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28 terms
Maps/Map Skills
cardinal directions
intermediate directions
northwest
southeast
North, South, East, West
Northeast, Northwest, Southeast, Southwest
the intermediate directions between north and west
the intermediate direction between south and east
cardinal directions
North, South, East, West
intermediate directions
Northeast, Northwest, Southeast, Southwest
18 terms
Map Skills, Map Skills
maps
physical maps
political maps
historical map
an illustration of land or other geographic political, or his…
emphasize the natural features of land and water
Show countries, their borders, and capital cities
a map that shows information about the past
maps
an illustration of land or other geographic political, or his…
physical maps
emphasize the natural features of land and water
5 terms
Map Skills
equator
prime meridian
compass rose
latitude lines
equator
prime meridian
23 terms
Maps Skills
compass rose
atlas
map
border
picture on a map that shows the cardinal and intermediate dir…
a book of maps
a diagram of a place
the line between one country, state, or city/town and another.
compass rose
picture on a map that shows the cardinal and intermediate dir…
atlas
a book of maps
10 terms
Maps Skills
map
globe
atlas
compass rose
a 2D representation of the world or a place
a 3D representation of the the world
a book of maps
tells the directions, North, South, East and West
map
a 2D representation of the world or a place
globe
a 3D representation of the the world
11 terms
Maps Skills
Compass Rose
Grid
Scale
Cardinal Directions
A symbol that shows directions on a map
A system of lines that cross each other, forming a pattern of…
This shows the relationship between distance on a map and the…
The main directions of north, south, east, and west are calle…
Compass Rose
A symbol that shows directions on a map
Grid
A system of lines that cross each other, forming a pattern of…
9 terms
Map Skills
maps
physical maps
political maps
historical map
an illustration of land or other geographic political, or his…
emphasize the natural features of land and water
Show countries, their borders, and capital cities
a map that shows information about the past
maps
an illustration of land or other geographic political, or his…
physical maps
emphasize the natural features of land and water
20 terms
Map skills
Railway tracks and station
Nature reserve
Garden / aboretum
Parking
Railway tracks and station
Nature reserve
15 terms
Map Skills
Equator
continent
Nile River
Huang He River
Imaginary line around the middle of the Earth.
A large body of land on the Earth.
River in Egypt
River in China
Equator
Imaginary line around the middle of the Earth.
continent
A large body of land on the Earth.
10 terms
Maps/Map Skills (copy)
cardinal directions
intermediate directions
equator
prime meridian
North, South, East, West
Northeast, Northwest, Southeast, Southwest
the latitude line around the middle of the Earth... 0 Latitude
the longitude line around the middle of the Earth (0 degrees…
cardinal directions
North, South, East, West
intermediate directions
Northeast, Northwest, Southeast, Southwest
12 terms
Map Skills
Map
Globe
Map Scale
Compass Rose
Map
Globe
22 terms
Map Skills
equator
prime meridian
latitude
longitude
0 degrees latitude divides Earth into the northern and southe…
0 degrees longitude divides Earth into the eastern and wester…
horizontal lines that measure distance north and south from t…
vertical lines that measure distance east and west of the Pri…
equator
0 degrees latitude divides Earth into the northern and southe…
prime meridian
0 degrees longitude divides Earth into the eastern and wester…
18 terms
Map skills
Absolute location
Cardinal directions
Climate map
Compass rose
exact location of a place on the earth described by global co…
north, south, east and west
shows the general type of weather in a given area
a pointer that shows cardinal and intermediate directions for…
Absolute location
exact location of a place on the earth described by global co…
Cardinal directions
north, south, east and west
18 terms
Map skills
Absolute location
Cardinal directions
Climate map
Compass rose
exact location of a place on the earth described by global co…
north, south, east and west
shows the general type of weather in a given area
a pointer that shows cardinal and intermediate directions for…
Absolute location
exact location of a place on the earth described by global co…
Cardinal directions
north, south, east and west
12 terms
Maps/Map Skills (copy)
cardinal directions
intermediate directions
equator
Northern Hemisphere
North, South, East, West
Northeast, Northwest, Southeast, Southwest
An imaginary line around the middle of the earth
the half of the earth north of the equator
cardinal directions
North, South, East, West
intermediate directions
Northeast, Northwest, Southeast, Southwest
14 terms
Map Skills
Hemisphere
Latitude
Equator
Longitude
"half sphere"... one half of the globe
imaginary line circle earth form east to west... parallel to equ…
imaginary line on earth's surface... cuts earth in half... located…
imaginary line circles earth north to south
Hemisphere
"half sphere"... one half of the globe
Latitude
imaginary line circle earth form east to west... parallel to equ…
15 terms
Map Skills
Atlantic Ocean
Pacific Ocean
Indian Ocean
Arctic Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
Pacific Ocean
22 terms
Map Skills
equator
prime meridian
latitude
longitude
0 degrees latitude divides Earth into the northern and southe…
0 degrees longitude divides Earth into the eastern and wester…
horizontal lines that measure distance north and south from t…
vertical lines that measure distance east and west of the Pri…
equator
0 degrees latitude divides Earth into the northern and southe…
prime meridian
0 degrees longitude divides Earth into the eastern and wester…
9 terms
Map Skills
Compass Rose
Map
Key or Legend
Scale
A tool on a map showing cardinal (N,E,S,W) and intermediate (…
A two-dimensional, or flat, representation of Earth's surface…
The part of a map that shows what symbols mean on the map.
The ratio between the size of an area on a map and the actual…
Compass Rose
A tool on a map showing cardinal (N,E,S,W) and intermediate (…
Map
A two-dimensional, or flat, representation of Earth's surface…
Map Skills
Equator
Prime Meridian
Longitude
Latitude
- 0 degrees latitude... -
- 0 degrees longitude ... - also called Greenwich Meridian
- lines run north and south (vertical) but measure E and W... -…
- lines run east to west (horizontal) but measure N and S... -…
Equator
- 0 degrees latitude... -
Prime Meridian
- 0 degrees longitude ... - also called Greenwich Meridian
10 terms
Map Skills
legend
compass rose
cardinal directions
intermediate directions
Identifies the different symbols that are located on a map. A…
Shows the four cardinal directions and four intermediate dire…
north, south, east, and west
northeast, southeast, southwest, and northwest
legend
Identifies the different symbols that are located on a map. A…
compass rose
Shows the four cardinal directions and four intermediate dire…
12 terms
Maps Skills
Physical Map
Political Map
Weather Map
Historical Map
Shows naturally made landmarks, such as rivers, lakes, and mo…
Shows boundaries of countries, states, and counties.
Shows climate, weather conditions such as temperature, rain,…
Shows parts of the world as they were in the past
Physical Map
Shows naturally made landmarks, such as rivers, lakes, and mo…
Political Map
Shows boundaries of countries, states, and counties.
12 terms
Map skills
Latitude
Longitude
Equator
Prime Meridian
The distance north or south of the Equator
The distance east or west of the Prime Meridian
the latitude line that divides the Earth into the Noth and So…
the imaginary line that divides the earth in the eastern and…
Latitude
The distance north or south of the Equator
Longitude
The distance east or west of the Prime Meridian
15 terms
Map Skills
Atlantic Ocean
Pacific Ocean
Indian Ocean
Arctic Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
Pacific Ocean
11 terms
maps skills
globe
latitude
equator
longitude
a spherical or ball-shaped model of the entire planet
the distance north or south of earth's equators
...the imaginary line of latitude that circles the globe half…
...lines of longitude are called meridians
globe
a spherical or ball-shaped model of the entire planet
latitude
the distance north or south of earth's equators
21 terms
Map Skills
map key
title
scale
political map
a list of map symbols that tells what each symbol stands for
name of the map that helps describe the map
Indicates how much smaller the map is than the area it repres…
A map showing areas and borders for things like countries, st…
map key
a list of map symbols that tells what each symbol stands for
title
name of the map that helps describe the map
19 terms
Map Skills
What are the 5 oceans
What are the 7 continents
Label the compass rose
equator
Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Arctic, Antarctic
North America, South America, Australia, Africa, Antarctica,…
What are the 5 oceans
Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Arctic, Antarctic
What are the 7 continents
North America, South America, Australia, Africa, Antarctica,…
24 terms
Map Skills
EQUATOR
PARALLELS
COMPASS ROSE
CARDINAL DIRECTIONS
imaginary west/east line that divides the world into the Nort…
another term for latitude
a directional arrow that shows cardinal and/or intermediate d…
north, south, east, west
EQUATOR
imaginary west/east line that divides the world into the Nort…
PARALLELS
another term for latitude
32 terms
Map Skills and Types of Maps
Latitude
Longitude
Prime Meridian
Equator
an imaginary line that circles the Earth and is the distance…
an imaginary line that circles the Earth and is the distance…
An imaginary line that goes from the North Pole to the South…
An imaginary line at zero degrees latitude that runs from eas…
Latitude
an imaginary line that circles the Earth and is the distance…
Longitude
an imaginary line that circles the Earth and is the distance…
10 terms
Map Skills
map key
compass rose
cardinal directions
intermediate directions
Identifies the different symbols that are located on a map.
Shows the four cardinal directions and four intermediate dire…
north, south, east, and west
northeast, southeast, southwest, and northwest
map key
Identifies the different symbols that are located on a map.
compass rose
Shows the four cardinal directions and four intermediate dire…
8 terms
Map Skills
globe
legend
scale
continents
model of Earth
helps unlock the map's meaning; key
allows us to estimate real distances on Earth
seven largest areas of land
globe
model of Earth
legend
helps unlock the map's meaning; key
25 terms
Map Skills
North America
South America
Europe
Asia
North America
South America
Map Skills
globe
grid
latitude
parallels
a scale model of the Earth
a pattern of imaginary lines that circles the gloe
east-west lines that measure distance north & south of the eq…
lines of latitude
globe
a scale model of the Earth
grid
a pattern of imaginary lines that circles the gloe
18 terms
Map Skills
Map
Globe
Title
Map Key
A drawing of the Earth.
A true model of the Earth.
Tells what the map shows or is about.
Tells what the symbols on a map represent.
Map
A drawing of the Earth.
Globe
A true model of the Earth.
14 terms
Map skills
urban
geography
spacial perspective
rural
an area that contains cities
a science that describes the physical and cultural features o…
a geographer's point of view that looks at where something is…
an area that contains open land for farming
urban
an area that contains cities
geography
a science that describes the physical and cultural features o…
25 terms
map skills
continent
longitude
latitude
landform
one of earths seven large bodies of land
A natural feature of the Earth's surface.
continent
one of earths seven large bodies of land
longitude
8 terms
MAP SKILLS
Key
Scale
Compass Rose
Title
tells symbols on a map
Tells distance on a map
Tells direction on a map
First thing to look at on map
Key
tells symbols on a map
Scale
Tells distance on a map
15 terms
Map Skills
Absolute location
Compass rose
Continent
Elevation
exact location of a place on the earth described by global co…
a pointer that shows cardinal and intermediate directions for…
one of the Earth's 7 main areas of land
the height of land above or below sea level
Absolute location
exact location of a place on the earth described by global co…
Compass rose
a pointer that shows cardinal and intermediate directions for…
14 terms
Map Skills
scale
compass rose
map key/legend
latitude/parallel
the ratio between distances on a map & actual distances on th…
shows the four cardinal directions (north, south, east, and w…
shows what symbols or colors on a map represent
measures degrees north and south of the equator
scale
the ratio between distances on a map & actual distances on th…
compass rose
shows the four cardinal directions (north, south, east, and w…
15 terms
Map skills
Absolute location
Cardinal directions
Compass rose
Continent
exact location of a place on the earth described by global co…
north, south, east and west
a pointer that shows cardinal and intermediate directions for…
one of the Earth's 7 main areas of land
Absolute location
exact location of a place on the earth described by global co…
Cardinal directions
north, south, east and west
10 terms
Map skills
longitude
latitude
interrupted projection map
Mercator map
Imaginary lines running from north to south, or up and down,…
An imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator
Gaps in the picture allow the map to show sizes and shapes ac…
map of Earth that is flattened with latitude and longitude st…
longitude
Imaginary lines running from north to south, or up and down,…
latitude
An imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator
11 terms
Map Skills
map key
South Pole
compass rose
ocean
tells you what symbols on a map stand for.
is the farthest place south on Earth.
shows cardinal directions
is a large body of salt water. We have 5 of them.
map key
tells you what symbols on a map stand for.
South Pole
is the farthest place south on Earth.
Map Skills
Maps
Physical Maps
Historical Maps
Political Maps
an illustration of land or other geographic, political, or hi…
map of natural characteristics of Earth's surface, such as la…
Show events that occurred in a region over time.
A map that shows any man made features: cities, political bor…
Maps
an illustration of land or other geographic, political, or hi…
Physical Maps
map of natural characteristics of Earth's surface, such as la…
22 terms
Map Skills
Cartography
Physical Map
Political Map
Map Legend
The science of making maps.
A map that shows the major physical features of a region such…
A map showing imaginary man-made lines of a region such as co…
A box or other display on a map that explains the meaning of…
Cartography
The science of making maps.
Physical Map
A map that shows the major physical features of a region such…
25 terms
Map Skills
North America
South America
Europe
Asia
Our continent
Continent to the south of us
Continent to the East of us
Continent to the West of us.
North America
Our continent
South America
Continent to the south of us
20 terms
Map Skills
Compass Rose
Map
Key or Legend
Scale
A tool on a map showing cardinal (N,E,S,W) and intermediate (…
A two-dimensional, or flat, representation of Earth's surface…
The part of a map that shows what symbols mean on the map.
The ratio between the size of an area on a map and the actual…
Compass Rose
A tool on a map showing cardinal (N,E,S,W) and intermediate (…
Map
A two-dimensional, or flat, representation of Earth's surface…
12 terms
Map Skills
legend
compass rose
cardinal directions
intermediate directions
Identifies the different symbols that are located on a map. A…
Shows the four cardinal directions.
north, south, east, and west
northeast, southeast, southwest, and northwest
legend
Identifies the different symbols that are located on a map. A…
compass rose
Shows the four cardinal directions.
Map Skills
Prime Meridians
Longitude
Latitude
Hemisphere
The meridian that runs through west to east
The angular distance east or west on the earth's surface
The angular line going north or south on the earth's surface
the haft of a sphere
Prime Meridians
The meridian that runs through west to east
Longitude
The angular distance east or west on the earth's surface
12 terms
Map Skills
Compass Rose
Map
Cardinal Directions
Intermediate Directions
a marker on a map that shows directions
a drawing of a real place
north, south, east, west
northeast, northwest, southeast, southwest
Compass Rose
a marker on a map that shows directions
Map
a drawing of a real place
10 terms
Map Skills
map
globe
compass rose
lines of latitude
map
globe
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