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14 Cards in this Set

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Coastal plains are also referred to as (marshes, lowlands, interior plains, plateaus).
New York time is 3 hours ahead of Los Angeles time. What time is it in L.A. when it is noon in N.Y.?
9 A.M.
What is used on maps to show distances?
map scale
What do Landsat satellites use to make detailed images of Earth's surface?
different wavelengths of light
What does the Global Positioning System send to give users their precise locations?
radio signals
What type of lines are used to determine distance east and west?
lines of longitude
What kind of mountains are formed from molten materials?
What kind of lines are used to show areas of equal elevation?
contour lines
What are latitude and longitude together used for?
To determine an exact location on a map
Do you gain or lose a day by traveling west across the International Date Line?
Give an example of a raised, flat area.
Colorado Plateau
New York time is 5 hours west of the prime meridian. When it is 4:00 A.M. Saturday at the prime meridian, what time is it in New York?
11:00 P.M. on Friday
What type of map projection is used for a road map?
conic projection
Are meridians parallel to the poles or do they run through the poles?
run through