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Unit 1 Chapter 3 Lesson 1 Understanding Regions20 Questions!
A place’s position in relation to other places on the Earth.Relative location
Why do people divide places into regions?It helps people learn about places and tell more about them.
It has exact boundaries set by law.How is a region that shares a government different from other kinds of regions? It has exact boundaries set by law.
Center of government for a county.County seat
Part of a state that has its own government.county
Into what smaller parts are most states divided?Into counties
Why do people sometimes group states into regions?It makes it easier to compare areas of the United States.
The exact position on the Earth’s surface.Absolute location
Set of imaginary lines that run east and west.Lines of latitude.
Lines that never meet. parallels
231/2 N Tropic of Cancer
231/2 S Tropic of Capricorn
Set of imaginary lines that run north and south.Lines of longitude
Another name for lines of longitude.meridians
That’s All! Keep Sharp Minds!
DG 1 1.What imaginary line separates the Northern and Southern hemispheres? 2. What is the “grid system”? 3. What are the cardinal directions? 4. What.
MERIDIANS AND PARALLELS
Latitude and Longitude
Latitude & Longitude.
What are the four main points on a compass rose? cardinal directions
WEEK FOUR GEOGRAPHY NOTE
Where in the World Are We?. How can you find your location? Absolute location: exact spot on the planet where something resides Latitude and longitude.
Longitude and Latitude LO: to understand these terms and how they help us to find and describe different locations LO: to understand these terms and.
Latitude and Longitude Notes
Latitude & Longitude. ► Latitude Lines Run parallel to the equator (also called Parallels) (Think of the rungs of a ladder; latitude=ladder) ► Longitude.
Locating on the Earth There are two basic ways to locate something on the Earth’s surface, relative location and Absolute locations.
Lines of latitude Lines of latitude are imaginary lines drawn around the earth from east to west. These lines are called parallels of latitude because.
Latitude and Longitude. Relative Location Relative location is the proximity of a location in relation to another point of interest. It is about where.
Finding your way in the world. Latitude lines are imaginary lines that run EAST/WEST (horizontally) around the earth's surface. Think of latitude like.
Geography Skill Handbook Finding Location. Methods of Surveying: GPS- Global positioning Satellite- a series of satellites that can determine absolute.
Bellwork 1. What is the name of the line at 0* longitude?
Enduring Understanding Themes Location, Place, & Region August 9, 2011.
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