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Sets of lines that allow you to estimate real distance between points on a map
An imaginary line drawn dividing the earth into Southern and Northern hemispheres
The largest bodies of salt water that cover more than two thirds of the earth's surface
Part of a map that is used to tell about what pictures and symbols mean
A picture or thing that represents or stands for something else
A tool that shows cardinal directions to make things easier to locate
North, South, East, and West on a compass
Northeast, Southeast, Northwest, and Southwest on a compass
A system that divides a map into squares, making it easier to find things on a map
Area that shares the same time
Person that creates maps
A natural feature of earth's surface
Study of the earth and its living creatures
Shows land forms such as mountains and oceans
Shows cities, countries, and states
Shows temperature and weather
Shows roads, highways, travel routes, and railroads
Show height of mountains and depths of valleys and oceans
Any of the seven large continuous land masses that make up most of the dry land on Earth's surface
A round, 3-D representation of the earth
A 2-D, flat model showing information or giving directions of a particular place.
Imaginary lines on a map or globe that run west to east and help give specific locations. These lines are parallel to the equator.
Imaginary lines on a map or globe that run north to south and help give specific locations. These lines are parallel to the Prime Meridian.
An imaginary line that divides the earth into western and eastern hemispheres
An area that shares the same landforms, customs, and weather
the average weather conditions of a region over a period of years
the beliefs, social practices, and characteristics of everyday life shared by people in a particular place or time
the number of people living in a country or region
The culture and way of life in a particular area
the surroundings or conditions in which a person, animal, or plant lives
a substance or thing that is made, usually for selling and making money
materials found in nature that are used by living things
the study of how people pick and choose how to earn and spend money, and how those choices impact the world
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