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Parker's Chapter 14

Review For Chapter 14

Which hemispheres do you live in? North & West
Lines that run north and south through both poles longitude
Imaginary line that separates northern and southern hemispheres equator
Which city does the Prime Meridian pass through in England? Greenwich
Another name for lines of latitude parallels
What units are used to measure latitude and longitude? degrees
A representation of the features of a physical body on Earth map
Fixed points used to describe direction and location reference points
Geographic north true north
Difference between true north and magnetic north declination
North, South, East, and West cardinal directions
Device used to show direction compass
0 degrees longitude Prime Meridian
0 degrees latitude equator
180 degrees longitude International Date Line
Another name for lines of longitude meridians
Shows the relationship between the distance on Earth and the distance on the map scale
Changes that happen in the shapes and sizes of landmasses and oceans on a map distortions
List of symbols on a map legend (key)
A cylindrical map Mercator
A map projection made by moving contents of a globe to a flat plane azimuthal
Connects points of equal elevation contour lines
A map that shows the surface features of an area topographic map
Distance east or west of the prime meridian longitude
Distance north or south of the equator latitude
Map used most often to map the U.S. conic
On a topographic map, this shows the tops of hills and mountains closed circle
Height of an object above sea level elevation
Netword of satellites that provide information for a location on earth GPS
Difference in elevation from one contour line to another contour interval
Variations (changes) in elevation relief
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