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

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