a sphere on which a map (especially of the earth) is represented
a network of horizontal and vertical lines that provide coordinates for locating points on an image
an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator
an imaginary line around the Earth forming the great circle that is equidistant(equal distances) from the north and south poles
lines that run east and west, horizontally and never touch or cross; latitude lines are parallels
used to measure temperature, latitude, longitude, right ascsension, and declination
There are 60 of these in 1 degree
imaginary lines that pass through the Poles
The middle line of longitude, measuring 0 and dividing the globe into E / W hemispheres.
another name for lines of longitude
Sections of the Earth divided by the Equator and Prime Meridian (Northern, Southern, Eastern, and Western)
One of the principal land masses of the earth, usually regarded as including Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, and South America.
bodies of land surrounded by water
A large body of salt water that surrounds a continent covers 2/3 of earth
a flat diagram of all or part of Earth's serface
a way of representing the spherical Earth on a flat surface
A tool on a map showing cardinal (N,E,S,W) and intermediate (NE,SE,NW,SW) directions.
give distances in miles and kilometers
explains what the symbols on a map represent
a large, flat, elevated, area of land
an extremely dry area with little water and few plants
an area in the desert with a water source
a large area of slow-moving ice
an area of rugged land that generally rises higher than 2,00 feet
an area of low land between hills or mountains
a deep, narrow valley with steep walls
a hill of sand shaped by wind
a rounded, elevated area of land smaller than a mountain
an opening in the Earth's crust where lava, ash, and gases erupt
an area of land near the ocean
an area of densely wooded land
an inland body of water
a natural flow of water that runs through the land
an area of land covered by shallow water
a circular depression formed when the roof of a cave collapses
a narrow body of water connecting two larger bodies of water
an area of land surrounded entirely by water
an area where a river deposits soil into the ocean
a narrow piece of land connecting two larger land areas
a large part of the ocean that extends into land
a large body of water
an ocean ridge made up of skeletal remains of tiny sea animals
part of a large body of water that is smaller than a gulf
an area of land that sticks out into a lake or ocean
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