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located between the cardinal directions - northeast, northwest, southeast, southwest
a tyhpe of map that shows how people have divided up places on the earth into countries, states, cities, and other units in order to govern them
special purpose maps
thematic maps that show specific kinds of information on many different topids or themes
theory that the earths crust consists of plates that are huge slabs of rock that move
where two plates meet, their movement alongside one another causes these cracks in the earths crust
a controversial theory that the earths continents were once joined together into a super-continent and tectonic activity caused them to move apart
short storms including lightening, thunder, and heavy rain that develop when warm, moist air meets a cold air system
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