Kanof Geography 9th Grade

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Compass Rose
a circle showing the principal directions printed on a map or chart.
Latitude
Distance north or south of the equator
Longitude
Distance east or west of the prime meridian, measured in degrees
Map Legend
a box or other display on a map that explains the meaning of the symbols used on the map
Continent
one of the seven large landmasses on the earth
Country
a nation or area of land that is politically controlled by one government
Globe
a round model of the Earth
Map Projection
a way of representing the spherical Earth on a flat surface
Map Scale
compares a distance on a map with a distance in the real world
Distortion
loss of accuracy in the size or position of objects on a map
Area
a measure of the size of a surface or a region
Direction
The path that an object is moving or facing
Distance
an amount of space between two things or people.
Cartographer
person who makes maps
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