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continent
one of the seven large bodies of land on the Earth
longitude line
a line drawn from North to South from pole to pole on the globe
map key
the section that explains the symbols used on a map
ocean
a large body of salt water that covers most of the Earth's surface
map
a drawing of part or all of the Earth's surface that shows where things are located
North Pole
the point located at the most northern place on a globe
symbol
something that stands for the real thing
latitude line
an east-west line drawn parallel to the equator on the globe
South Pole
the point located at the most southern place on the globe
globe
a round model of the Earth
axis
imaginary line that runs through the center of the earth from the North Pole to the South Pole
landforms map
map that uses colors to show the height, shape of land, like mountains, plateaus, plains
prime meridian
special longitude line that is the starting point for measuring all other lines of longitude
distance scale
measuring line on a map that helps to figure distance in kilometers or miles from one place to another.
equator
imaginary line that circles the middle of the earth, halfway between the North Pole and the South Pole
hemisphere
half of a sphere, on a globe a hemishpere represents one half of the earth
compass rose
drawing showing the main directions of north, south, east, west on a map