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Large bodies of land. There are seven, Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, and South America.
Imaginary lines that run east and west around the globe. They are also called parallels because they never touch each other.
an imaginary line around the middle of the globe. It divides the globe into the Northern Hemishpere and the Southern Hemisphere.
Imaginary lines that run noth and south along the globe. They are also called meridians because they touch each other at the north and south poles.
the four main directions. They are north, south, east, and west. We use the letters N,S,E, and W.
are halfway between cardinal directions. There are four, northeast,southeast, northwest, and southwest. We use the letters NE, SE, NW, and SW.
a scale shows how much smaller something is. Maps show things much smaller than they really are. A scale is used to tell how much smaller.
is a physical map that uses color to show elevation, or height of land, above sea level.
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