is a symbolic representation of all or part of the planet.
Great Circle Route
Traveling along a great circle
a projection of the globe onto a flat map using a grid of lines of latitude and longitude
map projection that is accurate for small areas of Earth and is made by projecting lines and points from a globe onto a cone; used to produce maps of small areas
Accurate sizes near the Eastern and Western edges but the polar areas are flattened.
Accurate shapes and directions of landmasses but distorts size as it moves away from the Equator.
lines of latitude and longitude that are used to locate specific points on a globe
half of a sphere
an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator. Measures north to south
0 degrees latitude