Name 3 models of Earth.
map, globe, satellite image
Shows high and low features
Distance north and south of the equator
Distance east and west of the prime meridian
Network of satellites to find latitude and longitude of any place
The use of scientific equipment to gather information about something from a distance
satellites launched by NASA that provide the most valued remote sensing images of Earth
maps that use bold colors to show changes that have taken place
false color image
computer systems tha store geographic data to create different types of maps
Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
flat map that uses lines to show Earth’s elevations
How do we know that the land is steeper on a topographic map?
The contour lines are closer together.
Lines that show elevation on a topographic map
the difference in elevation from one contour line to the next
darker lines that indicate exact elevation on a topographic map
index contour lines