Latitude/Longitude
Map Symbols
Types of Maps
Map Projections
Continents/Oceans
100

Runs horizontally and known as parallels

Latitude lines

100


Compass Rose

100


Physical Map

100

The serious problem that occurs when a globe is tranferred onto a flat map?

What is Distortion

100

The continent you live on 

North America

200

Runs vertically and known as meridians

Longitude

200

This is usually located at the top of the map and tells you what the map is about 

Title

200

This map shows basic boundaries and man-made divisions between states, countries, etc. 

Political Map

200

This map projection is popular for textbooks.

What is Robinson's?

200

This is the continent we will spend most of our time learning about in this class


Europe 

300

This line runs through the middle of the Earth horizontally and separates Latitude lines

Equator

300

This shows what all of the symbols and colors on a map represent

Map legend/key

300


Climate Map

300

What is someone called that draws up or produces maps?

What is a Cartographer?

300

Name all 7 continents

North America, South America, Asia, Australia, Antarctica, Europe, Africa 

400

This lines runs through the middle of the earth vertically and separates longitude lines

Prime Meridian 

400

This is a feature on a map that shows the actual distance of one place to another place in real life

Scale

400
This type of map shows resources, crops, and things that involve people making money

Economic Map

400

One type of map projection that was devoloped to solve the problem of distortion?

What is Cylindrical, Azimuthal or Conic?

400

The 3 countries that make up North America

United States, Mexico, Canada

500

The name of the city that the International Date Line runs through in England where time zones start

Greenwich 

500

What does the star on a political map (like the one below) usually represent?


A capital city

500

This type of map shows things that involve human activity such as migration, battle sites, etc. 

Special Purpose or Thematic 
500

Name two of the four features of a globe that map projections try to avoid distorting?

What is area, shape, distance and direction?

500

Name all 5 oceans

Arctic, Pacific, Indian, Atlantic, Southern 

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