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Flashcards in MAP SKILLS Deck (10):
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Physical geo

Tornados, volcanos, etc

2

Human geo

Population, migration, settlements, etc

3

Enviormental geo

Droughts, pollution, etc

4

Compás points

North

West East

South

5

LAtitude

Lines Around the earth

6

LOngertude

Lines Over the earth

7

Three different to show how high

Spot heights, layer shading, contour lines.

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Spot heights

Give the exact height of a point on the map.
They are shown as a black dot and each one has a number next to it.
The number gives the height in meters.

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Layer shading

Different types of shading that show how high it is.
It has a key.

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Contour lines

Contour lines are drawn lines on a map connecting points of equal height.
They are used so that we know what the topography (changes in height) or an areas is like.