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Map and Globe Terms pages

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Equator Circles the Earth like a belt. The Equator is at 0 degrees latitude. Halfway between the North Pole and the South Pole.

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Hemisphere it divides the Earth in half-spheres.

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Prime Meridian at 0 degrees longitude

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Latitude lines of latitude circle the Earth parallel to the Equator.

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Longitude lines of longitude circle the Earth from Pole to Pole.

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Absolute Location pinpoint the precise spot where one line of latitude crosses one line of longitude.

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Cartographer a map maker

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Great Circle an imaginary line that follows the curve of the Earth

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GPS stands for Global Positioning System. Places based on coordinates broadcast by satellites.

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Projection ways of showing the Earth on a flat piece of paper.

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