Map Basics

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ccowburn
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101106
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Map Basics
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2011-09-11 18:20:37
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  1. indicates the subject of the map and tells what information it contains
    title
  2. shows the directions on the map
    compass rose
  3. lists or explains the symbols used on a map
    legend or key
  4. compares a unit of length on the map and a unit of distance on Earth
    scale
  5. imaginary lines that show distances north or south of the equator - also called parallels
    lines of latitude
  6. imaginary lines that show distance east or west of the prime meridian
    lines of longitude
  7. half of a globe
    hemisphere
  8. The United States is located in these two hemispheres.
    northern and western
  9. a way of showing the curved surface of the Earth on a flat map
    projection
  10. Name two types of maps.
    physical, political,thematic, flow

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