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21 Cards in this Set

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prime meridian
a line that runs at 0' longintude around the globe
equator
a line that runs at 0' latitude around the globe
inset
smaller map within a larger map zoom box
key/legend
shows meaning of symbols on map
hemisphere
half the earth
scale
relationship between distance on map and on earth
cartographer
map maker
projection
versions of maps
thematic map
map based around a specific topic or theme
latitude
imaginary lines that run east to west around the globe but give the location of a place north or south of the equator
longitude
imaginary lines that run north to south around the globe but give the location of a place east or west of the prime meridian
antonym
a word that means the opposite of another word
concept
a thought or idea
context
the words sorrounding another word that make its meaning clear
derivitive
a word formed from another word
effective
able to accomplish a result
starting at a certain time
glossary
a list of definitions for terms or important words used in a certain text
retain
to hold or keep
to hold in memory
specialized
having one use among many possible uses
synonym
a word with the same meaning
terminology
vocabulary particular to a certain subject