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what do we call a two dimensional model of the earths surface?
at what view can we see subdivisions?
at what view can we see streets?
geographic coordinates include what number that has a horizontal point?
geographic coordinates include what number that has a vertical point?
plotting geographic coordinates on a map to see one's location is called what?
finding geographic coordinates on a map to see one's location is called what?
fixing your position
which projection is centered on the equator?
an equatorial projection
if a map projection has a single point of contact with the globe, what shape is it?
if a map projection has a single line of contact that completely encircles the globe at its widest extent, what shape is it?
what kind of map shows mainly the shapes of countries?
a political map
what kind of map emphasizes mountains terrain and ocean depth using contour lines?
a topographic map
what kind of map shows streams, rivers, and lakes. as well as roads, cities, and the names of features?
a geographic map
what kind of map shows mainly one kind of information that usually is not political, geographic, or topographic?
a thematic map
the location of historic markers shown on a state map are represented by what what GIS data type?
the areas and shapes of countries on a state map is represented by what GIS data type?
what is it called when you use satellites to collect geographic information on the ground?
what is it called when you use sonar to collect geographic information?
what type of directions are North, South, East, and West?
0 degrees latitude locates what
what type of map would most accurately show the shape of a continent?
Longitude goes up to what degree?
the international date line passes through which ocean?
the pacific ocean
maps of the polar regions often use what type of projection?
whats are the maps called that are used to navigate at sea?
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