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8th grade Unit 1 test review
Unit 1 test review
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explains what the symbols on a map represent
the alphabetical list of places on a map with their grid squares
Shows the relationship between distances on the map and corresponding distances on the Earth's surface
Another name for lines of longitude
Another name for lines of latitude
A tool on a map showing cardinal (N,E,S,W) and intermediate (NE,SE,NW,SW) directions.
describes the Human and Physical characteristics of a location.
an area defined by one or more natural or cultural characteristics that set it apart from other areas
how people, goods, and ideas get from one place to another
Human Environment Interaction
The geographic theme that explores how people use, adapt to, and modify the environment
The position of anything on Earth's surface.
Maps that show the weather patterns like temperature and rainfall in an area.
shows the important resources of a country or region.
A map that shows mountains, hills, plains, rivers, lakes, oceans, etc.
a map that shows the names and borders of countries
a map that emphasizes a single idea or a particular kind of information about an area
3-D -- A map that shows the surface features of an area.
A major North American river and the chief river of the United States, longest river in the U.S.
A major mountain system of the United states and Canada, extending 3,000 miles from Alaska south to New Mexico
A mountain range in the eastern United States extending from Quebec to the Gulf of Mexico
vast grassland between the mississippi river and the rocky mountains
Atlantic Coastal Plain
a broad lowland along the coast of the Atlantic Ocean
hottest and driest part of North America
West Region of US
livestock, mining, tourism, hydroelectricity, computer technologies ("Silicon Valley")
Huron, Ontario, Michigan, Erie, Superior
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