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What is the Equator?
An imaginary line around the middle of the Earth.
What is a continent?
A large body of land on the Earth
What tells you the name or kind of map?
The title
What is the symbol on the map that shows directions(north, south, east, west)?
The compass rose
What is used on a map to represent real places or things?
What is the list on a map that tells what the symbols stand for?
legend or map key
How many continents are there?
What are the names of the continents?
North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, Antarctica
How many oceans are there?
Name the oceans.
Pacific Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
Indian Ocean
Arctic Ocean
an Imaginary line,at 0 latitude,that circules earth exactly halfway between the north and south;separates earth into the northern hemisphere
a distance north or south of the equator,expressed in degrees
Prime Meridian
an imaginray line running from the north pole to the south pole,passing through Greenwich,England;the 0 reference line for longitude
a distance east or west of the prime meridian,expressed in degrees