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the specific address or latitude and longitude coordinates of a place absolute location
north, south, east, and west cardinal directions
a symbol that shows directions on a map compass rose
coordinates the letter and number that identify a grid square; the latitude and longitude of a place
the units of latitude and longitude lines degrees
the changes in a sphere that are shown on a flat surface, such as a map distortion
the imaginary line around the middle of the Earth that divides Earthinto the Northern and Southern Hemispheres equator
the study of Earth and the way people use Earth geography
a model of the Earth that is shaped like a sphere globe
a pattern of lines that cross each other to form squares grid
half of a sphere; the four hemispheres are Eastern, Western, Northern, and Southern hemisphere
a small map within a larger one inset map
a junction on a major highway with special connecting ramps to allow vehicles to change roads without interrupting the flow of traffic interchange
northeast, southeast, northwest, southwest intermediate directions
an imaginary line at about 180 longitude where the day changes international date line
a place where two highways cross or meet junction
a unit of length used in measuring distance in the metric system kilometers
the distance north or south of the Equator measured in degrees latitude
a map key, or list of symbols, and what they stand for legend
the distance east or west of the Prime Meridian measured in degrees longitude
the alphabetical list of places on a map with their grid coordinates map index
the guide that shows what distances on a map equal in the real world map scale
a projection that shows the compass directions between places accurately, distance and size are distorted, especially near poles mercator projection
lines of longitude meridians
small triangles and numbers on a map used to indicate distances along highways mileage markers
a unit used in measuring distance miles
the point farthest north on Earth north pole
lines of latitude parallels