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geography vocabulary (the basics)

geography words like prime meridian, equator, hemisphere, meridian, and cartographer
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parallel
any of the imaginary circles around the earth parallel to the equator, marking degrees of latitude
hemisphere
one of the halves in which the earth is divided.
ex. northern, southern, eastern, and western hemisphere.
Equator
an imaginary circle around the middle of the earth, halfway between the North Pole and the South Pole
Prime Meridian
the meridian running through Greenwich, England, from which longitude east and west is reckoned.
cartographer
a person who makes maps
meridian
a line of longitude