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another name for round


an invisible line at 0 degrees between the north and the south pole

prime meridian

a line at 0 degrees between the east and west

lines latitude

lines going sideways that show the degrees of the earth

lines of longitude

lines going up and down that show the degrees of the earth

tropic of cancer

the northern part of the earth

map scale

a map with lines of latitude and longitude

tropic of capricorn

the southern part of the earth


to change the shape

political map

its main purpose is to show continents, countries, and divisoins with countries

physical map

shows country lables and lables of capitals cities

topographic map

a map that shows features esp. elevation

contour lines

a map that shows curved out lines


scale model of the earth


a person who makes maps

five themes of geography

location, place, human enviornment interaction, movement, and region

international date line

the line on the earth that seperates one day from another day

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