10 terms

Geography

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Geography
the study of Earth, how people live on it, and the land around a place
Map
a picture or chart that shows the rivers, mountains, streets, and more in a particular area
Key/Legend
a box in which all symbols on a map are explained
Symbol
a shape, line, or color on a map that stands for something else
Compass Rose
a symbol on a map that shows directions
Scale
a measurement on a map that compares the distance on a map to the actual distance
Landform
types of land on the Earth's surface, such as mountains, plains, or deserts
Ocean
five large bodies of salt water that make up the Earth's surface
Continent
seven large areas of land that make up the Earth's surface
Natural Resources
useful materials that come from the Earth
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