Social Studies #1

Geography

 

 

Latitude

 

Imaginary lines that go horizontally around the earth

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Longitude

Imaginary lines that go vertically around the earth

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Hemisphere

Two halves of the earth separated by the Equator

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Prime Merinian

a line of longitude going through Greenwich, England, 0° line of longitude

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Equator

An imaginary line running around the center of the earth horizontally and in latitude 0 is it’s number

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Mercator

 A type of map, this map is wrong because some countries are too big and some too small

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Axis

A Line Segment going through the earth from pole to pole; the center of earth’s rotation, the cause of seasons

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Seasons

The axis wobbles, causing seasons. the closer to the sun the hotter the weather

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Days

every time the earth rotates, a day has passed
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