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6th Grade Science-Mapping Vocabulary
Unit 1 Vocabulary
Used to compare distance on a map or globe to distance on Earth's surface
an object or picture that represents something else
an explanation of symbols used on a map
position with reference to another point
Bird's Eye View
most maps are drawn from this view. A scene shot from overhead at an extreme angle
person who makes maps
a person who measures the land
a line determining the limits of an area
navigational instrument for finding directions
A network of lines that cross each other to form a series of squares or rectangles.
A two-dimensional, or flat, representation of Earth's surface or a portion of it.
representation of an object, a replica