Geography Words and Skills
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An imaginary circle around the middle of the earth, halfway between the North Pole and the South Pole
A picture on a map key or legend that stands for something else.
a list of map symbols that tells what each symbol stands for
Feature of a map that shows the relationship of distance on a map with the actual distance.
A small drawing on a map that shows direction.
The pointers on a compass between cardinal directions on a map (NE, SE, NW, SW).
The pointers on a compass that show North, South, East, West
A map that shows mountains, hills, plains, rivers, lakes, oceans, etc.
The kind of map that shows capitals, states, cities, and countries.
0 degrees longitude line between that connects the North and South Pole.
North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, Antarctica
Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Arctic, Southern
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