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2 Location:Where are we? By: Kristie Mraz

3 Where in the world are we? We live in North America.

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5 Where in the United States are we?

6 THERE ARE TWO TYPES OF LOCATION 1. ABSOLUTE-  An exact position on the Earth’s surface 2. RELATIVE-  A position that is relative to another position

7 SOUTH DAKOTA Midland is in Haakon county

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9 ABSOLUTE LOCATION o Can be described as exact latitude and longitude. EXAMPLE: N W o Can also be described as an address. EXAMPLE: 101 MAIN STREET, MIDLAND SD, 57552

10 Midlands relative location Welcome to Midland Midland is located between Rapid City and Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

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12 RELATIVE LOCATION  Is described with distances, time, or directions. EXAMPLE:Midland is 2 hours east of Rapid City and 3 ½ hours west of Sioux Falls. Rapid City Sioux Falls Midland


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