Chapter 1 Mapping Earth's Surface

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

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