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The lines showing the edge of a country or state or district. boundary
A ____ on a map is a set of symbols and their meanings. key
Patterns of vertical , horizontal lines. grid
The ratio between the distance measuresd on a map and actual distance. scale
An imaginary line around the parallel to equator. latitude
The angular distance from the prime Meridian or Greenwich longitude
Which shows the directon. compass
Lines drawn a map to show levels of elevation above or below sea level contour
A table of definitions of the symbols used in the map. legend
The way that someone or something needs to move. direction
The difference between the elevations of the highest and lowest points on a map. Relief
Height measured above sea level. altitude
A mark on a map indicating the height of a hill, mountain. spotheight
Four main directions on a compass. cardinate direction
Imaginary line Imaginary line of latitude drawn around the largest circumference of the Earth and is located halfway between the North Pole and the South Pole equator

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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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Mapping Earth's Surface Crossword

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The shape of the land that includes the area's elevation, relief, and landforms. topography
The height above sea level of a point on Earth's surface. elevation
The difference in elevation between the highest and lowest parts of an area. relief
A flat model of all or part of Earth's surface as seen from above. map
Relates distance on a map to a distance on Earth's surface . scale
Used by mapmakers and can be shapes or pictures to stand for features on Earth's surface; can stand for a physical feature or a man-made feature. symbols
Is 1/360 of a way around a circle, unit that helps scientists locate positions on Earth's surface. degree
An imaginary line between the North and South Poles dividing the Earth into Northern and Southern hemispheres. equator
Imaginary line connecting North and South poles dividing Earth into Western and Eastern hemispheres. prime meridian
Process where mapmakers determine distances and elevations using instrument and the princples of geometry. surveying
Represent elevation, relief and slope and connect points of equal elevation. contour lines
Pictures of the Earth's surface made up of thousands of tiny dots called pixels. satellite images
A feature of topography, such as a hill or valley, formed by the processes that shape Earth's surface. landform
A landform that has high elevation and a more or less level surface. Plateau

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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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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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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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World Geography Review #1 Crossword

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Answers the question, "What is it like there?" - Includes physical and human characteristics place
A ___________ is a group of places united by one or more common characteristics. region
Answers the question, "Where is it?" - absolute or relative location
One theme is geography is the continual _________ of people, ideas, and goods. movement
The study of geography includes looking at human/environment ________, or how and why people chnage their surroundings. interaction
A computer geographic program used in our modern society. GIS
A model of the earth and shows the earth's shape, lands, distances, and directions. globe
Imaginary lines that divide the earth in half Hemispheres
Parallel lines that circle the earth and measure distance in degrees north and south of the Equator. Latitude
Meridian lines the measure distance in degrees east or west of the Prime Meridian. longitude
Mapmakers use various ways, or _____________, of showing the earth on a flat piece of paper. projections
The map ____ explains the lines, symbols, and colors used on a map. key
A symbol on the map that tells you cardinal directions is called a ______ rose. compass
A measuring line called a ________ bar, helps you determine distance on a map. scale
A _____________ map shows the names and boundaries of countries and often identfiy major physical features. political
A __________ map shows landforms and water features. physical
A __________ map shows how flat or rugged the land surface is. relief
A __________ map shows elevation. contour
A _____ graph used wide lines to compare data visually. bar
A ________ graph is a useful tool for showing change over time. line
A _________ graph is used when you want to show the how the whole of something is divided into parts. circle
This is used as a way of summarizing and presenting information visually. graph
___________ use rows of small pictures or symbols - each picture or symbol representing an amount. pictographs
A _____________ combines a line graph and a bar graph. climograph
_____________ are drawings that show steps in a process. diagram
Area of land drained by a given river and its branches basin
Flat, low-lying land built up from soil carried downstream by a river and deposited at its mouth. delta
A narrow stretch of land connecting two larger land areas. isthmus
Body of land jutting into a lake or ocean, surrounded on three sides by water. peninsula

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Chapter 1 Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle

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The distance (in degrees) that measures east or west of the prime meridian. LONGITUDE
The distance (in degrees) that measures north or south of the equator. LATITUDE
Maps that are drawn in _______ are drawn as if you're looking down on the area from above Earth's surface. MAPVIEW
___________ is the verticle view of a drawing. PROFILEVIEW
A _________ shows all the symbols used in a map and what the symbols mean. MAPLEGEND
A map that refers to the shape of a surface, including the position of it's features and elevation TOPOGRAPHICMAP
____________ are lines on maps that put together the points of equal elevation. CONTOURLINES
A map that represents the geology of an area is called a ______________. GEOLOGICALMAPS
A three demensional volume of a certain kind of rock of a given range is called a ___________________. GEOLOGICALFORMATION
A _______ is where two rock formations accur next to each other. CONTACT

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Maps Crossword

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A representational drawing of a location Map
A map of earth that models its shape, and the locations and relative sizes of oceans and continents Globe
an imaginary line around Earth's middle; lies between the north and south poles. Equator
East-west lines that are north or south of the equator latitude
north-south lines that are east or west of the prime meridian longitude
2 words: 0 degrees longitude primemeridian
2 words: an imaginary longitude line located at 180 degrees from the prime meridian Internationaldateline
a special area on a map that lists and explains the symbols that are used legend
the distance between a high and low place on a map relief
the height of an object measured from a reference level such as sea level elevation
2 words: the average level of the ocean sealevel
a map that uses contour lines to show elevation topographic
a measure of how steep land is slope

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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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Intro to Physical Geography Part 1 Crossword

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Biospere, Hydrospere, Lithosphere & Atmosphere fourspheresofearth
Latitude and Longitude find what? Absolute Location
Gases that surround and protect earth from the suns rays Atmosphere
Communities of animals, plants, etc. Biomes
Shows directions on a map compass rose
Due to the land's lower specific heat capacity continentality
Warm air rises, cold air sinks atmospheric circulati
Elevation on a map contour maps
Causes warmest tempuratures direct sunlight
Causes coldest tempuratures dispersed sunlight
East of the Prime Meridian Eastern Hemisphere
Above sea level Elevation
Equal amount of sunlight and darkness during a 24 hour period Equinox
Latitude, elevetion, ocean currents, etc. affecting climate
One or more common features that make it different from surrounding areas formal region
Made up of sifferent places that are linked together and function as a single unit functional region
The shortest place from one place to another Great circle route
Where the Prime Meridian is located greenwich england
97% of earth's water is salt water hydrosphere
Line that runs north to south Internationaldatelin
Natural feature of the landscape Landforms
Lists and explains the symbols and colors on a map key
"Parallels" lines of latitude

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