Study sets matching "term:longitude = an imaginary great circle on the surface of the earth passing through the north and south poles at right angles to the equator"

Study sets
Classes
Users

Study sets matching "term:longitude = an imaginary great circle on the surface of the earth passing through the north and south poles at right angles to the equator"

Unit 1: Geography tools
Map
globe
hemisphere
equator
A projection of an area on a flat suface
A scale modle of the earth
half of the earth
An imaginary circle around the middle of the earth, halfway b…
Map
A projection of an area on a flat suface
globe
A scale modle of the earth
12 terms
Latitude and Longitude
LONGITUDE
DEGREE ()
PRIME MERIDIAN
LATITUDE
an imaginary great circle on the surface of the earth passing…
A unit used to measure distances around a circle. One degree…
0 degrees longitude
an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator
LONGITUDE
an imaginary great circle on the surface of the earth passing…
DEGREE ()
A unit used to measure distances around a circle. One degree…
10 terms
Latitude and Longitude
LONGITUDE
DEGREE ()
PRIME MERIDIAN
LATITUDE
an imaginary great circle on the surface of the earth passing…
A unit used to measure distances around a circle. One degree…
0 degrees longitude
an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator
LONGITUDE
an imaginary great circle on the surface of the earth passing…
DEGREE ()
A unit used to measure distances around a circle. One degree…
Latitude/Longitude
Hemisphere
Prime Meridian
Equator
Latitude
is one half of the sphere that makes up Earth's surface.
an imaginary line line that makes a half circle from the Nort…
forms an imaginary line that circles Earth halfway between th…
the distance in degrees north or south of the equator.
Hemisphere
is one half of the sphere that makes up Earth's surface.
Prime Meridian
an imaginary line line that makes a half circle from the Nort…
10 terms
Longitude and Lattitude
LONGITUDE
DEGREE
PRIME MERIDIAN
LATITUDE
distance measured in degrees east or west
unit for measuring the size of an angle
imaginary line that runs from the North Pole to the South Pol…
distance measured in degrees north or south
LONGITUDE
distance measured in degrees east or west
DEGREE
unit for measuring the size of an angle
12 terms
Measuring the Earth
latitude
longitude
equator
North Pole
The distance from the equator measured in degrees north or so…
The distance in degrees east or west of the prime meridian
an imaginary line around the middle of the Earth, at an equal…
The point in the Arctic Circle where all lines of longitude i…
latitude
The distance from the equator measured in degrees north or so…
longitude
The distance in degrees east or west of the prime meridian
6 terms
Latitude, Longitude, Prime Meridian, Equator, Great Circle and Rhumb Line
Latitude
Longitude
Prime Meridian
Equator
The angular distance measured north or south from the Equator…
The angular distance measured east or west from the Prime Mer…
An imaginary line that runs from the North Pole to the South…
An imaginary line on the Earth's surface equidistant from the…
Latitude
The angular distance measured north or south from the Equator…
Longitude
The angular distance measured east or west from the Prime Mer…
Mapping Vocabulary
Latitude
Longitude
Equator
Tropic of Capricorn
An imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator
An imaginary great circle on the surface of the earth passing…
An imaginary line around the Earth forming the great circle t…
Southern Hemisphere's Tropic
Latitude
An imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator
Longitude
An imaginary great circle on the surface of the earth passing…
Latitude and Longitude
latitude
longitude
meridians
parallels
Distance in degrees north or south of the equator
Distance east or west of the prime meridian, measured in degr…
another name for a line of longitude
Another name for lines of latitude, these lines never meet
latitude
Distance in degrees north or south of the equator
longitude
Distance east or west of the prime meridian, measured in degr…
9 terms
Latitude and Longitude
Equator
Tropic of Cancer
Tropic of Capricorn
Prime Meridian
An imaginary circle around the middle of the earth, halfway b…
a line of latitude about 23 degrees North of the equator
a line of latitue about 23 degrees South of the equator
An imaginary line passing through the Royal Observatory in Gr…
Equator
An imaginary circle around the middle of the earth, halfway b…
Tropic of Cancer
a line of latitude about 23 degrees North of the equator
24 terms
Chapter 1: Views of the Earth
System
Atmosphere
Biosphere
Hydrosphere
An organized group of parts that work together to make a whole.
The mixture of gases and particles that surrounds & protects…
The "living" sphere of Earth. Includes all life on Earth, air…
All the water on Earth (oceans, lakes, rivers, underground, f…
System
An organized group of parts that work together to make a whole.
Atmosphere
The mixture of gases and particles that surrounds & protects…
Latitude and Longitude
Meridians
Equator
democracy
parallels
a great circle of the earth passing through the poles and any…
a circle separating a surface into two congruent parts.
a form of government in which the supreme power is vested in…
an imaginary circle on the earth's surface formed by the inte…
Meridians
a great circle of the earth passing through the poles and any…
Equator
a circle separating a surface into two congruent parts.
12 terms
Mapping the Earth
grid
latitude
parallels
equator
pattern of imaginary lines that circle the globe in east-west…
measure of distance in degrees north or south of the equator
imaginary lines of latitude running in an east to west direct…
An imaginary line around the Earth forming the great circle t…
grid
pattern of imaginary lines that circle the globe in east-west…
latitude
measure of distance in degrees north or south of the equator
Latitude and Longitude - Using ESRT
Equator
Tropic of Cancer
Tropic of Capricorn
Prime Meridian
An imaginary circle around the middle of the earth, halfway b…
a line of latitude about 23 degrees North of the equator
a line of latitue about 23 degrees South of the equator
An imaginary line passing through the Royal Observatory in Gr…
Equator
An imaginary circle around the middle of the earth, halfway b…
Tropic of Cancer
a line of latitude about 23 degrees North of the equator
7 terms
Latitude and Longitude 2
Lines of latitude
Lines of longitude
Equator
Tropic of Cancer
Imaginary lines that run east and west across the earth
Imaginary lines that run north and south across the earth
An imaginary circle around the middle of the earth, halfway b…
a line of latitude about 23 degrees North of the equator
Lines of latitude
Imaginary lines that run east and west across the earth
Lines of longitude
Imaginary lines that run north and south across the earth
10 terms
Earth's Shape Vocbulary
Atmosphere
Crust
Elevation
Equator
The layer of gases that surrounds Earth above the surface of…
The upper portion of the lithosphere.
The height of a place above sea level.
Reference line for latitude (0 degrees)
Atmosphere
The layer of gases that surrounds Earth above the surface of…
Crust
The upper portion of the lithosphere.
Latitude and Longitude
Lines of latitude
Lines of longitude
Equator
Tropic of Cancer
Imaginary lines that run east and west across the earth
Imaginary lines that run north and south across the earth
An imaginary circle around the middle of the earth, halfway b…
a line of latitude about 23 degrees North of the equator
Lines of latitude
Imaginary lines that run east and west across the earth
Lines of longitude
Imaginary lines that run north and south across the earth
geography vocab 1 2
latitude
longitude
Equator
PrimeMeridian
travels around the world in a E-W direction
imaginary lines that travel N&S through the North and South p…
the imaginary line forming a great circle halfway between the…
a Meridian in a geographical coordinate system
latitude
travels around the world in a E-W direction
longitude
imaginary lines that travel N&S through the North and South p…
The Movements of the Earth
rotation
revolution
axis
23 hours, 56 minutes
Earth spinning on its axis
movement of Earth in its orbit around the sun
imaginary line that runs through the North and South Poles
the time it takes for one complete rotation
rotation
Earth spinning on its axis
revolution
movement of Earth in its orbit around the sun
17 terms
The Movements of the Earth
rotation
revolution
axis
23 hours, 56 minutes
Earth spinning on its axis
movement of Earth in its orbit around the sun
imaginary line that runs through the North and South Poles
the time it takes for one complete rotation
rotation
Earth spinning on its axis
revolution
movement of Earth in its orbit around the sun
The Movements of the Earth
rotation
revolution
axis
23 hours, 56 minutes
Earth spinning on its axis
movement of Earth in its orbit around the sun
imaginary line that runs through the North and South Poles
the time it takes for one complete rotation
rotation
Earth spinning on its axis
revolution
movement of Earth in its orbit around the sun
10 terms
Mammahagans Map skills
Continent
Ocean
Cardinal Directions
Hemisphere
earths main continuous expanses of land
A large body of salt water
North, South, East, and West
half of the earth
Continent
earths main continuous expanses of land
Ocean
A large body of salt water
map skills
latitude
longitude
hemisphere
Cardinal directions
The numbering system used to indicate the location of paralle…
An imaginary great circle on the surface of the earth passing…
A half of a sphere.
North, East, South, West
latitude
The numbering system used to indicate the location of paralle…
longitude
An imaginary great circle on the surface of the earth passing…
Models of the Earth - Ch 2 Sect 2
globe
longitude
hemisphere
degree
a sphere that represents Earth's entire surface
the distance in degrees East or West of the Prime Meridian
one half of the sphere that makes up Earth's surface
1/360 of the way around a full circle
globe
a sphere that represents Earth's entire surface
longitude
the distance in degrees East or West of the Prime Meridian
9 terms
Geography 1
Line of Latitude
Line of Longitude
Hemisphere
Equator
an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator
an imaginary line around the Earth passing through the north…
half of the terrestrial globe
an imaginary line circling the Earth halfway between the Nort…
Line of Latitude
an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator
Line of Longitude
an imaginary line around the Earth passing through the north…
12 terms
Latitude and Longitude
Equator
Tropic of Cancer
Tropic of Capricorn
Prime Meridian
An imaginary circle around the middle of the earth, halfway b…
a line of latitude about 23 degrees North of the equator
a line of latitue about 23 degrees South of the equator
An imaginary line passing through the Royal Observatory in Gr…
Equator
An imaginary circle around the middle of the earth, halfway b…
Tropic of Cancer
a line of latitude about 23 degrees North of the equator
Earth Science Mapping the Earth
Heliocentric
Geocentric
Cartography
Equator
Based on the belief that the sun is the center of the universe
Earth is the center of the universe
the making or study of maps or charts.
an imaginary line around the Earth forming the great circle t…
Heliocentric
Based on the belief that the sun is the center of the universe
Geocentric
Earth is the center of the universe
9 terms
SS 109.1 Mapping the Earth
grid
latitude
longitude
parallels
a network of horizontal and vertical lines that provide coord…
Imaginary lines around the Earth parallel to the equator, mea…
Distance east or west of the prime meridian, measured in degr…
Another name for lines of latitude
grid
a network of horizontal and vertical lines that provide coord…
latitude
Imaginary lines around the Earth parallel to the equator, mea…
10 terms
Measuring the Earth
latitude
longitude
equator
North Pole
The distance from the equator measured in degrees north or so…
The distance in degrees east or west of the prime meridian
an imaginary line around the middle of the Earth, at an equal…
The point in the Arctic Circle where all lines of longitude i…
latitude
The distance from the equator measured in degrees north or so…
longitude
The distance in degrees east or west of the prime meridian
13 terms
Geography
Geography
Location
Place
Movement
Study of the earth
...
...
How words and things get around. Like snapchat and Skype
Geography
Study of the earth
Location
...
13 terms
Mapping the Earth
Elevation
Map
Globe
Scale
Height above sea level.
A flat model of all or part of Earth's surface as seen from a…
A sphere that represents Earth's entire surface.
Used to compare distance on a map or globe to distance on Ear…
Elevation
Height above sea level.
Map
A flat model of all or part of Earth's surface as seen from a…
11 terms
Science Models Of The Earth Vocab
globe
longitude
latitude
hemisphere
a sphere that represents the Earth's entire surface
the distance in degrees east or west of the prime meridian
the distance in degrees north or sount of the equator
one half of the sphere that makes up the Earth's surface
globe
a sphere that represents the Earth's entire surface
longitude
the distance in degrees east or west of the prime meridian
Map Terms
Latitude
Longitude
Equator
Parallels
Imaginary horizontal lines around the earth that measures dis…
Imaginary vertical lines around the earth that measures dista…
An imaginary horizontal line that crosses the middle of the e…
Lines that run side by side.
Latitude
Imaginary horizontal lines around the earth that measures dis…
Longitude
Imaginary vertical lines around the earth that measures dista…
Earth Science Chapter 2
cartography
equator
latitude
longitude
The science of making maps.
An imaginary circle around the middle of the earth, halfway b…
An imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator
An imaginary great circle on the surface of the earth passing…
cartography
The science of making maps.
equator
An imaginary circle around the middle of the earth, halfway b…
15 terms
ES Unit 1: Measuring the Earth
elevation
map
globe
scale
the height above sea level
A two-dimensional, or flat, representation of Earth's surface…
a sphere on which a map (especially of the earth) is represen…
the ratio between the size of something and a representation…
elevation
the height above sea level
map
A two-dimensional, or flat, representation of Earth's surface…
5 terms
Longitude & Latitude
Longitude
Latitude
Equator
Prime Meridian
Distance east or west of the prime meridian, measured in degr…
Distance north or south of the equator... An imaginary line arou…
0 degrees latitude... An imaginary circle around the middle of t…
0 degrees longitude... An imaginary line passing through the Roy…
Longitude
Distance east or west of the prime meridian, measured in degr…
Latitude
Distance north or south of the equator... An imaginary line arou…
Social studies
Latitude
Longitude
Meridian
Parallel
The imaginary lines that run east to west around the globe.
The imaginary lines that run north and south around the globe.
An imaginary great circle on the earth's surface passing thro…
Two or more lines going in the same direction.
Latitude
The imaginary lines that run east to west around the globe.
Longitude
The imaginary lines that run north and south around the globe.
9 terms
2A. Earth on a Map - pgs. 10-17
symbol
key
scale
degree
on a map, a picture used to stand for features on the Earth's…
a list of the symbols used on a map and their meanings
used to relate the distance on a map with the actual distance…
a unit used to measure distance around a circle
symbol
on a map, a picture used to stand for features on the Earth's…
key
a list of the symbols used on a map and their meanings
The Movements of the Earth
rotation
revolution
axis
23 hours, 56 minutes
Earth spinning on its axis
movement of Earth in its orbit around the sun
imaginary line that runs through the North and South Poles
the time it takes for one complete rotation
rotation
Earth spinning on its axis
revolution
movement of Earth in its orbit around the sun
Longitude and latitude
Latitude
Longitude
Equator
Parallel
the angular distance of a place north or south of the earth's…
East and west on the globe
an imaginary line drawn around the earth equally distant from…
each of the imaginary parallel circles of constant latitude o…
Latitude
the angular distance of a place north or south of the earth's…
Longitude
East and west on the globe
7 terms
Chapter 1
Absolute Location
Relative Location
Hemisphere
Equator
The exact place on earth where a geographic feature is found.
The position of a place in relation to another place.
Each half of the globe.
An imaginary circle around the middle of the earth, halfway b…
Absolute Location
The exact place on earth where a geographic feature is found.
Relative Location
The position of a place in relation to another place.
12 terms
Geography
Latitude
Longitude
Direction
Grid reference
Imaginary lines running parallel to the equator between the n…
An imaginary great circle on the surface of the earth passing…
A course along which someone or something moves
A method of locating a point on a map or plan by a number ref…
Latitude
Imaginary lines running parallel to the equator between the n…
Longitude
An imaginary great circle on the surface of the earth passing…
5 terms
Vocabulary of the Northern and Southern Hemispheres
Equator
Hemisphere
Prime Meridian
Latitude
An imaginary circle around the middle of the earth, halfway b…
Half of a sphere
An imaginary line passing through the Royal Observatory in Gr…
An imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator
Equator
An imaginary circle around the middle of the earth, halfway b…
Hemisphere
Half of a sphere
17 terms
The Movements of the Earth
rotation
revolution
axis
23 hours, 56 minutes
Earth spinning on its axis
movement of Earth in its orbit around the sun
imaginary line that runs through the North and South Poles
the time it takes for one complete rotation
rotation
Earth spinning on its axis
revolution
movement of Earth in its orbit around the sun
17 terms
The Movements of the Earth
rotation
revolution
axis
23 hours, 56 minutes
Earth spinning on its axis... 旋转
movement of Earth in its orbit around the sun... 公转
imaginary line that runs through the North and South Poles... 轴
the time it takes for one complete rotation
rotation
Earth spinning on its axis... 旋转
revolution
movement of Earth in its orbit around the sun... 公转
17 terms
The Movements of the Earth
rotation
revolution
axis
23 hours, 56 minutes
Earth spinning on its axis... ローテーション
movement of Earth in its orbit around the sun... 回転
imaginary line that runs through the North and South Poles... 軸,…
the time it takes for one complete rotation23時間56分
rotation
Earth spinning on its axis... ローテーション
revolution
movement of Earth in its orbit around the sun... 回転
The Movements of the Earth
rotation
revolution
axis
23 hours, 56 minutes
Earth spinning on its axis... 自転 ローテーション
movement of Earth in its orbit around the sun... 回転
imaginary line that runs through the North and South Poles... 軸,…
the time it takes for one complete rotation 23時間56分
rotation
Earth spinning on its axis... 自転 ローテーション
revolution
movement of Earth in its orbit around the sun... 回転
17 terms
The Movements of the Earth
rotation
revolution
axis
23 hours, 56 minutes
Earth spinning on its axis... 旋转
movement of Earth in its orbit around the sun... 革命
imaginary line that runs through the North and South Poles... 轴
the time it takes for one complete rotation
rotation
Earth spinning on its axis... 旋转
revolution
movement of Earth in its orbit around the sun... 革命
The Movements of the Earth
rotation
revolution
axis
23 hours, 56 minutes
Earth spinning on its axis... 自转
movement of Earth in its orbit around the sun... 公转
imaginary line that runs through the North and South Poles... 轴
the time it takes for one complete rotation... 23小时,56分钟
rotation
Earth spinning on its axis... 自转
revolution
movement of Earth in its orbit around the sun... 公转
12 terms
Models of Earth
globe
map
map projection
symbol
a sphere that represents Earth's entire surface.
a flat model of all or part of Earth's surface as seen from a…
a framework of lines that helps to transfer points on Earth's…
On a map, a picture used by map makers to stand for features…
globe
a sphere that represents Earth's entire surface.
map
a flat model of all or part of Earth's surface as seen from a…
1 of 10