Map Skills
Map Skills Cont.
Globe Skills
Globe Skills Continued
100

This tells you what the map is about.

What is the title?

100

This is what you look at to find out what the symbols on a map stand for.

What is a map key or legend?

100

Name the seven continents.

NA, SA, Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia

100

This is known as the top half of the globe.

What is the northern hemisphere?

200

This map feature allows the map maker to shrink a larger area onto a smaller area.

What is a scale?

200

This type of map shows natural features and landforms of an area.

What is a physical map?

200

These are known as the top and bottom points on the globe.

What are the North and South Pole?

200

This is the invisible line that divides the globe into the northern and southern hemispheres.

What is the Equator?

300

These are pictures, lines, or dots that stand for something on the map.

What are symbols?

300

These are known as north, south, east, and west.

What are cardinal directions?

300

This is the ocean near the South Pole.

What is Southern Ocean?

300

This is the invisible line that divides the globe into the eastern and western hemispheres?

What is the Prime Meridian?

400

These are known as northeast, southeast, northwest, and southwest.

What are intermediate directions?

400

What is the difference between latitude and longitude?

Lat=flat

400

This body of water surrounds the North Pole.

What is the Arctic Ocean?

400

These are the five oceans that are located on the globe.

What are the Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Arctic, and Southern Oceans?

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