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Basic Geo Terms 1

Unit 1 Vocab

a book of maps atlas
height above sea level elivation
study of earth and everything on it ( land and people) Geography
makes comparisson- uses symbold/pics pictograph
latitude/longitude lines cross each other grid system
North, South, East, West Cardinal Directions
What are ordinal directions? NE, NW, SE, SW
a ball-shaped map of the Earth globe
Latitude West and East
longitude North and South
Relationship between the distance in real life and and the distance on a map Map scale
the main line of latitude equator
the main line of longitude prime meridian
average numnber of people per square mile population density
a map showing what an area's land is used for land use map
how far and and in what direction one plane is to another relative location
a small symbol that shows direction on a map compass rose
Pie-shaped graph that shows 'whole' divided circle graph
A half of the earth hemisphere
the exact position of a place on earth absolute location
a amp that shows an area's elevation physical map
climate or weather patterns in a specific place climograph
a prahpic way of presenting info in a organized way chart
average weather pattern of an area climate
a map showing people made boundries political map
a graph that compairs information bar graph
Created by: crazygirf123