Chapter 1 Mapping Earth's Surface

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

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