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Social Studies: Geography Skills
Terms in this set (17)
A unit of measurement used to determine distance on a globe or map
Imaginary lines running from north to south, or up and down, on a map
An imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator
A map which shows units such as countries, states, provinces, districts, etc. Each is normally a different color.
A system of measurement that shows the relationship between distance on a map and distance on Earth
A small table accompanying the map that explains the symbols that are used on the map. It is also sometimes called the legend.
A map that shows mountains, hills, plains, rivers, lakes, oceans, etc.
A collection of maps in one book
special purpose map
A map that shows just one kind of information such as fire seasons
A round model of Earth
A line drawn from the North Pole to the South Pole that passes through Europe and Africa
A symbol that shows directions on a map
north, south, east, and west
northeast, southeast, southwest, and northwest
A small drawing, line, or color that stands for something else
Height above sea level
A system of lines that cross each other forming a pattern of squares
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