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cardinal directions
North, south, east, west
map scale
compares the distance on a map with distance in the real world
equator
the imaginary line that circles halfway between the North and South Pole
hemisphere
"half" the shape of a ball
boundary
a border or the outside edge of a place
inset map
a small map within a larger map
compass rose
direction marker on a map that shows the main directions or the cardinal directions
sphere
shape of a ball
intermediate directions
northeast, northwest, southeast, southwest
locator
a small map or globe that shows where the place on th main map is located
prime meridian
an imiginary line that divides the Western & Eastern Hemisphere
map key
map legend - explains what the symbols on the map stands for.
map symbol
something that stands for something else
region
an area with at least one feature that sets it apart from other areas
map title
tells you the subject of the map
continent
one of the 7 main areas of land on earth