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Compass Rose
Points out direction
Latitude
Imaginary lines that make a grid on the earth going east to west(measure north to south)
Longitude
Imaginary lines that make a grid on the earth going north to south(measure east to west)
Equator
An imaginary circle going around the world going east to west half way between the north pole and the south pole.
Prime Meridian
Meridian from which the longitude east and west is measured.
Catographer
Mapmaker
Climate
The average weather conditions in an are over a long period of time.
Diffusion
The spread of ideas, values, and inventions from 1 culture to another.
Inset Map
A small map that shows a certain are in greater detail.
Legend
An explanation of the symbols.
Monsoon
A wind system that effects India and Southern Aisa.
Projection
A system for mapping the spherical map on a flat surface.
Region
An area with similar features that set it apart from the surrounding areas.
Scale
The proportion that exists between information on a graph and the amount or measure it represents.
Thematic Map
A map that gives information on a particular theme or subject.
Topography
Physical Features:
(mountains, plains, rivers, lakes, oceans, tropical islands, hills and vallys, waterfalls, deserts, plateas and basins)