Flashcards in Geography Test Studyer Deck (12):
What is absolute Location
The Exact location of a place
What is a map legend
A map legend is another way of saying map key
What is the axis
The axis is the invisible line though the earth
What are Cardinal Directions
North South East West
What is the Equator
The invisible line The is at 0° and points the hottest points on earth
What is the International Date Line
It is a invisible line that marks the 180° Longitude line
What is a Compass Rose?
It is a compass that has Cardinal and intermediate Directions
What are Intermediate Directions
Northwest northeast southeast southwest
What is a hemisphere?
Hemispheres are the regions of the earth
What is distortion?
Distortion is when you try to make a round Earth into a flat map
Making continents Bigger and smaller than they actually are.
Map key shows the places on the map and absolute location in shapes and colors