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compass rose
the part of a map that shows the major compass directions
submersible
a small underwater research vessel
Earth science
the study of the Earth's land, water, air, and outer space
model
representation of how something looks or works
astronomy
the study of outer space, including the planets, stars, and other objects in space
topographic map
a map that shows the shape and elevation of the land surface
legend
list of map symbols and their meanings
contour interval
the vertical distance between contour lines on a topographic map
hachure
a short line that points toward the center of a depression on a topographic map
meteorologist
a scientist who studies the air and weather
map
a drawing that shows part of the Earth's surface as seen from above
scale
the part of a map that shows the relationship between map distance and actual distance
oceanography
the study of the Earth's oceans, including what they contain and how they interact with the air
oceanographer
a scientist who studies the oceans
geologist
a scientist who studies the solid parts of the earth and how they change
geology
the study of the Earth's land, including the surface of the Earth and the inside of the Earth; the study of how the Earth changes, the study of the Earth's history
contour line
a line on a map that connects points of equal elevation