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1 Key (Legend)The section of a map that explains the symbols and colors on the map.Mountains – Lake –
2 Compass RoseA diagram of a compass showing cardinal and intermediate directions
3 Cardinal DirectionsThe directions north, south, east, and west. Describes a Relative LocationWES
4 Intermediate Directions The directions northwest, northeast, southwest, and southeast. Describes a Relative LocationNWNESWSE
5 Latitude and Longitude Absolute (exact) LocationShow first 4 minute segmentLatitude and Longitude
6 First: Divide the Earth in Half Latitude and Longitude: A Grid SystemLatitude lines are imaginary lines on the earth's surface.Longitude lines are imaginary lines on the earth's surface that run from pole to pole around the globeFirst: Divide the Earth in Half
8 LatitudeRuns east and west around the globe and tell you your distance north or south of the Equator measured in degreesThink of latitude like the rungs of a ladder (ladder sounds a lot like latitude). Latitude lines run east and west, but they tell how far up (north) you can go or how far down (south) you can go. Shows an Absolute LocationParallel is another name for a line of latitude.Is this a good synonym? Why?Red words on vocabulary chart
9 Major Lines of Latitude 66°N Arctic Circle23°N Tropic of Cancer0° Equator23°S Tropic of Capricorn66°S Antarctic Circle
10 Measure your distance east or west from the Prime Meridian. LongitudeMeasure your distance east or west from the Prime Meridian.Red Words = NOTESWhen you think of longitude, think of long, tall telephone poles (because longitude lines run from pole to pole).Longitude lines run north and south, but they tell how far east you can go or how far west you can go. Shows an Absolute Location.Meridian is another name fore a line of longitude.
15 Which letter is located at 50 degrees north and 120 degrees east? An airplane crashes at 40 degrees north and 60 degrees east.What letter would you travel to to hunt for survivors?What continent would you be on at 10 degrees south and 70 degrees west?
16 Use your Atlas pp. 8-9 to find the cities located at: 60° N / 150° W23 ° N / 90 ° E30 ° N / 30 ° E22 ° S / 43 ° W35 ° S / 60 ° W44 ° N / 91 ° WAnchorage, AlaskaDhaka, BangladeshCairo, EgyptRio de Janeiro, BrazilBuenos Aires, ArgentinaEau Claire, Wisconsin44° 48' 41" N / 91° 29' 53" W
17 Latitude and Longitude Resources Latitude & Longitude ActivityA Printable Latitude & Longitude Map of the WorldLatitude & Longitude Map MakingLatitude and Longitude Quiz