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Chapter 2: Portraying Earth
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Why is it impossible for a map of the world to portray Earth as accurately as can be done with
A map is 2-dimensional and is just drawn to scale, the earth is 3-dimensional.
Gives the relationships between length measured on the map and the corresponding actual distance on the ground
Uses a line marked off in graduated distances.
Compares map distance with ground distance.
A stated scale on a map
A ratio represented by a fraction.
An extremely zoomed in map
An extremely zoomed out map
Any line that joins points of equal value of something.
A line joining points of equal temperature.
A line joining points of equal atmospheric pressure.
Elevation Contour Lines
Isolines representing tangible surfaces.
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Chapter 1: Introduction to Earth
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Chapter 4: Insulation and Temperature
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