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Chapter 1 Vocab CL

the study of the distribution and interaction of physical and human features on the earth geography
the exact place on earth where a geographic feature is found absolute location
describes a place in comparison to other places around it relative location
each half of the globe hemisphere
the imaginary line that divides the north and south halves equator
the imaginary line dividing the earth east and west prime meridian
imaginary lines that run parallel to the equator latitude
imaginary lines that go around the earth over the poles longitude
a three-dimensional representation of the earth globe
a two-dimensional graphic representation of selected parts of the earth's surface map
mapmaker cartographer
a way of drawing Earth's surface by presenting a round Earth on flat paper map projection
a representation of natural and man-made features on the earth topographic map
a series of satellites that picks up data from the earth Landsat
a database that stores information about the world Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
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