Chapter 1 Mapping Earth's Surface

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

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