Type
Word Search
Description

degrees
Prime Meridian
equator
scale
legend
key
cardinal
West
East
South
North
longitude
latitude
grid
compass rose

Map Skills Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Map Key
Compass Rose
Cardinal Directions
Continent
East
Globe
Intermediate Directions
Latitude
Longitude
Map
North
Northeast
Northwest
Ocean
South
Southeast
Southwest
West

Map Skills Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

north,south,east,west cardinal
half of the globe hemisphere
imaginary lines on the earth that run north and south longitude
A tool used to locate directions compass rose
relationship between the size on the map and the actual size scale
a map key legend
northeast,southeast,northwest,southwest intermediate
7 landforms continents
natural formation of rock and dirt landform
a huge body of salt water ocean
divides the north and south of the earth equator
imaginary lines that run east and west latitude

Geography Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Description of the formations of the earth, mountains, valleys, rivers, and lakes Physical Geography
Description of the boundaries of states & regions, the location of cities & towns, and other aspects of human society that have to do with geography Political Geograhpy
A map that shows a specific topic theme or spacial distribution of an activity Thematic Map
Imaginary lines that run east to west around the globe and measure distance north and south of the equator Latitude
Imaginary lines that run north to south around the globe and measure distance east and west of the prime meridian Longitude
The exact position of a place on earth often stated in latitude and longitude Absolute Location
A location of a place in relation to another place Relative Location
The imaginary circle around the earth, halfway between the north and south poles. Equator
It points which way is north, south, east, west, and some intermediate directions on the map. Compass Rose
A small table accompanying the map that explains the symbols that are used on the map. Legend
The ratio between the distance between two points found on the map as compared to the actual distance between these points in the real world. Map-Scale
The line that passes through Greenwich, England. (0 degrees longitude) Prime Meridian

Latitude and Longitude Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

number of degrees in the northern hemisphere ninety
0 degrees latitude is the _________ equator
lines that run east and west but measure north and south latitude
Another name for line of latitude parallels
Another name for line of longitude meridians
lines that run from north to south but measure east and west longitude
latitude and longitude together are the ________ of a place coordinates
Using latitude and longitude together gives us an _________ __________on the earth exact location
0 degrees longitude in the _________ ____________ prime meridian
number of degrees in the western hemisphere one hundred eighty
total number of degrees of longitude on the earth three hundred sixty
Total number of degrees of latitude on the earth one hundred eighty
half of the earth hemisphere
latitude and longitude is measured in _________ degrees

World Map Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

AFRICA
arctic ocean
Asia
atlantic ocean
Australia
Compass rose
east
equator
Europe
indian ocean
latitude
longitude
north
north america
pacific ocean
prime meridian
south
SOUTH AMERICA
west

5 Themes of Geography Key Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Study of the human and nonhuman features of Earth. Geography
North, South, East, and West Cardinal Directions
Directoins Northeast, Northwest, Southeast, and Southwest. Intermediate
Distance north or south of the Equater. Latitude
Distance east or west of the Prime Meridian Longitude
Each half of the Earth; Northern, Southern, Eastern, Western hemispheres Hemisphere
A place's exact location on Earth. absolute location
Location of a place in relation to another place. Relative location
The mix of human and nonhuman features at a given location. Place
An area with atleast one unifying physical or human feature. Region
How people, goods, and ideas get from one place to another. Movement
Height above sea level. Elavation
Map that shows physical, or natural features, such as mountains, rivers, and oceans Physical map
Map that shows political units, such as countries or cities. Political map
Line of latitude at 0 degrees; imaginary line that divides the northern and southern hemispheres. Equater
Line of longitude at o degrees; imaginary line that divides the eastern and western hemispheres Prime Meridian

Latitude and Longitude Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Parallels
West
East
South
North
Coordinate
Distance
Measure
Degrees
Location
Continents
Earth
Prime Meridian
Equator
Longitude
Latitude

Map Skills Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

northwest
southwest
southeast
northeast
west
east
south
north
compass rose
globe
greenwich england
prime meridian
equator
longitude
latitude
africa
europe
australia
antarctica
asia
north america
south america
continent
atlantic
arctic
indian
southern
pacific
ocean

Geography Unit 1 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Imaginary Line that runs North and South, but measures East and West Longitude
Imaginary line that runs East and West, but measures North and South Latitude
The exact position of a place on the earth's surface. Absolute Location
A location of a place in relation to another place. (New Jersey is south of New York). Relative Location
What is it like there? Can be expressed by its Physical and Human Characteristics. Place
Areas of the earth with shared characteristics, such as physical, human, or cultural. Region
The ways and reasons people, products, & ideas move from one place to another. Movement
The changes people make in their environment both for positive and negative. Human-Environment Interaction
An imaginary circle around the middle of the earth, located at 0 degrees latitude. Equator
The line that is located at 0° longitude. Prime Meridian
90 degrees South of the Equator South Pole
90 degrees North of the Equator North Pole
The line that tells the subject of the map. Title
Explains the lines, symbols, and colors used on a map. Key
Compares a distance on a map with a distance in the real world. Scale
A graphic/symbol on a map showing cardinal and intermediate directions. Compass Rose
The natural characteristic of the earth's surface (river, mountain, lake, forest). Physical features
Theme that tells where something is. (Relative or Absolute) Location
The study of the earth in all its variety. Geography
The way of life of a group of people who share similar beliefs and customs. Culture

Geography Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

An imaginary line that circle Earth parallel to the Equator Latitude
An imaginary line that runs north to south but measures distance east and west of the Prime Meridian Longitude
The reference point from which east and west longitude lines are measured at 0 degrees Prime Meridian
The unit of measurement to determine absolute location Degree
The lines of latitude Parallels
The lines of longitude Meridian
Half the Earth (northern, southern, eastern, western) Hemisphere
A round model of the Earth that shows the continents and the oceans in their true shapes Globe
The study of the Earth Geography
North, East, South or West Cardinal Directions
A representation of the Earth's rounded surface on a piece of paper Projection
The exact position on the Earth Absolute Location