A tool on a map showing cardinal (N,E,S,W) and intermediate (NE,SE,NW,SW) directions.
explains the lines, symbols, and colors used on a map
used to compare distance on a map or globe to distance on earth's surface
an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator
distance east or west on the earth's surface, measured in degrees from a certain meridian (line from the North to the South Pole).
are large, natural streams of fresh water.
A body of water that is surrounded by land it can be fresh water or salt water.
are the largest bodies of salt water between the continents; there are 5 oceans
landforms that usually rise over 2,000 feet. It is wide at the bottom and rises steeply to a narrow peek at the top
large raised areas of mostly level land
a barren region with little or no rainfall, usually sandy and without trees..
an extensive area of level and rolling, treeless country, often covered by rich, fertile soil.
A map showing units such as countries, states, provinces, districts, etc. Each is normally a different color
A map that shows mountains, hills, plains, rivers, lakes, oceans, etc.