The shape of the land determined by elevation, relief, and landforms.
Height above sea level.
The difference in elevation between the highest and lowest parts of an area
A feature of topography formed by the process by shaping earth's surface.
A large area of land t=where the topographer is similar
A landform made up of flat or gently rolling hills with low relief.
A landform with high elevation and high relief.
A sires of mountains that have the same general shape and structure.
A landform that has more or less level and has high elevation above sea level.
A rigid layer made up of the uppermost layer of the mantle and crust.
The dense center made up of the solid inner core and the molten outer core.
A layer of hot solid material between the crust and core.
A layer of rock that forms earth's outer surface.
The material that forms earth's solid surface
Study of the earth
A model of all or part of earth's surface.
A sphere that represents earth's outer surface.
Used to compare distance on a map to the distance on earth's surface.
Pictures used by mapmakers to stand for features on the earth
A list of symbols used on a map.
an imaginary line half way between the North and South poles.
One half of a sphere that makes up earth's surface.
A line that makes a half circle from the north to the south pole.
A unit used to measure distance around the world.
distance north or south to the equator.
distance east to west from the Prime Meridian
A framework of limes that helps show landmass on a flat surface.
Pictures of the land based on computer data from satellites.
Tiny dots on a satellite image
Converting information to numbers for the use of computers
A map that shows surface features of an area.
A line on a map that connects points of equal elevation.
The difference in elevation to one contour line to the next.
GPS (Global Positioning System)
A method of finding latitude and longitude using satellites.