Moen7GeoMapSkills Word Scramble
C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
Bar Graph Uses data in X-axis (down) and Y-axis (across) to compare
Line Graph Plots (shows with lines on points) changes in data over time
Equator Divides the Earth into northern and southern hemispheres; shown horizontally (left to right), and is zero (0) degrees latitude
Prime Meridian Divides the Earth into eastern and western hemispheres; shown vertically (up and down), and is zero (0) degrees longitude
Map Title Read First - Tells map location and may give other information
Key or Legend Show symbols and use of color on the map
Scale Shows the distance ratio on a map(written:actual); for example, 1 map unit = 250,000 actual units
Compass Rose Shows Cardinal Directions: north, south, east, west. May include Intermediate Directions (those between cardinal)
Latitude Lines that show distance north or south of the equator and are drawn from east to west on the map
Longitude Lines that show distance east or west of the prime meridian and are drawn from north to south on the map.
Absolute Location Where Latitude and longitude lines intersect (come together) and show an exact location on the Earth.
Contour maps Shows lines that connect elevation points on a map.
Hemisphere Shows half of the Earth, such as northern, southern, eastern, and western