FRA 6TH SS MAP SKILLS QUIZ

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MAP

a flat diagram of all or a part of the Earth's surface

title

shows you what the subject of the map is; 1st thing you should look for when you are studying a map

compass rose

direction indicator which shows you which was is N, S, E, W

Is north always at the top of the map?

No...it depends on how th emap is drawn

scale

used to represent distances between point on a map in miles and kilometers

legend

the key that explains what the symbols on the map represent

ocean

a large body of water

coral reef

an ocean ridge made up of skeletal remains of tiny sea animals

gulf

a large part of the ocean that extends into land

peninsula

an area of land that sticks out into a lake or ocean

isthmus

a narrow peice of land connecting 2 larger land areas

delta

an area where rivers deposit soil into the ocean

bay

part of a large body of water that is smaller than a gulf

island

an area of land surrounded entirely by water

strait

a narrow body of water connecting 2 larger bodies of water

wetland

an area of land covered by shallow water

river

a natural flow of water that runs through the land

sinkhole

a circular depression formed when the roof of a cave collapses

lake

an inland body of water

forest

an area of densely wooded land

coast

an area of land near the ocean

valley

an area of low land between hills or mountains

mountain

an area of rugged land that generally rises higher than 2000ft

volcano

an opening in earths crust where lava, askes, and gas erupt

canyon

a deep narrow valley with steep walls

glacier

a large area of slow moving ice

hill

a rounded elevated area of land smaller than a mountain

plain

a nearly flat area

dune

a hill of sand shaped by wind

desert

an extremely dry area with little water and few plants

oasis

an area in the desert with a water source

plateau

a large, flat, elevated area of land

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