Map and Globe Vocabulary
Terms in this set (13)
special drawing of a place as seen from directly above
model of the earth that is spherical, shaped like a ball
set of pointers that show directions on a map or globe
relationship between an actual distance on earth and the same distance as shown on a map
map that uses color to show natural features such as water, landforms and natural regions
Half of a sphere
One of the five largest bodies of water on earth
One of the seven large landmasses on the earth
A nation with its own government and laws.
Part of a country with laws and leaders of its own. We have 50 of these in the USA.
City where the government of a country or state is located
imaginary line that runs around the earth halfway between the North and South Poles; divides the earth into Northern and Southern Hemisphere
the imaginary line that runs from North Pole to South Pole through Greenwich, England; divides the earth into Eastern and Western Hemispheres.
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