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

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