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Map
a two-dimensional or flat scale model of Earth's surface, or a portion of it
Place
a specific point on Earth distinguished by a particular character
Region
an area of Earth distinguished by a distinctive combination of cultural and physical features
Scale
the relationship between the portion of Earth being studied and the Earth as a whole
Space
the physical gap or interval between two objects
Map
a two-dimensional or flat scale model of Earth's surface, or a portion of it
Place
a specific point on Earth distinguished by a particular character
Region
an area of Earth distinguished by a distinctive combination of cultural and physical features
Scale
the relationship between the portion of Earth being studied and the Earth as a whole
Space
the physical gap or interval between two objects
Connections
relationships among people and objects across the barrier of space
Cartography
the science of making maps
Projection
the system used to transfer locations from Earth's surface to a flat map.
Land Ordinence os 1785
a law that divided mush of the United States into a system of townships to facilitate the sale of land to settlers.
Township
a square normally 6 miles on a side.
Connections
relationships among people and objects across the barrier of space
Cartography
the science of making maps
Projection
the system used to transfer locations from Earth's surface to a flat map.
Land Ordinence os 1785
a law that divided mush of the United States into a system of townships to facilitate the sale of land to settlers.
Township
a square normally 6 miles on a side.
Principal Meridians
a north-south line designated in the LO of 1785...
Base lines
An east-west line designated under the Land Ordinance of 1785 to facilitate the surveying and numbering of townships in the U.S.
Sections
a square normally one mile in a side.
GIS (geographic information system)
a computer system that stores, organizes, analyzes, and diplays geographic data
Remote Sensing
the acquisition of data about Earth's surface from a satellite orbiting the planet or other long distance methods
GPS (Global Positioning System)
a system that determines accurately the precise position of something on Earth.