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MAP
FLAT;TWO-DIMENSIONAL REPRESENTS EARTHS SURFACE;DISTORTS EARTHS FEATURES BY A DEGREE
CARTOGRAPHER
PRACTICE MAKING MAPS AND GLOBES
PROJECTIONS
REDUCE DISTORTS; 3 COMMON PROJECTIONS
MERCATOR PROJECTION
SHOWS STRAIGHT LINES;DISTORTS DISTANCE NEAR AND POLES;NAVIGATION AT SEA
GNOMONIC PROJECTION
SHORTEST DISTANCE BETWEEN TWO POINTS;LAND DISTORTED FROM CENTER;OCEAN VOYAGES
POLYCONIC PROJECTION
MAPPING LARGE AREAS THAT FALL MIDDLE LATITUDES (UNITED STATES)
EQUATOR
IMAGIONARY LINE DIVIDING NORTH&SOUTHERN HEMISPHERES 0 DEGRESS
PRIME MERIDIAN
DIVIDES EASTERN AND WESTERN HEMISHPERES
LONGITUDE
HALF CIRCLES;NORTH SOUTH BETWEEN POLES;MEASURED IN DEGRESS WEST OF PRIME MERDIAIN
LATITUDE
PARALLEL LINES CIRCLE WORLD EAST TO WEST
MAP SCALES
TELL YOU MAPS SIZE COMAPRED TO EARTHS SURFACE
RADAR
SENDS OUT RADIO SIGNALS;ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVES A PATTERN OF MAGNETIC AND ELECTRIC ENERGY;PSEE THROUGHT CLOUDS
GRADICULE
GRID OF IMAGIONARY LINES
HEMISPHERE
DIVIDES PLANET INTO HALVES;NORTH & WEST
HOW RADAR WORKS
RADIO SIGNAL BOUNCES OFF ANY OBJECT IT HITS
SATELLITE
USE SENSORS TO DETECT CHANGES IN THE WAVE LEGNTH OF LIGHT THAT IS REFLECTED FROM THE EARTHS SURFACE
GPS
WEB OF 24 SATELLITES;STARTED MILITARY; IUSED TO MEASURE SPEED, TIME WEATHER ECT..
G.I.S
COMPUTER SYSTEM; DISPLAY DATA INDENTIFED BY LOCATION
LAND SURNEYOR
COLLECT INFORMATION ABOUT A PLOT OF LAND;BOUNDARIES;ARFTIFICIAL;NATURAL STRUCTURES
HOW IS DATA COLLECTS FORM SATELLITES TO COMPUTER
DATA COLLECTED CONVERTED ONTO CODE;THEN PIXALS;COMPUTERCONVERTS THE PIXALS INTO USABLE IMAGES
TOPOGRAPHIC MAPS
SHOWS TOPOGRAPHY OF AN AREA;SHOWS SHAPE OF THE EARTHS SURFACE;USE CONTOUR LINES
TOPTGRAPHY
LANDFORMS;CLIFFS,MOUNTAINS;STREETS
RELIEF
HIGHS AND LOWS OF AN AREA;MPUNTAINS CKIFFS;STREETS
CONTOUR LINES
LANDSCAPES ELEVELATION OR HEIGHT ABOOVE SEA LEVEL
CONTOUR INTERVAL
DIFFERECE IN ELEVATION BETWEEN TWO CONTOUR LINES
SLOPE
DISTANCE BETWEEN CONTOUR INES' STEEPNESS OF LADSCAPE
CONTOUR LINES FAR APART
LANDSCAPE FLAT
DETERMINE SLOPE
RISE/RUN;DIVIDE CHANGE IN ELEVATION BY DISTANCE COVERED
CONTOUR LINES CLOSE TOGETHER
LANSCAPE STEEP
START POINT IS 14OO FT;SUMMIT IS 3165 FT::::::FIND SLOPE:..:.::
706 PER MILE;SUBTRACT 1400 FROM 3165= 1765FT * 2.5( TWO AND A HALF)
SPOT ELEVATION
ELLEVATIONS OF ROAD FORKS,LAKE SURFACES;SHOWN ON MAP AS SMALL CROSSES
ISOBATHS
INDICATES SHAPE OF LAND BELOW THE WATER
MAGNETIC DECLINATION
ANGLE WHICH COMPASS NEEDE WILL VARY FROM TUE NOTH;POINTS TO MAGNETIC NORTH
PROFILE DIAGRAM
TRANSFERRING INFORMATION FORM TOPRGRAPHIC MAP TO ANOTHER;DRAW LANFORMS PROFILE OR SHAPE
FLAT MAP OF A CURVES SURFACE IS DISTORED???
TRUE OR FASE
TRUE
MAP PROJECTIONS UDES AT TO SHOW DISTORTION OF SHAPES, DISTANCE?????
TUUE OR RALSE
FALSE: MINIMES DISTORTION
USE OF RADARS ALOWS MAPMAKERS TO PRODUCE ACCURATE MAPS????????
TRUE OF FALSE
FALSE;ROMOTE-SENSING METHODS
HELP OF ______CARTOGRAPHERS USE________TO MAKE DETAILED MAPS
COMPUTERS;REMOTE-SENSING
______PRODUCED USING DATA FROM ______ ARE USED IN MANY ARES OF SCIENCE AND RESEARCH
IMAGES;SATELLITES
____MAPS INDICATE ELEVATION AND AVERAGE SLOPE USUING______
TOPOGRAPHIC ;CONTOUR LINES
_______USED TO INDICATE VAROIUS FEATURES ON TOPOGRAPHIC MAP-INCLUDING WATER, AND HUMAN-MADE STRUSTURES
COLORS