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Shows the direction on a map compass rose
North, East, South and West cardinal directions
The directions between the cardinal directions intermediate directions
divides the north and south of the earth equator
imaginary lines that run east and west latitude
imaginary lines that run north and south longitude
huge body of salt water ocean
half of the globe hemisphere
relationship between the size on the map and the actual size scale
explains the symbols on the map legend
a large landmass in the world continent
a chart showing area of land, cities, etc... map
another word for legend map key

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Map Skills Vocabulary Crossword

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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

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Geography Vocabulary Crossword

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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

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Map Skills Word Search

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

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5 Themes of Geography Key Terms Crossword

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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

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Geography Crossword

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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

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Latitude and Longitude Crossword

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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

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Geography Unit 1 Crossword

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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

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6th Grade Geography Word Search

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continent
country
south america
north america
west
east
south
north
polar
world
globe
size
shape
navigating
equator
longitude
latitude
projections
map
reference map
thematic map
geography
biosphere
atmosphere

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Map Terminology Crossword

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A circle showing the principal directions printed on a map or chart Compass Rose
Is included with a map to unlock information needed for the map to make sense. Key
Refers to the relationship between distance on the map and distance on the ground Map Scale
Used to represent real objects like mountains Map Symbol
The four main points on a compass Cardinal Directions
The directions on the compass between the cardinal points. Intermidiate Directions
Often included a lot of landforms like desert,mountain,and plains. Physical Map
Representation of an area of land or sea showing cities and roads. Map
Often show countries ,states,counties,and bodies of waters Political Map
The Earth Globe
A half of Earth ussually divided into northern and southern half. Hemisphere
Is half of earth that is north of the equator. Northern Hemisphere
The half of Earth south of the equator. Southern Hemisphere
A half of earth west of the prime meridian Western Hemisphere
A half of earth east of the prime meridian. Eastern Hemisphere
A imaginary line that is between the southern hemisphere and northern hemisphere Equator
The Earth zero of longitude Prime Meridian
The angular distance of a place northor south of the equator Latitude
The angular distance of a place east or west of the prime meridian Longitude
Te height of an object in relation to sea level or ground level Altitude

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Maps and Globes Crossword

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A drawing of a place that contains information about the features of the area. map
A 3-D model of the Earth. globe
Where a specific place on Earth can be found. location
A solid figure that has the shape of a ball. sphere
Half of a sphere. Hemisphere
The geographic point on Earth which is the farthest north. NorthPole
The geographic point on Earth that is the farthest south. Southpole
The half of Earth that is located north of the equator. Northernhemisphere
The half of Earth that is located south of the equator. southernhemisphere
The half of Earth that is located east of the prime meridian. easternhemisphere
The half of Earth that is located west of the prime meridian. westernhemisphere
An imaginary line that circles the Earth halfway between the North and South Poles. It divides the Earth into the Northern and Southern Hemispheres. equator
An imaginary line that circles the Earth from pole to pole. It divides the Earth into the Eartern and Western Hemispheres. primemeridian
Imiginary lines on a map or globe that run from north to south. These lines can tell you how far east or west a place is located from the prime meridian. linesoflongitude
Imaginary lines on a map or globe that run from east to west. These lines can tell you how far north or south a place is located from the equator. linesoflatitude

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