Chapter 1 Mapping Earth's Surface

Random Science or definition Quiz

Can you name the Chapter 1 Key Terms?

Quiz not verified by Sporcle

 plays        
How to Play
DefinitionTerm
A landform that has high elevation and a more or less level surface
Type of map that shows the surface features of an area
Imaginary line that divides Earth into the Northern and Southern hemisphere
Connects points of equal elevation on a topographic map
A large area of land where the topography is made up of mainly one type of landform
Distance in degrees east or west of the prime meridian
1/360 of the distance around a circle
The study of the shape of the land
A flat model of all or part of Earth's surface as seen from above
The difference in elevation between the highest and lowest parts of an area
The height above sea level of a point on Earth's surface
DefinitionTerm
Distance in degrees north or south of the equator
Process by which mapmakers convert the location of map points to numbers
A landform made up of nearly flat or gently rolling land with low relief
Closely spaced contour lines indicate _____ slopes.
Imaginary line that divides Earth into the Eastern and Western hemispheres
Darker and heavier line on a topographic map that is labeled with elevation
A sphere that represents Earth's entire surface
Any object, natural or manmade, that orbits Earth
One half of the sphere that makes up Earth's surface
The change in elevation from contour line to contour line

Friend Scores


  Player Best Score Plays Last Played
You You haven't played this game yet.

You Might Also Like...

Extras