Chapter 1 Mapping Earth's Surface

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labeled with the elevation in round units
the difference between the highest and lowest elevation in one area
used to compare distance on a map or a globe to distance on Earth's surface
a method of finding latitude, longitude, and elevation of points on the Earth's surface using a network of satellites
one half of the sphere that makes up Earth's surface
makes a half circle from the north pole to the south pole
all the lines of latitude and longitude appear as straight parallel lines that form a rectangle
a list of all the symbols used on the map with an explanation of their meaning
tiny dots that make up satellite images
the shape of the land
mapmakers determine distances and elevations using instruments and the principles
the process by which mapmakers convert the location of map points to number
pictures to stand for features on Earth's surface
correctly shows the relative sizes of Earth's landmasses
a map showing the surface features of an area
the distance in degrees east or west of the prime meridian
landform with high elevation and high relief
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height above sea level
connects points of equal elevation
the change in elevation from contour line to contour line
a flat model of all or part Earth's surface as seen from above
1/360 of a circle
an area mainly made up of one landform
pictures of the surface based on data
lines of longitude appear as straight lines while lines of latitude are curved
a group of mountains that are closely related in shape, structure, and age
a landform that has high elevation and more or less level surface
a landform made up of nearly flat or gently rolling land with low relief
halfway between north and south poles
the difference in elevation between the highest and lowest parts of an area
a framework of lines that helps in transferring points on Earth's three-dimensional surface onto a flat map
a sphere that represents Earth's entire surface
a feature of topography formed by the processes that shape Earth's surface
distance in degrees north or south of the equator

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