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Scale model of Earth
Globe
Pattern of lines that circle the globe in EW and NS directions
Grid
East-West lines
Latitude
Lines of latitude
Parallels
Parallels measure distance from the equator
Degrees
Degrees are further divided
Minutes
North-South Lines
Longitude
Imaginary line that runs through Greenwich
Prime Meridian
Lines of longitude
Meridians
Divides the globe into two halves
Hemisphere
Planets land surface is organized into seven large land masses
Continents
Land masses smaller than continents and completely surounded by water
Islands
Largest mass of water
Ocean
180 Longitude Meridian
International Date Line
Related to cities
Urban
Flat diagram of all the Earth's surface
Map
Name 5 themes
location (absolute or relative), place, environment, movement and region
Movement of ideas or behaviors from one cultural region to another
Diffusion
Making maps "GIS"
Cartography
Weather studier
meteorology
Changes in climets
Climatology
Where something is and why it is there
Spatial perspective
Condition of the atmosphere at any given time
Weather
Weather conditions in an area over a long period of time
Climate
Process by which Earth traps the heat
Greenhouse Effect
Weight of the air
Air Pressure
Unstable weather
Front
Giant stream of air
Currents
Open Land
Rural
Imaginary lines measure distance north and south
equator