NBIS Quiz #3 10|24

Geography
Cartography
study of maps and map making
Map
flat drawing of an area
Globe
model of earth-best way to show the whole earth
projection
way of showing earth on a flat map
Distortion
chang ein appeareance
5 map elements

title

key

compas rose

scale

inset map

latitude

Imaginary

horizontal lines

run east & west

Maximum 90 degrees

Longitude

Imaginary 

vertical

run north and south 

maximum 180 degrees

3 types of maps

political map 

physical map

special-purpose map

 

Tropic Of Cancer
above the equator 23.5 degrees
Equator
latitude 0 degrees
Tropic of Capricorn
below the equator 23.5 degrees
Equinox

Suns rays over the equator 12 hours of sun 12 hrs of night

Sep/Mar

Solstice

Earth tilts toward or away from the suns energy

june/dec

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