Not enough resources to satisfy all our wants or needs.
Water that is surrounded by land.
Imaginary long lines that go around the earth and pass through the North and South Poles. Also called meridians.
A flat drawing of a place as you would see it from the air. Maps may be used to show large parts of the earth or areas as small as a classroom or playground.
map key (map legend)
Symbols on a map that help us read and understand what the map tells us. These symbols stand for real things which can be understood by people throughout the world.
A measurement symbol on a map that shows the distance from one place to another. A small distance on a map which stands for a large distance in the real world.