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model
a samll copy of the real thing
globe
comes in diffreent sizes and is a model of earth
atlas
a collection of maps
sphere
a round-like ball
continents
seven total, large land masses
oceans
largest area of water on earth - there are 4 oceans
pie graph
is used to show parts of a whole
cardinal directions
four main directions: east , south, north west
North Pole
north most palce on Earth
South pole
south most place on Earth
compass rose
arrows where it shows 4 main directions or the cardinal directions
intermediate directions
nort west, north east, southwest, southeast
boundary
a line that separates one state from another
Equator
an imaginary line that goes across the middle or largest bullge of the Earth
lattitude
distance lines that go from the north to the south pole
lattitude
distances between the north and south poles
hemisphere
two equal halves of the Earth
longitude
lines that crose the Equator
prime meridian
number 0 on an map or globe
grid
lines that form a box on a map
symbol
to show where things are on a map
key
part of a map that shows what the symbols represent or mean
legend
same thing as a key
scale
the places and distances on a map only in a smaller version
sea level
surface of the sea
elevation
the heigth of land
contour line
different colors and squiggly lines that show that separate the different levels of rainfal or depths of water
relief map
different colors and bumps that show water, mountains and terrain of a place