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Geography 6 - Mapping the Earth H2-H5
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The study of the world, its people and the landscapes they create.
A scale model of the Earth which is useful in showing the entire Earth or studying large areas of the Earth's surface.
East-west lines on a map or globe.
Another name for lines of latitude.
An imaginary line that circles the the globe halfway between the North and South Poles. (0˚).
The symbol for this is ˚.
Tropic of Cancer
The imaginary line of latitude that is 23 1/2˚N of the Equator.
Tropic of Capricorn
The imaginary line of latitude that is 23 1/2˚S of the Equator.
The imaginary line of latitude that is 66 1/2˚N of the Equator.
The imaginary line of latitude that is 66 1/2˚S of the Equator.
North-South lines on a map or globe.
Another name for lines of longitude.
An imaginary line that runs through Greenwich, England that is 0˚ longitude.
The equator divides into two halves.
The seven large land masses that the Earth's surface is divided into.
Land masses smaller than continents that are completely surrounded by water.
A flat diagram of all or part of the Earth's surface.
International Date Line
The imaginary line of longitude that is 180˚ East or West of the Prime Meridian.
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