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Mapping Our
What is the science of map making?
What is the imaginary line that separa…
What country does 0 degrees longitude…
The _________ is located halfway betwe…
cartography
Equator
England
equator
What is the science of map making?
cartography
What is the imaginary line that separa…
Equator
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Mapping Our World - Topographic Maps
Topographic Maps
Contour line
Elevation Contour
Contour Interval
shows elevation of land with shape and spacing of contour lin…
a line drawn on a map connecting points of equal elevation
Line that every point has the same elevation.
the difference in elevation from one contour line to the next
Topographic Maps
shows elevation of land with shape and spacing of contour lin…
Contour line
a line drawn on a map connecting points of equal elevation
35 terms
Mapping Our World
Topographic Map
Cartograms
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Spatial Data/Geospatial Data
Map similar to a physical map but contain contour lines inste…
Distort geographies according to the value of a thematic vari…
Is a system designed to capture, store, manipulate, analyze,…
Represents the location, size and shape of an object on plane…
Topographic Map
Map similar to a physical map but contain contour lines inste…
Cartograms
Distort geographies according to the value of a thematic vari…
21 terms
Ch.2 Mapping Our World
cartography
equator
latitude
longitude
science of mapmaking
imaginary line that lies at 0 degrees latitude and circles th…
distance in degrees north and south of the equator; they RUN…
distance in degrees east and west of the prime meridian; they…
cartography
science of mapmaking
equator
imaginary line that lies at 0 degrees latitude and circles th…
Mapping Our World
Time zone
Cartography
Equator
Latitude
a geographic region within which the same standard time is used
science of mapmaking
imaginary line that lies at 0 degrees latitude and circles Ea…
distance in degrees north and south of the equator
Time zone
a geographic region within which the same standard time is used
Cartography
science of mapmaking
12 terms
DE-Mapping our World
Map
Physical Map
Cartographers
Key or Legend
Designed to highlight information about specific locations
Identifies mountains, deserts, bodies of water, and other lan…
People who make maps
A box or list found in the corner or on the side of a map. It…
Map
Designed to highlight information about specific locations
Physical Map
Identifies mountains, deserts, bodies of water, and other lan…
Chapter 2 Mapping Our World
cartography
equator
latitude
longitude
science of mapmaking
imaginary line that lies at 0 degrees latitude and circles th…
distance in degrees north and south of the equator; they RUN…
distance in degrees east and west of the prime meridian; they…
cartography
science of mapmaking
equator
imaginary line that lies at 0 degrees latitude and circles th…
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Chapter 2: Mapping Our World
Equator
Latitude
Longitude
Prime Meridian
an imaginary line drawn around the earth equally distant from…
East-west lines parallel to the equator used to measure dista…
The numbering system used to indicate the location of meridia…
The meridian, designated at 0° longitude, which passes throug…
Equator
an imaginary line drawn around the earth equally distant from…
Latitude
East-west lines parallel to the equator used to measure dista…
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Mapping Our World
cartography
equator
latitude
prime meridian
process of making maps
imaginary east-west line separating Northern and Southern hem…
the distance in degrees north or south of the equator
the meridian that passes through Greenwich, England, serving…
cartography
process of making maps
equator
imaginary east-west line separating Northern and Southern hem…
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Mapping Our World, Types of Maps
Mercator projection
Conic projection
Gnonomic projection
Topographic map
a map that has parallel lines of latitude and longitude
made by projection points and lines from a globe onto a cone
made by projecting points and lines from a globe onto a piece…
Shows changes in elevation of the Earth's surface
Mercator projection
a map that has parallel lines of latitude and longitude
Conic projection
made by projection points and lines from a globe onto a cone
21 terms
Mapping Our World-Chapter 2
cartography
equator
latitude
longitude
The science of making maps.
an imaginary line drawn around the earth equally distant from…
East-west lines parallel to the equator used to measure dista…
The numbering system used to indicate the location of meridia…
cartography
The science of making maps.
equator
an imaginary line drawn around the earth equally distant from…
25 terms
Mapping Our World
Cartography
Equator
Latitude
Longitude
Science of mapmaking
Imaginary line that separates Earth into northern and souther…
Distance in north or south of the equator
Distance in degrees east or west of the prime meridian
Cartography
Science of mapmaking
Equator
Imaginary line that separates Earth into northern and souther…
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Mapping Our World
cartography
equator
latitude
longitude
the science of mapmaking
separates the Earth into two equal halves called the northern…
the distance in degrees north or south of the equator
the distance in degrees east or west of the prime meridian
cartography
the science of mapmaking
equator
separates the Earth into two equal halves called the northern…
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South Dakota - Mapping our state
South Dakota
state
compass rose
north
the state we live in
there are 50 in the US
symbol for 4 cardinal directions
South Dakota
the state we live in
state
there are 50 in the US
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Our World Map
North America
South America
Africa
Asia
North America
South America
Mapping Our World- finials
Time zone
Cartography
Equator
Latitude
a geographic region within which the same standard time is used
science of mapmaking
imaginary line that lies at 0 degrees latitude and circles Ea…
distance in degrees north and south of the equator
Time zone
a geographic region within which the same standard time is used
Cartography
science of mapmaking
Mapping our World
Latitude
Longitude
What axis is the line of latitude on.?
What axis is the line of longitude on
Horizontal, follows the equator
Verical lines that are parallel to the Prime meridian
X
Y
Latitude
Horizontal, follows the equator
Longitude
Verical lines that are parallel to the Prime meridian
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Ch 2: Mapping Our World
Equator
Latitude
Longitude
Prime Meridian
Circles the Earth halfway between the north and south poles;…
Like "fatitude" - runs horizontal like a belt around your wai…
Labelled in degrees east or west of the prime meridian. Verti…
0 degrees longitude. Runs through Greenwich England and Afric…
Equator
Circles the Earth halfway between the north and south poles;…
Latitude
Like "fatitude" - runs horizontal like a belt around your wai…
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Mapping Our World Midterm
Thematic Maps
Reference Maps
Systematic perspective
Regional Perspective
ex: poverty in the U.S.
ex: show locations, road maps
physical, human culture
mountains, etc
Thematic Maps
ex: poverty in the U.S.
Reference Maps
ex: show locations, road maps
Earth Science Chapter 2 Mapping Our World
cartography
equator
latitude
longitude
science of mapmaking
imaginary line that lies at 0 degrees latitude and circles th…
distance in degrees north and south of the equator; they RUN…
distance in degrees east and west of the prime meridian; they…
cartography
science of mapmaking
equator
imaginary line that lies at 0 degrees latitude and circles th…
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Our World and Maps
Compass rose
Cardinal directions
Intermediate directions
Continent
A drawing or symbol with map directions
north, south, east, west
northeast, southeast, northwest, southwest
The earth's largest land areas
Compass rose
A drawing or symbol with map directions
Cardinal directions
north, south, east, west
20 terms
Mapping Our World
Time zone
Cartography
Equator
Latitude
a geographic region within which the same standard time is used
science of mapmaking
imaginary line that lies at 0 degrees latitude and circles Ea…
distance in degrees north and south of the equator
Time zone
a geographic region within which the same standard time is used
Cartography
science of mapmaking
11 terms
Mapping our world
Contour intervals
Equator
Prime meridian
International date line
The difference in elevation between two contour lines.
Forms a 360° circle
0° longitude & runs through Greenwich,Englad
180° longitude
Contour intervals
The difference in elevation between two contour lines.
Equator
Forms a 360° circle
5 terms
Mapping our world
Science of mapmaking
Imaginary line that separates earth in…
Distance in degrees north or south of…
distance in degrees east or west of th…
cartography
equator
longitude
latitude
Science of mapmaking
cartography
Imaginary line that separates earth in…
equator
21 terms
Mapping our World
cartography
equator
latitude
longitude
science of mapmaking
imaginary line that separates Earth into the northern and sou…
distance in degrees north or south of the equator
distance in degrees east or west of the prime meridian
cartography
science of mapmaking
equator
imaginary line that separates Earth into the northern and sou…
21 terms
Mapping Our World Vocab
Cartography
Equator
Latitude
Longitude
The making of maps and charts
An imaginary circle around the earth that is equally distant…
Distance North or South of the equator measured in degrees
Distance east or west of the prime meridian
Cartography
The making of maps and charts
Equator
An imaginary circle around the earth that is equally distant…
Mapping our world
Cartography
Equator
Latitude
Longtitude
science of map making
Imaginary line that separates earth into a northern and south…
Distance in degrees north or south of the equator
Distance in degrees east or west of the prime meridian
Cartography
science of map making
Equator
Imaginary line that separates earth into a northern and south…
11 terms
Mapping our World
cartography
latitude
Prime meridian
contour
the science or practice of drawing maps.
the angular distance of a place north or south of the earth's…
a planet's meridian adopted as the zero of longitude
an outline, especially one representing or bounding the shape…
cartography
the science or practice of drawing maps.
latitude
the angular distance of a place north or south of the earth's…
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Mapping Our WOrld
3 ways to obtain geospatial data
Geospatial Data
Primary Data
Secondary Data
User collected(Primary) - surveying GPS data collection... Remot…
Any data that identifies the geographic location of features…
Comes from a student's own observations and measurements coll…
Gathering information from sources that have already been com…
3 ways to obtain geospatial data
User collected(Primary) - surveying GPS data collection... Remot…
Geospatial Data
Any data that identifies the geographic location of features…
Mapping our World
Cartography
Equator
Latitude
Longitude
science or art of making maps
An imaginary circle around the middle of the earth, ... halfway…
East-west lines parallel to the equator used to measure ... dist…
Distance east or west of the prime meridian, measured in degr…
Cartography
science or art of making maps
Equator
An imaginary circle around the middle of the earth, ... halfway…
Mapping our world
Gnomonic projection
Mercator projection
Topographic maps
Conic projection
A map made byprojecting points and lines onto a pice of paper…
A map that has parallel line of latitude and longitude
A map that shows change in elevators of earth's surface
A map made by projecting point and line from a globe onto a c…
Gnomonic projection
A map made byprojecting points and lines onto a pice of paper…
Mercator projection
A map that has parallel line of latitude and longitude
mapping our world
latitude of saline MI
longitude of international date line
how many time zones are there
how many time zones in USA
42.1667° N
180* E
24
six (6)
latitude of saline MI
42.1667° N
longitude of international date line
180* E
14 terms
Mapping our World
Cartography
Equator
Latitude
Longitude
The science of mapmaking
In invisible line that horizontally circles the earth
The distance in degrees north or south of the equator
The distance in degrees east or west of the prime meridian
Cartography
The science of mapmaking
Equator
In invisible line that horizontally circles the earth
17 terms
Chapter 2: Mapping Our World
Cartography
equator
Latitude
Longitude
is the science of mapmaking
circles Earth halfway between the north and south poles separ…
is the distance in degrees north or south of the equator
is the distance in degrees east or west of the prime meridan
Cartography
is the science of mapmaking
equator
circles Earth halfway between the north and south poles separ…
Mapping Our World
cartography
equator
latitude
longitude
the science of mapmaking
separates the Earth into two equal halves called the northern…
the distance in degrees north or south of the equator
the distance in degrees east or west of the prime meridian
cartography
the science of mapmaking
equator
separates the Earth into two equal halves called the northern…
9 terms
Mapping Our World
Latitude
Longitude
Equator
Prime Meridian
The distance from the equator along the y axis; Horizontal li…
The distance from the prime meridian along X axis; Vertical l…
The X axis
The Y axis that goes through Greenwich, England
Latitude
The distance from the equator along the y axis; Horizontal li…
Longitude
The distance from the prime meridian along X axis; Vertical l…
54 terms
Mapping Our World
The three ways to obtain geospatial data
Primary Data
Secondary Data
GIS
User Collected (Surverying/GPS)... Remote Sensing (Satellite/Lid…
User Collected
Remote Sensing (Typically Secondary)... Pre-Existing
A system that stores, manipulates, analyzes, manages, and pre…
The three ways to obtain geospatial data
User Collected (Surverying/GPS)... Remote Sensing (Satellite/Lid…
Primary Data
User Collected
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Chapter 2 Mapping our world
cartography
latitude
longitude
prime meridian
the science of mapmaking
lines on a map running parallel to the equator
the distance in degrees east or west of the prime meridian
represents zero degrees longitude (it runs through Greenwich,…
cartography
the science of mapmaking
latitude
lines on a map running parallel to the equator
35 terms
Mapping our world
la administracionón de empresas
la arquitectura
el arte
la biología
business
architecture
art
biology
la administracionón de empresas
business
la arquitectura
architecture
Ch.2 Mapping Our World
cartography
equator
latitude
longitude
science of mapmaking
imaginary line that lies at 0 degrees latitude and circles th…
distance in degrees north and south of the equator; they RUN…
distance in degrees east and west of the prime meridian; they…
cartography
science of mapmaking
equator
imaginary line that lies at 0 degrees latitude and circles th…
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Science: Mapping our world
Maps
Cartography
Latitude
Equator
flat model of three dimensional objects
science of mapping
distance* in degrees north or south of the equator
imaginary horizontal line at 0° latitude that circles Earth a…
Maps
flat model of three dimensional objects
Cartography
science of mapping
Mapping Our World Quiz
geologic map
mercator projection
conic projection
anomonic projection
used to show the distribution, arrangement and type of rocks…
a map that has parallel lines of latitude and longitude.
a map made by projecting points and lines from a globe onto a…
a map made by projecting points points and lines onto a piece…
geologic map
used to show the distribution, arrangement and type of rocks…
mercator projection
a map that has parallel lines of latitude and longitude.
24 terms
Chapter 2 Mapping Our World
time zone
cartography
equator
latitude
a geographic region within which the same standard time is us…
science of mapmaking
imaginary line that lies at 0° latitude and circles the Earth…
distance in degrees north and south of the equator.
time zone
a geographic region within which the same standard time is us…
cartography
science of mapmaking
Mapping Our World Test
prime meridian
longitude
cartography
equator
Reference point for longitude that passes through Greenwich,…
Distance in degrees going east or west.
Science of map making.
Imaginary line that separates the Earth into northern and sou…
prime meridian
Reference point for longitude that passes through Greenwich,…
longitude
Distance in degrees going east or west.
Mapping Our World
Four Freedoms of Free Software
what is source code?
four requirements for open source soft…
what is proprietary software?
1. run the program for any purpose... 2. study how the program w…
Collection of computer instructions created by a programmer t…
1. free redistribution... 2. Source code to be distributed with…
Owned by either an individual or a group, restrictions exist…
Four Freedoms of Free Software
1. run the program for any purpose... 2. study how the program w…
what is source code?
Collection of computer instructions created by a programmer t…
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Mapping Our World, Remote Sensing
remote sensing
Landsat satellite
TOPEX/Poseidon satellite
sonar
the process of gathering data about earth u
...
...
...
remote sensing
the process of gathering data about earth u
Landsat satellite
...
Mapping our world - Midterm
What is GIS?
What is remote sensing?
Three ways to obtain geospatial data?
What is the difference between primary…
is a computer-based tool for mapping and analyzing feature ev…
Remote sensing is the art and science of making measurements…
1. user collected data... 2. remote sensing... 3. preexisting datab…
primary research data collection involves conducting research…
What is GIS?
is a computer-based tool for mapping and analyzing feature ev…
What is remote sensing?
Remote sensing is the art and science of making measurements…
Mapping Our World
name the 5 main branches of earth scie…
what is geology
what is astronomy
what is meteorology
geology, astronomy, meterology, environmental science, and oc…
study of earths crust and below
study of the universe
study of earths atmosphere
name the 5 main branches of earth scie…
geology, astronomy, meterology, environmental science, and oc…
what is geology
study of earths crust and below
18 terms
Mapping Our World
Map
What are the 4 key reference points on…
What is latitude?
What is longitude?
A graphic representation of part of the Earth's surface.
North, and South Pole, the Equator, and Prime Meridian
Measure of distance north and south of the equator, parallels…
Measure of east and west of the Prime Meridian, run north-sou…
Map
A graphic representation of part of the Earth's surface.
What are the 4 key reference points on…
North, and South Pole, the Equator, and Prime Meridian
21 terms
Earth Science Chapter 2 Mapping Our World
cartography
equator
latitude
longitude
science of mapmaking
imaginary line that lies at 0 degrees latitude and circles th…
distance in degrees north and south of the equator; they RUN…
distance in degrees east and west of the prime meridian; they…
cartography
science of mapmaking
equator
imaginary line that lies at 0 degrees latitude and circles th…
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