_____________ is the direction to the geographic North Pole.
When using a compass, you need to make a correction for the difference between the geographic North Pole and the magnetic north pole. The angle of correction is
called _________ _____________.
Imaginary lines drawn around the Earth parallel to the equator are called lines of _________, or parallels.
Lines of longitude, or meridians, are imaginary lines that pass through both poles. __________ is the distance east and west from the prime meridian.
The _____________ is the line that represents 0º longitude.
A map is a flat representation of the Earth’s curved surface. However, when you move information from a curved surface to a flat surface, you lose some accuracy. Changes called ___________ happen in the shapes and sizes of landmasses and oceans on maps.
A map projection that is made when the contents of the globe are moved onto a cylinder of paper is called a ____________ projection
The most common cylindrical projection is called a ______________ projection. The __________Mercator projection shows the globe’s latitude and longitude lines as straight lines.
An __________ projection is a map projection that is made by moving the contents of the globe onto a flat plane.
Many of today’s maps are made by _________. _____________ is a way to collect information about something without physically being there.
(same answer for both)
___________ is a tool that uses waves of energy to map Earth’s surface. Waves
of energy are sent from a satellite to the area being observed. The
waves are then reflected from the area to a receiver on the satellite.
global positioning system
_________ is a system of orbiting satellites that send radio signals to
receivers on Earth. The receivers calculate a given place’s latitude,
longitude, and elevation.
When information is moved from a curved surface to a flat surface, ___________ occurs.