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Intermediate Directions
fall between cardinals
NE NW SE SW .......
Elevation
height above sea level
Elevation Profile
Side view (profile) of an area
absolute location
the exact position of a place, using longitude and latitude
hemisphere
half sphere or ball
latitude
distance measured in degrees running North and South of the Equator
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relief
differences in height in a landscape
projection
drawing the earth on a flat piece of paper
Grid System
Lines of Latitude and Longitude cross to form a grid
Contour Lines
all the land at the same elevation is connected by a line
cardinal directions
north, south, east, west
key
explains the symbols on the map
longitude
distance measured in degrees East and West of Prime Meridian
Scale Bar
helps you find distance on a map