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basic geo. term

unit 1 vocab

a book of maps atlas
height above sea level elavation
study of the earth and things on it(land and people) geography
a gaphic way of presenting info in a organized way chart
average number of people per sq. mile population density
climate or weather patterns in a specific place climo graph
a guide to the symbols on a map map key
a map that shows an area's elevation physical map
a map that shows people - made boundaries political map
the main line of longitude prime meridian
a graph that compares info bar graph
pie-shaped graph. shows "whole" divied circle graph
a half of the earth hemisphere
a map showing what an area's land is used for land use map
how far and in what direction one place is to another relative location
a that showsan area'resources/products resource map
the main line of latitude equator
relationship between the distance in real life and the distance on a map map scale
a small symbol that shows directions on a map compass rose
a ball shaped map of the earth globe
makes comparisson - uses symbols pictures pictograph
north,south,east,west cardinal directions
parallel lines that run east to west on map or globe latitude
meridian lines that run north to south on a map or globe longitude
map that shows specific info like climate or population thematic map
measures distance on a map scale bar
latitude line 66 1/2 north artic circle
latitude line 66 1/2 south antarctic circle
where latitude and longitude lines cross to make a grid system grid systems
the exact position of a place on the earth absolute location
Created by: amayaliles