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Unit 1 Vocabulary

A book of maps? An Atlas
Height above sea level? Elevation
Study of the Earth and everything on it? Geography
A graph that compares information? A Bar Graph
A guide to the symbols on a map? A Map Key
A map that shows people-made boundries? Political Map
A pie shaped graph; shows "whole: divided? A Circle Graph
A map that shows an area's elevation? Physical Map
The main line of latitude? The equator.
How far and in what direction one place is to another? Relative location
Climate or weather patterns in a specific place? Climograph.
The maine line of longitude? Prime Meridian
Average number of people per sq. mile? Population density.
Latitude From west to east.
Average weather pattern of an area? Climate
Latitude/ longitude lines crossing each other? Grid system.
Ball shaped map of the Earth? A Globe.
The relationship between the distance in real life and the distance on a map? Map scale.
A graphic way of presenting info in an organized way? A Chart.
Latitude line 66 1/2 degrees south? Antartic Circle
Latitude line 66 1/2 degrees north? Artic Circle.
North, south, east and west are all...? Cardinal Directions.
The exact position of a place on Earth? Absolute direction.
Half of earth. Hemi-sphere.
A graphic way of presenting information. Graph
Small symbol that shows directions on a map. Compass rose.
When latitude and longitude lines cross each other? Grid System
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