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I. Globes and Maps. A. Globe - A scale model of the Earth. I. Globes and Maps. 1. Globe vocabulary. I. Globes and Maps. a. Grid – A pattern of imaginary lines that circles the globe in north-south and east-west directions. I. Globes and Maps. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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I. Globes and MapsA. Globe - A scale model of the Earth.

I. Globes and Maps1. Globe vocabulary

I. Globes and Mapsa. Grid A pattern of imaginary lines that circles the globe in north-south and east-west directions.

I. Globes and Mapsb. Latitude imaginary lines that run east-west and measure distances north and south of the equator. (parallels)

I. Globes and Mapsc. Equator Imaginary line that circles the globe halfway between the north and south poles. (0 degrees)

I. Globes and Mapsd. Longitude imaginary lines that run north and south and measure distances east and west of the Prime Meridian.

I. Globes and Mapse. Prime Meridian - An imaginary line that runs through Greenwich, England and represents 0 degrees longitude.

I. Globes and Mapsf. hemispheres - the globe is divided into four hemispheres.1. Northern 3. Eastern2. Southern 4. Western

I. Globes and MapsB. Map A flat diagram of all or part of the Earths surface.

I. Globes and Maps1. Map Title indicates what information is shown.

I. Globes and Maps2. Key (legend) Explains symbols, colors and lines on a map.

I. Globes and Maps3. Scale Bar-Measuring line that helps to find distance on a map.

I. Globes and Maps4. Compass Rose Shows positions of cardinal directions.

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