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Line of Longitude

lines running north to south

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Compass Rose

indicator of cardinal directions. Has arrows that point to all 4 principle directions.

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Title

tells what the subject of the map is

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Line of Latitude

lines running east to west on a map

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Legend

explains what the symbols on a map represent

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Equator

imaginary line that circles the globe halfway between the north and south poles

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Cardinal Directions

the four main directions, North, South, East, and West

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Intermediate Direction

a direction between two of the principle directions

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Prime Meridian

imaginary line at 0 degrees longitude which divides the globe from east to west. Runs through Greenwich, England

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Scale

represents distances between points on a map

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geography

the study of the earth's physical and cultural features

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landforms

the natural features of the land's surface

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climate

the pattern of weather conditions in a certain area over a long period of time

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environment

all the living and nonliving things that affect life in an area

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region

an area with one or more features that make it different from surrounding areas

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resources

materials found in the earth the people need and value

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lines running north to south

Line of Longitude

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indicator of cardinal directions. Has arrows that point to all 4 principle directions.

Compass Rose

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tells what the subject of the map is

Title

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lines running east to west on a map

Line of Latitude

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explains what the symbols on a map represent

Legend

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imaginary line that circles the globe halfway between the north and south poles

Equator

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the four main directions, North, South, East, and West

Cardinal Directions

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a direction between two of the principle directions

Intermediate Direction

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imaginary line at 0 degrees longitude which divides the globe from east to west. Runs through Greenwich, England

Prime Meridian

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represents distances between points on a map

Scale

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the study of the earth's physical and cultural features

geography

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the natural features of the land's surface

landforms

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the pattern of weather conditions in a certain area over a long period of time

climate

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all the living and nonliving things that affect life in an area

environment

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an area with one or more features that make it different from surrounding areas

region

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materials found in the earth the people need and value

resources

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