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Map Terms
title
map key
symbol
compass rose
tells what the map is about
explains the symbols on a map
pictures that represent places on a map
shows direction on a map
title
tells what the map is about
map key
explains the symbols on a map
15 terms
Map Terms
latitude
longitude
equator
prime meridian
imaginary lines that run east to west and measure distances o…
imaginary lines that run north to south but measure distance…
zero degree line of latitude that runs around the middle of t…
zero degree line of longitude - beginning line for measuring…
latitude
imaginary lines that run east to west and measure distances o…
longitude
imaginary lines that run north to south but measure distance…
8 terms
Map Terms
Lines of latitude
Parallels
Equator
Lines of longitude
imaginary lines that run east and west on a map or globe; the…
another name for a line of latitude
an imaginary line running east and west at 0 degrees, and its…
imaginary lines that run north and south on a map or globe; t…
Lines of latitude
imaginary lines that run east and west on a map or globe; the…
Parallels
another name for a line of latitude
Map Terms
Latitude
Longitude
Equator
Prime Meridian
Distance north or south of the Equator, measured in degrees.
The numbering system used to indicate the location of meridia…
an imaginary line drawn around the earth equally distant from…
The meridian of 0 degrees longitude which runs through the or…
Latitude
Distance north or south of the Equator, measured in degrees.
Longitude
The numbering system used to indicate the location of meridia…
11 terms
Map Terms
titlle
map key
symbol
compass rose
tells what the map is about
explains the symbols on a map
pictures that represent places on a map
shows direction on a map
titlle
tells what the map is about
map key
explains the symbols on a map
10 terms
Map terms
Globe
Lines of Latitude
Lines of Longitude
Physical features
The most accurate map of the world.
Imaginary lines that run parallel around the earth from east…
Imaginary lines that run north to south around the earth that…
Bodies of water or landforms that are given names. Example: R…
Globe
The most accurate map of the world.
Lines of Latitude
Imaginary lines that run parallel around the earth from east…
Map Terms
Map
Compass Rose
Scale Bar
Landmark
is a drawing that tells you about a place and is flat
Shows the four cardinal directions(north, south, west, and ea…
helps you measure distance
is something that is easy to find, like a tall building
Map
is a drawing that tells you about a place and is flat
Compass Rose
Shows the four cardinal directions(north, south, west, and ea…
Map Terms
map
satellite picture
sphere
hemisphere
an illustration, drawn to scale, to show a piece of land
a photograph taken from space
a 3d shape, perfectly round
exactly 1/2 of a sphere
map
an illustration, drawn to scale, to show a piece of land
satellite picture
a photograph taken from space
79 terms
MAP terms
Contraction
Compound word
Author's purpose
Bias
a shortened version of written and spoken words: would not =…
A this type of word is made when two words are joined to form…
The reason the author has for writing. ( Inform, persuade, ex…
(n) A prejudice (v) To cause someone to be influenced
Contraction
a shortened version of written and spoken words: would not =…
Compound word
A this type of word is made when two words are joined to form…
10 terms
Map Terms
degree
equator
lines of latitude
lines of longitude
unit used to measure latitude and longitude
an imaginary line that runs around the center of the earth th…
imaginary lines on the earth that run parallel to the equator
imaginary lines that run north and south from the poles
degree
unit used to measure latitude and longitude
equator
an imaginary line that runs around the center of the earth th…
Map Terms
continent
equator
globe
North Pole
n., one of seven largest areas of land on Earth: Africa, Anta…
n., an imaginary line that runs around the surface of the Earth
n., a round model of the Earth
n., the most northern point on Earth
continent
n., one of seven largest areas of land on Earth: Africa, Anta…
equator
n., an imaginary line that runs around the surface of the Earth
Map terms
Latitude
Longitude
Equator
Map Key
Lines that run side to side (North to South)
Lines that run up and down (West to East)
0 degrees latitude
Explains symbols and colors found on a map.
Latitude
Lines that run side to side (North to South)
Longitude
Lines that run up and down (West to East)
15 terms
Map Terms
map
globe
cardinal directions
intermediate directions
north, south, east and west
The directions in between the cardinal directions. They are n…
map
globe
Map Terms
Globe
Map
Cartographer
Great Circle Route
a scale model of the Earth, presents the most accurate depict…
a symbolic representation of all or part of the planet.
use mathematical formulas to transfer information from the th…
traveling along a great circle.
Globe
a scale model of the Earth, presents the most accurate depict…
Map
a symbolic representation of all or part of the planet.
13 terms
Map Terms
continent
equator
globe
North Pole
n., one of seven largest areas of land on Earth: Africa, Anta…
n., an imaginary line that runs around the surface of the Earth
n., a round model of the Earth
n., the most northern point on Earth
continent
n., one of seven largest areas of land on Earth: Africa, Anta…
equator
n., an imaginary line that runs around the surface of the Earth
10 terms
Map Terms
globe
map projection
continents
ocean
scale model of the Earth
shows the round Earth on a flat surface
7 large land masses that our planet is organized into
body of water that covers more than 70% of the planet
globe
scale model of the Earth
map projection
shows the round Earth on a flat surface
Map Terms
tolerate
persecute
Monotheism
elect/election
to put up with
subject (someone) to hostility and ill-treatment
The belief in one god
to select by voting
tolerate
to put up with
persecute
subject (someone) to hostility and ill-treatment
Map Terms
cardinal directions
intermediate directions
physical map
political map
North, South, East, West
Northeast, Northwest, Southeast, Southwest
a map that shows landforms
a map that shows boundaries of states and countries.
cardinal directions
North, South, East, West
intermediate directions
Northeast, Northwest, Southeast, Southwest
22 terms
map terms
map
map key
map scale
border
a diagram to show places
symbols that help you understand the map
a symbol that shows real-world distance on a map
where two different countries meet
map
a diagram to show places
map key
symbols that help you understand the map
Map Terms
Cardinal Directions
Intermediate Directions
Latitude
Longitude
The four main directions: North, South, East, West.
The points halfway between the cardinal directions: North Eas…
Latitude is the distance north or south from the equator to a…
Longitude is the distance east or west from the Prime Meridian.
Cardinal Directions
The four main directions: North, South, East, West.
Intermediate Directions
The points halfway between the cardinal directions: North Eas…
map terms
map
map key
map scale
border
a diagram to show places
symbols that help you understand the map
a symbol that shows real-world distance on a map
where two different countries meet
map
a diagram to show places
map key
symbols that help you understand the map
16 terms
Map Terms
Continent
Country
Equator
Prime Meridian
One of the seven (7) land masses of the earth
Land that has it's own money, government, and people group.
0* imaginary line that circles the earth halfway between the…
0* imaginary line that runs north and south through Greenwich…
Continent
One of the seven (7) land masses of the earth
Country
Land that has it's own money, government, and people group.
12 terms
map terms
map
map key
map scale
border
a diagram to show places
symbols that help you understand the map
a symbol that shows real-world distance on a map
where two different countries meet
map
a diagram to show places
map key
symbols that help you understand the map
19 terms
Map Terms
Globe
Grid
Latitude
Equator
a sphere that represents Earth's entire surface
a network of horizontal and vertical lines that provide coord…
An imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator
An imaginary circle around the middle of the earth, halfway b…
Globe
a sphere that represents Earth's entire surface
Grid
a network of horizontal and vertical lines that provide coord…
14 terms
Map Terms
Political Maps
Physical Maps
Highway/Road Maps
Resource Maps
show how people have divided places on the Earth into countri…
show what the surface of the Earth looks like which includes…
show highways and roads for those people that need directions…
show what different parts of the world has that nature has pr…
Political Maps
show how people have divided places on the Earth into countri…
Physical Maps
show what the surface of the Earth looks like which includes…
Map Terms
Cardinal Directions
Intermediate Directions
Equator
Prime Meridian
N, S, E, W
NE, NW, SE, SW
An imaginary line that runs east to west and splits the globe…
An imaginary line that runs north to south and splits the glo…
Cardinal Directions
N, S, E, W
Intermediate Directions
NE, NW, SE, SW
Map Terms
legend
scale
equator
longitude lines
explanatory list of symbols on a map
The ratio between the size of an area on a map and the actual…
An imaginary circle around the middle of the earth, halfway b…
IMAGINARY VERTICAL LINES AROUND THE EARTH FROM NORTH TO SOUTH…
legend
explanatory list of symbols on a map
scale
The ratio between the size of an area on a map and the actual…
7 terms
Map Terms
Map Title
Compass Rose
Cardinal Directions
Map Symbols
Tells what the map is about
Tells directions on a map - North, South East, West
North, South, East, West
Pictures that name objects on a map
Map Title
Tells what the map is about
Compass Rose
Tells directions on a map - North, South East, West
16 terms
Map terms
elevation map
relief map
physical map
political map
uses colors to show the elevation or height of land above sea…
uses shading to show the difference in height between areas o…
highlights Earth's natural features
shows boundaries of states and countries
elevation map
uses colors to show the elevation or height of land above sea…
relief map
uses shading to show the difference in height between areas o…
Map Terms
Map Key
Compass Rose
Map Scale
Map
a list of map symbols that tells what each symbol stands for
a drawing that shows the orientation of north, south, east, a…
makes it possible to determine the distance between places on…
a drawing representation of all or part of the earth
Map Key
a list of map symbols that tells what each symbol stands for
Compass Rose
a drawing that shows the orientation of north, south, east, a…
Map terms
Central meridian -
Compass -
Coordinates -
Axis -
A line running north and south at the center of a map (or oth…
This is the instrument to have if you're ever lost. A magneti…
A set of numbers on a map used to find the distance from a sp…
An imaginary line the Earth rotates around. When speaking abo…
Central meridian -
A line running north and south at the center of a map (or oth…
Compass -
This is the instrument to have if you're ever lost. A magneti…
18 terms
Map Terms
globe
Map
Projections
Distortion
A 3-dimensional representation of the Earth showing its shape…
A 2-dimensional (flat) representation of the Earth. Also know…
Systems for mapping the round Earth on a flat, 2-dimensional…
Changes or variations that occur whenever the 3-dimensional E…
globe
A 3-dimensional representation of the Earth showing its shape…
Map
A 2-dimensional (flat) representation of the Earth. Also know…
24 terms
Map Terms
map legend
compass rose
map
globe
lists and explains the symbols and colors used on a map
a symbol that shows directions on a map
a flat model of all or part of Earth's surface as seen from a…
a round model of the earth
map legend
lists and explains the symbols and colors used on a map
compass rose
a symbol that shows directions on a map
Map Terms
Latitude
Longitude
Prime Meridian
Equator
Imaginary lines that run East-West across the earth and separ…
Imaginary lines that run North-South across the earth and sep…
Imaginary line of Longitude that cuts the earth in half and s…
Imaginary line of Latitude that separates the north and south…
Latitude
Imaginary lines that run East-West across the earth and separ…
Longitude
Imaginary lines that run North-South across the earth and sep…
9 terms
map terms
Latitude
Parallels
Longitude
Meridians
East-west lines parallel to the Equator used to measure dista…
Another name for lines of latitude
North-south lines used to measure distance in degrees east or…
Another name for lines of longitude, think Prime Meridian
Latitude
East-west lines parallel to the Equator used to measure dista…
Parallels
Another name for lines of latitude
12 terms
map terms
cataract
delta
cliff #1
cape
a large waterfall or place where water runs fast over rocks
triangle-shape area of land at the mouth of a river
high steep face of rock or Earth #1
a point of land that extends into water
cataract
a large waterfall or place where water runs fast over rocks
delta
triangle-shape area of land at the mouth of a river
10 terms
Map Terms
shows the cardinal and intermediate di…
cardinal directions
intermediate directions
map legend
compass rose
north, south, east, and west
northeast, southeast, southwest, and northwest
AKA map key
shows the cardinal and intermediate di…
compass rose
cardinal directions
north, south, east, and west
13 terms
Map Terms
equator
Prime Meridian
parallels
globe
* The imaginary line on a map or globe that divides the earth…
Imaginary line on a map or globe that divides the earth in ha…
Imaginary line on a map or globe that circles Earth parallel…
* a round model of the earth; you can hold in your hand. ... * M…
equator
* The imaginary line on a map or globe that divides the earth…
Prime Meridian
Imaginary line on a map or globe that divides the earth in ha…
18 terms
Map Terms
Continent
Country
Equator
Prime Meridian
One of the seven (7) land masses of the earth
Land that has it's own money, government, and people group.
0* imaginary line that circles the earth halfway between the…
0* imaginary line that runs north and south through Greenwich…
Continent
One of the seven (7) land masses of the earth
Country
Land that has it's own money, government, and people group.
17 terms
Map Terms
geography
geographer
map
globe
the study of Earth and its people
a person who studies geography
a flat drawing that shows where places are
a model of Earth
geography
the study of Earth and its people
geographer
a person who studies geography
13 terms
Map Terms
continent
equator
globe
North Pole
n., one of seven largest areas of land on Earth: Africa, Anta…
n., an imaginary line that runs around the surface of the Earth
n., a round model of the Earth
n., the most northern point on Earth
continent
n., one of seven largest areas of land on Earth: Africa, Anta…
equator
n., an imaginary line that runs around the surface of the Earth
13 terms
Map Terms
map
globe
compass rose
cardinal directions
a flat representation of an area
a spherical representation of the earth
used to find directions
North-South-East-West
map
a flat representation of an area
globe
a spherical representation of the earth
12 terms
Map Terms
Equator
border
key or legend
Title
The imaginary line that divides the northern hemisphere from…
A line that separates 2 or more countries or states.
it helps the reader understand the map
this tells the reader what the map is describing
Equator
The imaginary line that divides the northern hemisphere from…
border
A line that separates 2 or more countries or states.
13 terms
Map Terms
continent
equator
globe
North Pole
n., one of seven largest areas of land on Earth: Africa, Anta…
n., an imaginary line that runs around the surface of the Earth
n., a round model of the Earth
n., the most northern point on Earth
continent
n., one of seven largest areas of land on Earth: Africa, Anta…
equator
n., an imaginary line that runs around the surface of the Earth
10 terms
MAP Terms
acronym
anecdote
assumption
chronological
a word formed from the initial letters of several words
short account of an incident
the act of taking something for granted
relating to or arranged according to temporal order
acronym
a word formed from the initial letters of several words
anecdote
short account of an incident
map terms
map
map key
map scale
border
a diagram to show places
symbols that help you understand the map
a symbol that shows real-world distance on a map
where two different countries meet
map
a diagram to show places
map key
symbols that help you understand the map
16 terms
Map Terms
Map
Title
Map Legend or Map Key
Map Symbols
A drawing of a place used to locate land and water features a…
The name or kind of map
The guide that tells what symbols on a map stand for
Pictures on a map that represent something
Map
A drawing of a place used to locate land and water features a…
Title
The name or kind of map
Map Terms
compass rose
symbols
hemisphere
scale
shows directions (North, South, East, and West) on a map
may stand for capital cities, economic activities, or natural…
term for half the globe
compares a unit of length on the map and a unit on distance o…
compass rose
shows directions (North, South, East, and West) on a map
symbols
may stand for capital cities, economic activities, or natural…
13 terms
Map Terms
continent
equator
globe
North Pole
n., one of seven largest areas of land on Earth: Africa, Anta…
n., an imaginary line that runs around the surface of the Earth
n., a round model of the Earth
n., the most northern point on Earth
continent
n., one of seven largest areas of land on Earth: Africa, Anta…
equator
n., an imaginary line that runs around the surface of the Earth
Map Terms
movement
region
absolute location
relative location
term describing how goods, people and ideas travel from place…
an area with common features
latitude and longitude exact location
where one place is described in relation to another place
movement
term describing how goods, people and ideas travel from place…
region
an area with common features
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