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List the 7 continents.
Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, South America
Name the 5 oceans.
Atlantic Ocean, Arctic Ocean, Indian Ocean, Pacific Ocean, Southern Ocean
continent
one of the Earth's 7 large land masses
ocean
a large body (area) of salt water
List the cardinal directions.
north, south, west, east
equator
an imaginary line which is halfway between the Noth and South poles and divides the Earth into the northern and southern hemispheres

located at 0 degrees latitude
Prime Meridian
an imaginary line that runs north and south and divides the Earth into the eastern and western hemispheres

located at 0 degrees longitude
lines of longitude
lines that run north and south that are measured as degrees east or west of the Prime Meridian
lines of latitude
lines that run east and west and are measured as degrees north or south of the equator
hemisphere
half of the globe
globe
a model of the Earth which is a sphere and three dimensional
map
a flat drawing of a place as seen from overhead
compass rose
symbol on a map which shows the cardinal and intermediate directions
intermediate directions
northwest, northeast, southeast, southwest
scale
helps people measure the distance between two places on a map