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indicates the subject of the map and tells what information it contains
shows the directions on the map
lists or explains the symbols used on a map
legend or key
compares a unit of length on the map and a unit of distance on Earth
imaginary lines that show distances north or south of the equator - also called parallels
lines of latitude
imaginary lines that show distance east or west of the prime meridian
lines of longitude
half of a globe
The United States is located in these two hemispheres.
northern and western
a way of showing the curved surface of the Earth on a flat map
Name two types of maps.
physical, political,thematic, flow