5th Grade Social Studies (September)

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Geography
the study of physical features of the earth and its atmosphere
Globe
the earth
Longitude
the distance of a place east or west of the Prime Meridian
Latitude
the distance of a place north or south of the equator
Geographic Features
man-made or naturally created features
Compass
a tool containing a pointer that tells you the direction you are facing either north, south, east, or west
Equator
runs east to west of the earth
Prime Meridian
runs north to south of the earth
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