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geography terms stac

geography terms stack

what is a symbol? a picture used to represent an idea
what is a legend? a key which explains the symbols on a map
what does a scale do? it allows us to represent actual distance on a map by reducing it
what are the 3 types of scales? linear, ratio, and statment
what kind of compass shows N, E, S, and W? a 4 point compass
what kind of compass shows N, NE, E, SE, S, SW, W, and NW? a 8 point compass
what is the fancy name for the index? the gazetteer
what is the zone between 0 and 30 N or S called? the equaloraiter/tropic region
what is the zone between 30 N or S and 60 N or S called? the mid latitudes
what is the zone between 60 N or S and the poles called? the polar region
Created by: maxdabbs