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The main directions
The symbol on a map that shows direction
Line of the global grid that divides the Earth into Northern and Southern Hemispheres. Starting point for measuring degrees of north and south latitude
Half of a sphere, especially one of the halves into which the Earth is divided
International Date Line
Line of the global grid that lies opposite to the Prime Meridian and helps divide the Earth into Eastern and Western Hemispheres.
Distance north or south of the Equator, measured in degrees
The key on a map that shows what the symbols mean
Distance east or west of the Prime Meridian, measured in degrees.
Imaginary lines that measure the distance east or west of the Prime Meridian.
Imaginary lines that measure the distance north or south of the Equator.
Line of the global grid running from the North Pole to the South Pole and passing through Greenwich, England. starting point for measuring degrees of east and west longitude.
The ratio that compares a small measurement on a map to the larger distance between actual locations
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