Geography terms4th grade
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A book of maps
a sphere which shows a map of the earth's surface
Masses of land such as continents, islands, and peninsulas.
an instrument used for finding direction
A map that shows physical features such as mountains, hills, plains, rivers, lakes, oceans, etc.
A map that shows the man-made boundaries of cities, states and countries.
A river or stream that flows into a larger river.
the study of the world and the people and things that live there.
A broad, flat area of land higher than the surrounding land.
a large area of flat or gently sloping land
a very high hill, generally above 2000 feet above sea level
North, South, East and West
0 degrees latitude (divides the earth into the northern and southern hemispheres)
0 degrees longitude (divides the earth into the western and eastern hemispheres)