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Map and Globe Terms pages
Equator Circles the Earth like a belt. The Equator is at 0 degrees latitude. Halfway between the North Pole and the South Pole.
Hemisphere it divides the Earth in half-spheres.
Prime Meridian at 0 degrees longitude
Latitude lines of latitude circle the Earth parallel to the Equator.
Longitude lines of longitude circle the Earth from Pole to Pole.
Absolute Location pinpoint the precise spot where one line of latitude crosses one line of longitude.
Cartographer a map maker
Great Circle an imaginary line that follows the curve of the Earth
GPS stands for Global Positioning System. Places based on coordinates broadcast by satellites.
Projection ways of showing the Earth on a flat piece of paper.
Learning about latitude, longitude and the equator.
Produced by satellites that enable you to see patterns on Earth’s surface and identify patterns shown on maps.
Latitude, Longitude, and GIS
Basic Geography Review Absolute & Relative Location.
Using Maps and Globes.
Latitude & Longitude Lines
Lines of Latitude and Longitude
Latitude and Longitude
Geography Terms Review Slideshow Click once to see the definition. Click again to see the vocabulary term.
Longitude and Latitude
A. Globe - A scale model of the Earth. 1. Globe vocabulary.
Finding locations on the Earth. Latitude (parallels) imaginary lines drawn around the earth parallel to the equator definition – the distance north or.
GLOBES & MAP PROJECTIONS SEPTEMBER 8, DO NOW9/8/15 Using the Textbooks (p. 2-6) located in your desks: Please define the following key terms in.
Latitude and Longitude. Relative Location Relative location is the proximity of a location in relation to another point of interest. It is about where.
Standard 1.h: Read and interpret topographic and geologic maps.
The earth is divided into lots of lines called latitude and longitude.
Learn about some of the elements of a map. You will be able to identify and define the following elements: Longitude Latitude Prime Meridian Equator.
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