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exploration
a journey made for a special reason
cartographer
a person who makes maps
compass
device with a needle that always points north. It is used to find a direction
monarch
a king or queen
navigation
The study or act of planning and controlling the course of a ship
conclusion
a decision or an idea reached by thoughtful study
expedition
searching new places to learn more about it
lines of latitude
horizontal lines that run east to west, also called parallels.
scurvy
a sickness caused by not getting enough vitamin c which is found in fresh fruit and vegetables
saga
An adventure story about the brave deeds of people long ago.
lines of longitude
up and down lines that measure north to south, also called meridians.
knoll
a small, round hill
encounter
a meeting such as one between peoples who have never met before
prime meridian
a line of longitude that divades the earth into two hemishperes.
isthmus
a narrow strip of land that connects two larger land areas