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

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