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geography
the study of the Earth's surface and the processes that shape it; the connections between places and the relationships between people and their environment
parallel
any of the imaginary lines that circle the Earth parallel to the equator; a latitude line
degree
a unit of measure used to determine absolute location ; on globes and mapls, latitude and longitude are measured in degrees
longitude
an imaginary line, also called a meridian that runs north and south from one ple to another
meridian
an imaginary lline that circles the globe from north to south and runs through both the North and South poles.
Prime meridian
an imaginary line of longitude or meridian that runs from the North pole to the south pole through Greenwich England