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Social Studies Geography Vocabulary
map
compass rose
cardinal directions
intermediate directions
a diagram on a piece of paper that represents a smaller porti…
a part of a map that shows directions using symbols
one of the main directions on a map; north, south, east, and…
directions which include northeast, northwest, southeast, and…
map
a diagram on a piece of paper that represents a smaller porti…
compass rose
a part of a map that shows directions using symbols
10 terms
Social Studies Vocabulary: Geography
Hemisphere
Continent
Longitude and Latitude
Country
Half of the Earth
Any of the world's main continuous expanses of land (Africa,…
Lines used to determine the absolute location of places on ea…
A nation with its own government, occupying a particular terr…
Hemisphere
Half of the Earth
Continent
Any of the world's main continuous expanses of land (Africa,…
15 terms
Social Studies Geography Vocabulary
climate
continent
region
equator
Seasonal pattern of weather conditions in an area over many y…
Large land mass
A place with similar charac... A territory that encompasses many…
An imaginary line around the Earth forming the great circle t…
climate
Seasonal pattern of weather conditions in an area over many y…
continent
Large land mass
20 terms
Social Studies Geography Vocabulary
geography
latitude
Equator
hemisphere
the study of the Earth and its peoples, places, and environme…
the lines on a map that run east to west; they measure the di…
the starting point for measuring latitude
each half of Earth
geography
the study of the Earth and its peoples, places, and environme…
latitude
the lines on a map that run east to west; they measure the di…
10 terms
Social Studies / Geography Vocabulary
Map Scale
Cardinal Directions
Intermediate Directions
Relative location
Shows the relationship between a unit of length on a map and…
North, South, East, West shown on a map
Direction in the middle of two cardinal directions such as no…
Where something can be found in relation to another place.
Map Scale
Shows the relationship between a unit of length on a map and…
Cardinal Directions
North, South, East, West shown on a map
15 terms
Social Studies Geography vocabulary
geography
absolute location
relative location
physical features
the study of Earth and its people
the exact spot on Earth where a geographic feature is found
where a feature is in relation to other features (landmarks)…
landforms, plants, animals, bodies of water and weather patte…
geography
the study of Earth and its people
absolute location
the exact spot on Earth where a geographic feature is found
13 terms
Social Studies Geography Vocabulary
Pinetops
North Carolina
North America
Edgecombe County
Our school is located in this town.
We live in this state.
The continent that we live on.
The city of Pinetops is located in this county.
Pinetops
Our school is located in this town.
North Carolina
We live in this state.
10 terms
Social Studies Geography Review Vocabulary
primary source
secondary source
interdependence
5 themes of geography
An original document containing the observations, ideas, and…
Information gathered by someone who did not take part in or w…
A relationship between countries in which they rely on one an…
Location, Place, Human-Environment Interaction, Movement, Reg…
primary source
An original document containing the observations, ideas, and…
secondary source
Information gathered by someone who did not take part in or w…
20 terms
Social Studies-Geography Vocabulary
Continent
Region
Aquifer
Erosion
one of the large landmasses of the earth
a large location on the surface of the earth
underground bed or layer yielding groundwater for wells and s…
the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down…
Continent
one of the large landmasses of the earth
Region
a large location on the surface of the earth
12 terms
social studies geography vocabulary
map
geography
compass rose
globe
a flat drawing that shows all or part of the Earth
the study of everything on planet Earth
shows the directions north, south, east, and west on a map
a spherical, or ball-shaped, model of the Earth
map
a flat drawing that shows all or part of the Earth
geography
the study of everything on planet Earth
26 terms
Social Studies -Geography Vocabulary
Globe
Map
Map legend or map key
Symbols
A model of the earth
A drawing of the earths surface
The part that explains what the map symbols mean
The lines, colors, and shapes that stand for something else o…
Globe
A model of the earth
Map
A drawing of the earths surface
25 terms
Social Studies Geography Vocabulary
Area
Boundary
Canyon
Cape
Region, section of land bound by common characteristics
Border, dividing line
A narrow, deep valley with steep sides
A pointed piece of land extending into an ocean or lake
Area
Region, section of land bound by common characteristics
Boundary
Border, dividing line
11 terms
Social Studies, Geography Vocabulary
gulf
isthmus
peninsula
plain
a part of an ocean or sea that extends into the land
a narrow strip of land bordered by water, that connects two l…
a body of land nearly surrounded by water
a large area of flat or nearly flat land
gulf
a part of an ocean or sea that extends into the land
isthmus
a narrow strip of land bordered by water, that connects two l…
10 terms
Social Studies: Geography Skills
globe
degrees
longitude
latitude
A sphere that represents Earth's entire surface
A unit of measurement used to determine distance on a globe o…
Imaginary lines running from north to south, or up and down,…
An imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator
globe
A sphere that represents Earth's entire surface
degrees
A unit of measurement used to determine distance on a globe o…
11 terms
Vocabulary: Social Studies Geography
Independence
Constitution
Boundary
Border
freedom from the control of others
the system of beliefs and laws by which a country, state, or…
the outside edge of a country's physical land
to be physically next to another country or state
Independence
freedom from the control of others
Constitution
the system of beliefs and laws by which a country, state, or…
27 terms
Social Studies - Geography Terms
basin
bay
canyon
cape
n. A bowl-shaped area of land surrounded by higher land.
n. An inlet of the sea or some other body of water, usually s…
n. A deep, narrow valley with steep sides.
n. A point of land that extends into water.
basin
n. A bowl-shaped area of land surrounded by higher land.
bay
n. An inlet of the sea or some other body of water, usually s…
10 terms
Social Studies Vocabulary: Geography
Hemisphere
Continent
Longitude and Latitude
Country
Half of the Earth
Any of the world's main continuous expanses of land (Africa,…
Lines used to determine the absolute location of places on ea…
A nation with its own government, occupying a particular terr…
Hemisphere
Half of the Earth
Continent
Any of the world's main continuous expanses of land (Africa,…
44 terms
6th Grade Social Studies Geography- Milestones Vocabulary
Rhine River
English Channel
Mediterranean Sea
European Plain
Small river that begins in the Swiss Alps mountain range and…
A narrow sea between Great Britain and France
The world's largest inland sea; located between Europe, Afric…
A vast, flat area stretching from France's coast to the Ural…
Rhine River
Small river that begins in the Swiss Alps mountain range and…
English Channel
A narrow sea between Great Britain and France
9 terms
Social Studies Geography Vocabulary
Deepwater seaports
Railroads
Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport
Barrier islands
Important water ways used for shipping cargo; Georgia's two d…
An important mode of transportation used to ship a large amou…
The world's busiest airport; located in Atlanta; named after…
Several islands off the coast of Georgia; inhabited by native…
Deepwater seaports
Important water ways used for shipping cargo; Georgia's two d…
Railroads
An important mode of transportation used to ship a large amou…
19 terms
Social Studies Vocabulary Geography
Cardinal Directions
Compass Rose
Environment
Equator
North, South, East, West
A circular design on a map that shows direction North, South,…
The surroundings or conditions in which a person, animal or p…
Line of latitude that circles the Earth at 0 degrees
Cardinal Directions
North, South, East, West
Compass Rose
A circular design on a map that shows direction North, South,…
8 terms
Social Studies: Geography Vocabulary
Continent
Compass Rose
Legend
Scale
One of the 7 largest land masses on earth
Set of pointers that show directions on a map.
Illustrated explanation of a map's symbols, colors, lettering…
Relationship between an actual distance on the earth and the…
Continent
One of the 7 largest land masses on earth
Compass Rose
Set of pointers that show directions on a map.
44 terms
6th Grade Social Studies Geography- Milestones Vocabulary
Rhine River
English Channel
Mediterranean Sea
European Plain
Small river that begins in the Swiss Alps mountain range and…
A narrow sea between Great Britain and France
The world's largest inland sea; located between Europe, Afric…
A vast, flat area stretching from France's coast to the Ural…
Rhine River
Small river that begins in the Swiss Alps mountain range and…
English Channel
A narrow sea between Great Britain and France
29 terms
Social Studies Vocabulary Geography
Absolute Location
Relative Location
Region
Cartographer
EXACT location of a place on the earth... described by global co…
A location of a place in relation to another place (close to)
an area that has something in common
explorers who were mapmakers (Columbus)
Absolute Location
EXACT location of a place on the earth... described by global co…
Relative Location
A location of a place in relation to another place (close to)
20 terms
Social Studies Geography Vocabulary
Longitude
Population
Legend
Time Zone
Imaginary lines circling the earth in north-south directions.
The number of people living in an area.
A key for decoding a map.
Division of earth for the purpose of keeping time.
Longitude
Imaginary lines circling the earth in north-south directions.
Population
The number of people living in an area.
27 terms
Social Studies - Geography Terms
basin
bay
canyon
cape
n. A bowl-shaped area of land surrounded by higher land.
n. An inlet of the sea or some other body of water, usually s…
n. A deep, narrow valley with steep sides.
n. A point of land that extends into water.
basin
n. A bowl-shaped area of land surrounded by higher land.
bay
n. An inlet of the sea or some other body of water, usually s…
Geography Vocabulary| Social Studies
Continents
Island
Map
Title
Seven Large landmasses
Landmasses smaller than contients and around water
Flat digram of all or part of earths suface
shows what subject of the map is
Continents
Seven Large landmasses
Island
Landmasses smaller than contients and around water
23 terms
Social Studies Geography Vocabulary
absolute location
compass rose
continent
The Five Themes Of Geography
the exact point on a place on the earth's surface.
show all the cardinal directions
large land mass on the earth's surface.
location, place, movement, HEI, region
absolute location
the exact point on a place on the earth's surface.
compass rose
show all the cardinal directions
20 terms
Social Studies: geography vocabulary
globe
equator
prime meridian
hemisphere
Round model of Earth
Imaginary line around the middle of Earth, halfway between th…
Line of longitude marked zero degrees
Half of a sphere or globe
globe
Round model of Earth
equator
Imaginary line around the middle of Earth, halfway between th…
10 terms
Unit 1 Geography and Social Studies Vocabulary
interaction
artifact
hierarchy
geography
a two way action
a man-made object that has some kind of educated importance.
a system in which people or groups are ranked one above the o…
the study of the earth surface and the processes that shape it
interaction
a two way action
artifact
a man-made object that has some kind of educated importance.
10 terms
Culture and Geography Vocabulary: Social Studies
Culture
Cultural Diffusion
Civilization
Chronological
The way of life of a group of people including belief system,…
The spread of ethnic ideas and customs to other areas of the…
A human society with an advanced level of development in soci…
A record of events, starting with the earliest and following…
Culture
The way of life of a group of people including belief system,…
Cultural Diffusion
The spread of ethnic ideas and customs to other areas of the…
17 terms
Social Studies - Geography Vocabulary
Political map
Distribution map
Physical map
Relief
A map mainly showing political divisions,such as national or…
A special purpose map that shows how a particular feature suc…
A map the primarily shows natural features of Earth, such as…
The use of shading on a map to show changes in elevation.
Political map
A map mainly showing political divisions,such as national or…
Distribution map
A special purpose map that shows how a particular feature suc…
21 terms
Social Studies Geography Vocabulary
Globe
Latitude
Parallels
Equator
A scale model of Earth often used for showing large areas of…
The east-west lines on Earth's grid
What latitude lines are often called
What latitude measures north and south of
Globe
A scale model of Earth often used for showing large areas of…
Latitude
The east-west lines on Earth's grid
39 terms
Social Studies Geography Vocabulary
Tundra
Grassland
Forest
Aquatic
A biome in which tree growth is hindered by low temperatures…
A biome in which vegetation grows and there is a dominant for…
A biome in which it is a milder and shorter winter season, an…
This biome can be broken into two basic regions; freshwater (…
Tundra
A biome in which tree growth is hindered by low temperatures…
Grassland
A biome in which vegetation grows and there is a dominant for…
14 terms
Social studies - geography vocabulary
Absolute location
Relative location
Place
Topography
The exact position of a mountain, lake, city, or other object…
The position of something on earths surface in relation to ot…
The special features of a location that distinguish from othe…
Land surface features
Absolute location
The exact position of a mountain, lake, city, or other object…
Relative location
The position of something on earths surface in relation to ot…
18 terms
Social studies: geography vocabulary
Geography
Cartographer
Map
Globe
The study of earth and its physical features and how human af…
A person who makes and study's maps.
A flat representation of a certain area of earths surface.
A spherical representation of the earth it is extremely accur…
Geography
The study of earth and its physical features and how human af…
Cartographer
A person who makes and study's maps.
12 terms
Social studies - geography vocabulary
Hemisphere
Longitude
Longitude lines
The prime meridian
A term for half a globe/earth... - can be northern/southern or e…
Imaginary lines known as meridians... - they measure distance e…
Run north to South Pole
Is a longitude line that passes through Greenwich, England an…
Hemisphere
A term for half a globe/earth... - can be northern/southern or e…
Longitude
Imaginary lines known as meridians... - they measure distance e…
44 terms
6th Grade Social Studies Geography- Milestones Vocabulary
Rhine River
English Channel
Mediterranean Sea
European Plain
Small river that begins in the Swiss Alps mountain range and…
A narrow sea between Great Britain and France
The world's largest inland sea; located between Europe, Afric…
A vast, flat area stretching from France's coast to the Ural…
Rhine River
Small river that begins in the Swiss Alps mountain range and…
English Channel
A narrow sea between Great Britain and France
12 terms
Social Studies Geography Vocabulary
Geography
Landscape
Social Science
Region
The study of the world, its people, and the landscapes they c…
All the human and physical features that make it unique.
A field that studies people and the relationships among them.
A part of the world that has one or more common features that…
Geography
The study of the world, its people, and the landscapes they c…
Landscape
All the human and physical features that make it unique.
23 terms
Social Studies Geography & Vocabulary
Irrigation
Fertile Crescent
Silt
Surplus
built dams to control flow of water
area around rivers and good for farming
rich soil after rivers overflood
more food than you need (overload)
Irrigation
built dams to control flow of water
Fertile Crescent
area around rivers and good for farming
21 terms
Social Studies: Geography: Vocabulary
Geography
Absolute Location
Relative Location
Cartographers
The study of the world and everything on it.
Gives the exact location of a point on a map, uses longitude…
Describes one location in relation to another.
People who make maps.
Geography
The study of the world and everything on it.
Absolute Location
Gives the exact location of a point on a map, uses longitude…
15 terms
Social studies geography vocabulary
Bay
Cape
Channel
Coastal plain
Inlet of the sea or some other body of water usually smaller…
Point of land that extends into water Channel
Deepest part of a body of water
An area of flat land along a sea or ocean
Bay
Inlet of the sea or some other body of water usually smaller…
Cape
Point of land that extends into water Channel
17 terms
Social Studies - Geography Vocabulary
globe
equator
prime meridian
hemispheres
a model of the Earth
imaginary line that divides the Earth into halves
the imaginary line that divides the earth into halves from th…
half of the Earth
globe
a model of the Earth
equator
imaginary line that divides the Earth into halves
Social Studies Geography Vocabulary
Escarpment
Rift valley
Gorge
Industrial Diamond
Steep cliff at the edge of a plateau with a lowland area below.
Area of low relief flanked by highland regions that is formed…
Like a canyon, a steep sided valley is formed when a river cu…
Diamond used to make drills, saws, or grinding tools to proce…
Escarpment
Steep cliff at the edge of a plateau with a lowland area below.
Rift valley
Area of low relief flanked by highland regions that is formed…
13 terms
Social Studies Geography Vocabulary
Geography
Equator
Prime Meridian
Latitude
The study of earth, it's features, and the ways people live a…
An imaginary line around the earth from the North Pole to the…
An imaginary running from the North Pole to the South Pole at…
The distance north or south of the equator measured in degrees.
Geography
The study of earth, it's features, and the ways people live a…
Equator
An imaginary line around the earth from the North Pole to the…
49 terms
Social Studies- Geography Vocabulary
absolute location
basin
bay
cape
exact location of a place on the earth described by global co…
area of land drained by a given river and its branches, area…
deep and narrow valley with steep walls.
point of land that extends into a lake river or ocean.
absolute location
exact location of a place on the earth described by global co…
basin
area of land drained by a given river and its branches, area…
10 terms
Social Studies - Geography Vocabulary
map
globe
latitude
longitude
A flat model of all or part of Earth's surface.
A sphere that represents earths entire surface.
Imaginary lines on a map globe that run east and west. They m…
Imaginary lines on a map globe that run north and south. They…
map
A flat model of all or part of Earth's surface.
globe
A sphere that represents earths entire surface.
10 terms
Social Studies Vocabulary Geography
archipelago
Arctic Cirlce
atoll
basin
islands clustered together (aegean archipelago)
imaginary line about 66 degrees north of the equator. North o…
coral reef enclosing a lagoon (gilbert islands oceania)
area of land that is lower than the surrounding land (great b…
archipelago
islands clustered together (aegean archipelago)
Arctic Cirlce
imaginary line about 66 degrees north of the equator. North o…
9 terms
Social Studies Geography Vocabulary
Geography
Absolute Location
Relative Location
Latitude
The study of mankind ant its impact on the environment
The exact position of a place on the earth's surface
The position of a place in relation to other places
"Flat lines" that measure distance North and South of the Equ…
Geography
The study of mankind ant its impact on the environment
Absolute Location
The exact position of a place on the earth's surface
16 terms
Geography Vocabulary: Social Studies
Archipelago
Delta
Glacier
Jungle
A group of closely scattered islands.
Triangular section of land built up at a river's mouth.
Large body of ice that moves across the Earth's surface.
Densely overgrown land with tropical vegetation.
Archipelago
A group of closely scattered islands.
Delta
Triangular section of land built up at a river's mouth.
Social Studies Geography Vocabulary
Geography
absolute location
Relative location
Cartographers
The study of the Earth and everything on it.
gives the exact location of a point on a map, and uses latitu…
describes one location in relation to another
people who make maps
Geography
The study of the Earth and everything on it.
absolute location
gives the exact location of a point on a map, and uses latitu…
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