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map
a drawing of a place that contains info about the features of the area. They are usually flat
location
where a specific place on earth can be found
a map can be
simple or complex
shere
a solid figure that has the shape of a ball
globe
3-d model of the earth
How are maps and globes alike?
they both reflect parts on the earth
How are they different?
Globes are models of the earth and are more accurate than maps. A map is flat. Maps stretch the features
Hemisphere
half of a sphere
North pole
the geographic poin on earth that is the farthest north
south pole
the geographic place on earth that is the farthest south
Northern hemisphere
the portion of the earth that is located above the equator
Southern Hemisphere
the portion of the earth that is located below the equator
Western Hemisphere
the portion of the earth that is located west of the prime meridian
Eastern Hemisphere
the portion of the earth that is located east of the prime meridian
Equator
is the imaginary line that circles half way between the north pole and the south pole.the Equator splits the earth into southern and northern hemisphere