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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
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
Map Skills
globe
legend
cardinal directions on compass rose
longitude
a round object that represents the earth
list or chart that explains symbols that are used on a map
north, south, east, west
imaginary lines that run north to south on globe or map
globe
a round object that represents the earth
legend
list or chart that explains symbols that are used on a map
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…
5 terms
Map Skills
equator
prime meridian
compass rose
latitude lines
equator
prime meridian
20 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
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
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
5 terms
Map Skills
Political Maps
Physical Maps
Population Maps
Climate Maps
Maps that show borders and boundaries.
Maps that show land features such as mountains, rivers, and d…
Maps that show how many people live in an area.
Maps that show the weather a region has over a period of time.
Political Maps
Maps that show borders and boundaries.
Physical Maps
Maps that show land features such as mountains, rivers, and d…
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
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
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
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.
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.
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…
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…
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
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…
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
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
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…
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
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…
7 terms
Map Skills
Prime Meridian
Longitude
Latitude
Hemisphere
A prime meridian is a meridian (a line of longitude) in a geo…
Longitude (shown as a vertical line) is the angular distance,…
distance north or south of the equator measured in degrees up…
a half of a sphere.... a half of the earth, usually as divided i…
Prime Meridian
A prime meridian is a meridian (a line of longitude) in a geo…
Longitude
Longitude (shown as a vertical line) is the angular distance,…
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
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Map Skills
North America
South America
Europe
Asia
North America
South America
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
Map Skills
border
title
symbol
key (legend)
a line that divides one state or country from another
words at the top of a map that describe what it shows
a shape, line, or color on a map that stands for something else
a box in which all symbols on a map are explained
border
a line that divides one state or country from another
title
words at the top of a map that describe what it shows
12 terms
Map Skills
Latitude
Longitude
Prime Meridian
Equator
The distance of a place north or south of the Equator.
The distance of a place east or west of the Prime Meridian.
The zero line of longitude; cuts through Greenwich, England.
An imaginary line drawn around the earth, centered between th…
Latitude
The distance of a place north or south of the Equator.
Longitude
The distance of a place east or west of the Prime Meridian.
Map Skills
Map
Globe
Map Scale
Compass Rose
Map
Globe
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.
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,…
14 terms
Map skills & types of maps
map title
map legend/key
symbols
scale
tells what the map is about
tells what the symbols on the map mean
pictures of objects that represent something on a map
tells the distance from one place to another
map title
tells what the map is about
map legend/key
tells what the symbols on the map mean
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
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…
Maps skills vocabulary
scale (distance)
compass rose (directions)
Longitude (up and down)
Latitude (ladder)
Shows you the distance between country's, states, and contine…
A directional indicator shows which way north, south, east, a…
Imaginary lines that divide the earth,it goes pole to pole.
Imaginary lines that go side to side like a ladder.
scale (distance)
Shows you the distance between country's, states, and contine…
compass rose (directions)
A directional indicator shows which way north, south, east, a…
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
Maps skills
Latitude
Longitude
Equates
Prime meridian
Imaginary lines that circle the globe to east from west
Imaginary lines that circle the globe from north to south
Line on latitude that divides the earth in half
Lines of longitude that divides the earth in half
Latitude
Imaginary lines that circle the globe to east from west
Longitude
Imaginary lines that circle the globe from north to south
7 terms
maps skills
Latitude
Longitude
Equator
Prime meridian
Imaginary lines that circle the globe from east to west
Imaginary lines are that circle the globe north to south
Lines of latitude that divides the earth in half
Lines of latitude that divides the earth in half
Latitude
Imaginary lines that circle the globe from east to west
Longitude
Imaginary lines are that circle the globe north to south
13 terms
Maps Skills
Geography
Cardinal Directions
Compass Rose
Hemisphere
Study of Earth
North, South, East, West
Diagram of Cardinal Directions
Half of the Earth
Geography
Study of Earth
Cardinal Directions
North, South, East, West
21 terms
Maps & Map Skills
Map Title
Compass
Scale
Key/Legend
The part of the map that tells you what the map is about
A feature on a map that gives direction.
A feature on a map that tells you how much distance on the ma…
A part of a map that tells you what symbols, colors, and line…
Map Title
The part of the map that tells you what the map is about
Compass
A feature on a map that gives direction.
15 terms
Map Skills
Atlantic Ocean
Pacific Ocean
Indian Ocean
Arctic Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
Pacific Ocean
9 terms
Map Skills
Coastal Plain
Plateau
Desert
Isthums
An area level of land,often at a low level and covered with g…
Area of flat land or rolling land at high elavation.often 300…
A dry area of land with fewer than 10 inches of rain a year.
A narrow stretch of land connecting two larger land areas.
Coastal Plain
An area level of land,often at a low level and covered with g…
Plateau
Area of flat land or rolling land at high elavation.often 300…
12 terms
Map Skills
compass rose
symbol
continent
border
a symbol on a map that shows directions (N, S, E and W)
a picture or a drawing that stands for the real thing
large land mass. There are 7 of them.
a boundary of a country or state
compass rose
a symbol on a map that shows directions (N, S, E and W)
symbol
a picture or a drawing that stands for the real thing
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
20 terms
Map skills
Railway tracks and station
Nature reserve
Garden / aboretum
Parking
Railway tracks and station
Nature reserve
13 terms
Map Skills
lines of latitude
lines of longitude
prime meridian
equator
Lines on the map grid going east and west
Lines on the map grid going north and south
A line of longitude at 0 degrees, north to south
The longest line of latitude at 0 degrees, east to west
lines of latitude
Lines on the map grid going east and west
lines of longitude
Lines on the map grid going north and south
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