Presentation on theme: "US Geography and Map Skills Unit I. Vocabulary Relative Location Absolute Location Map Projection Hemisphere Scale Latitude Longitude Topography Physical."— Presentation transcript:
Vocabulary Relative Location Absolute Location Map Projection Hemisphere Scale Latitude Longitude Topography Physical Map Political Map
Continents and Oceans What are the continents and oceans on this map? North America South America Africa Europe Asia Australia Antarctica Pacific Ocean Atlantic Ocean Arctic Ocean Indian Ocean Pacific Ocean Southern Ocean
Parts of a Map Compass Rose ParallelsMeridians Longitude Latitude ScaleKey/Legend
Road Trip!! Directions You are going to plan a road trip to Washington, D.C. using various Virginia maps. After you plan the trip with your partner we will compare the different routes you decided to take!!
Physical Features of the United States Rocky Mountains Mt. McKinley Pacific, Indian, Atlantic, Arctic Oceans Gulf of Mexico Great Lakes Mississippi River Great Plains Appalachian Mountains Coastal Ranges Coastal Range Great Basin Coastal Plain Rio Grande Alaska Range
Key Political Features of the United States Washington, D.C. Los Angeles San Francisco Detroit Chicago New Orleans Alaska Hawaii Philadelphia Miami Denver Mexico Canada Cuba