Terms in this set (21)
imaginary line runs east to west and divides the world into northern and southern hemispheres
imaginary line runs north to south and divides the world into eastern and western hemispheres
one half of a globe or sphere
imaginary lines that measures distances north and south of the equator
imaginary lines that measure distances east and west of the Prime Meridian
Shows borders, major cities, roads, parks, etc.
shows the major geographic physical features (mountains, valleys, deserts)
focuses on one specific theme uses colors and symbols to represent information.
Tells the subject of a map
determining the exact spot
finding location compared to other places; like using landmarks
the human and natural features
Human Environment Interaction
relationship between people and the environment
When places share a set of common features
traces people, goods, and ideas
Tells who made the map
tells the colors and symbols on a map
Tells when a map was made
Tells direction on a map, sometimes just north is shown
Labeling system to determine exact location
used to determine distance between points on a map
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