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Cartography

The study and practice of making maps.

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Cartography

contour map

Geography; Cartography

A map that shows how high land rises above sea level.Each line on a contour map shows a certain height.

equator

Geography; Cartography

The imaginary line that forms a circle around the middle of the Earth halfway between the North and South Poles.

International Date Line

Geography; Cartography

An imaginary line that runs north and south through the Pacific Ocean roughly at a longitude of 180 Degree.

isotherm

Geography; Cartography

A line drawn on a weather map connecting places that have the same average temperature.

isobar

Geography; Cartography

A line drawn on a weather map connecting places that have the same atmospheric pressure.

map

Geography; Cartography

A drawing or chart of an area of the Earth's surface. Maps can show physical features such as mountains and rivers.

meridian

Geography; Cartography

An imaginary line on the Earth's surface that runs from the North Pole to the South Pole.

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