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

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