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

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