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  1. Globalization
  2. Actions or processes that involve the entire world and result in making something worldwide in scope.
  3. Scale
    Generally, the relationship between the portion of Earth being studied and Earth as a whole, specifically the relationship between the size of an object on a map and the size of the actual feature on Earth's surface.
  4. Space
    The physical gap or interval between two objects
  5. Connections
    Relationships among people and objects across the barrier of space
  6. Cartography
    The science of making maps
  7. Land ordinance of 1785
    A law that divided much of the United States into a system of townships to facilitate the sale of land to settlers.
  8. Township of 1785
    A square normally 6 miles on a side. The land ordinance divided much of the United States into a series of townships
  9. Principal Meridian Ordinance of 1785
    A north-south line designated in the Land to facilitate the surveying and numbering of townships in the United States
  10. Base Line
    An east-west line designated under the Land Ordinance of 1785 to facilitate the surveying and numbering of townships in the United States.
  11. GIS
    A computer system that stores, organizes, analyzes and displays geographic data.
  12. Remote Sensing
    The acquisition of data about Earth's surface from a sattelite orbiting the planet or other long-distance methods.
  13. Global Positioning System
    A system that determines the precise position of something on Earth through a series of satellites, tracking stations, and receivers.

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