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oceans
large body of water; the earth has 4 major oceans
intermediate directions
directions between the major directions on a map
north pointer
indicates which way north is on a map
intermediate directions
directions between the major directions on a map
prime meridian
an imaginary line that divides the Eastern and Western Hemispheres
continent
a very large body of land
prime meridian
an imaginary line that divides the Eastern and Western Hemispheres
cardinal directions
main directions on a map
grid
a set of squares on a map or globe formed by lines of latitude and longitude
product map
shows the most important goods that are produced in an area
hemisphere
half a sphere
equator
an imaginary line that divides the Northern and Southern Hemispheres
scale
explains the relationship between real distances on the earth and distances on the map
latitude lines
lines that measure north and south of the equator
( They look like _________ )
symbol
stands for something else
ex. star stands for a capital
transportation maps
designed to help travelers, shows routes that connect places
map key
section on a map which informs you what each symbol on a map represents
city maps
special maps that help people find their way in unfamiliar cities