General locations, "over there", "around the corner"
How people change or adapt to the environment
Smaller piece of a larger chunk, common characteristics, ex: South Texas
The Earth's belt, located at 0 degrees Latitude
Located at 0 degrees Longitiude
Absolute or Relative
Parallel lines on the Earth, that split the Earth into the Northern & Southern Hemisphere
Also known as Meridians, run North & South in the East or West direction
The study of the Earth and everything on it.
Human and Physical characteristics that make a place that place.
How people, goods, & ideas move
The exact spot on the Earth where you are
Customs, traditions, things that make you who you are
66 degrees North latitude
66 degrees South Latitude
Geographic Information Systems, a geographic database
A person who makes maps.
a projection of the globe onto a flat map using a grid of lines of latitude and longitude
Tropic of Cancer
23 degrees North Latitude
something that stands for or represents something else
global positioning system-group of satelites used to pinpoint absolute location
a round model of the Earth
four main parts of the compass NORTH SOUTH EAST WEST
Northeast, Northwest, Southeast and Southwest
shows information such as countries, states, cities, and captial cities
A map that shows mountains, hills, plains, rivers, lakes, oceans, etc.
a map based on one specific type of data
Half of the earth
a series of satellites that orbit the earth
a map that shows the surface features of an area
shows directions on a map
a map that shows a particular geographic theme or topic
Also called key, this feature on a map shows symbols and their meanings.
the ratio between the size of something and a representation of it
Tropic of Capricorn
23 degrees South Latitude
A two-dimensional, or flat, representation of Earth's surface, distorted.