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Scale Bar
On a map, divided line showing the map scale. Usually in miles or kilometers
hemisphere
1/2 of the globe
Prime Meridian
the starting point for figuring out time around the world
Equator
the center of the world
Compass Rose
A direction marker
Cardinal Direction
where north, south, east, and west are positioned
Intermediate direction
fall between the cardinal directions. Southeast, Northeast, Southwest, Northwest
scale
relationship between distance on a map and the actual distance on the earth
Map Key
explains the lines, symbols, and colors used on a map
Ocean
A huge body of salt water
Political Map
a map that is labeled with continents, oceans, and parts of continents. Human made boundaries
Physical map
a map that is labeled with continents, oceans. It has mother-nature made boundaries
Continent
a huge body of land mass