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Flashcards in Maps And Globs Deck (13):
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Globe

A spherical representation of Earth

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Sphere

A 3 dimensional shape the 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

Northwest northeast 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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Equator

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

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Prime meridian

The imaginary line that runs from the north pole to the South Pole divides the earth into eastern and Western Hemispheres

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Distort

To twist or turn out 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 earth around the sun; takes 1year