Map skills 2
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a large body of land (Earth has 7 of them).
the line of latitude dividing Earth in half; 0 degrees latitude separates the Earth into the Northern and Southern hemispheres.
the line of longitude labeled 0 degrees longitude that separates the Earth into the Western and Eastern hemispheres.
an imaginary line measuring distance north or south of the equator.
an imaginary line measuring distance east or west of the prime meridian.
one half a sphere; Earth can be dividing into 4 of these
explains the symbols used on a map
a drawing that indicates where the cardinal directions are located on the map
one of the 4 main points of the compass: north, south, east, west
a direction half-way between two cardinal directions: northeast, northwest, southeast, southwest.
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