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the part of a map that tells what the symbols and colors o the map mean

map legend

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north, south, east, and west

cardinal directions!

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the directions between the cardinal directions; they include northeast, northwest, southeast, southwest

intermediate directions

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a symbol on a map that shows the cardinal and intermediate directions

compass rose

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the part of a map that shows the distance between places

map scale

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imaginary lines on a globe that measure how far north or south a place is from the Equator

latitude

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imaginary lines on a globe that measure distance east or west of the Prime Meridian

longititude

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the study of Earth

geography

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a piece of land that is surrounded on 3 sides by water

peninsula

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a narrow passage of water between two larger bodies of water

strait

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an area with common features that make it different from other areas

region

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a shape of land on Earth's surface

landform

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a map that shows different land and water features

physical map

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a map that shows the borders of counties, states, countries, or other areas

political map

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a person who travels for fun

tourist

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the pattern of weather in a certain place over a long period of time

climate

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any water that falls to Earth

precipitation

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a long period without rain

drought

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a large severe storm that brings heavy rainfall and strong winds

hurricane

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the way of life of a group of people

culture

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a high wooden fence

palisade

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a trash of shells, bones, and other items

midden

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good for growing

fertile