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Flashcards in Maps And Globes Deck (13):
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Globe

A spherical representation of earth.

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Sphere

A 3 dementional shape of earth

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Mountains

High, rough land areas

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Plains

Low, flat land areas

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Cardinal directions

North, south, east, west

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Intermediate directions

Northeast ,northwest ,southeast , southwest

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Continents

Africa, Asia, Europe, Antarctica, North America, South America, and Australia

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Oceans

Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, Indian Ocean, Arctic Ocean, and Southern Ocean

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Equater

The imaginary line that divides the earth into Northern and Southern Hemispheres

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Prime meridian

The imaginary pole that runs from the South Pole to the North Pole; divides the earth into Eastern and Western Hemisphere

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Distort

To twist or turn out of original size or shape

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Rotation

One complete turn on an axis ;the earth does this in 24 hours


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Revolution

The spinning of the earth around the sun; takes 1 year