude and longitude lines. Global Grid
Unit of measure used for latitude and longitude. Degrees
What does longitude measure? How far east or west a location is from the Prime Meridian.
What does latitude measure? How far north or south a place is from the Equator.
Which type of directions are North, South, East, West? Cardinal Directions
A small drawing that can help you find a place. Shows N,S,E and W Compass Rose
Northeast, Northwest, Southwest, Southeast Intermediate Directions
Something that stands for something else. Symbol
A map key gives the meaning of each symbol used on the map. Map Key
Created by: kimellis