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# Location PowerPoint PPT Presentation

Location. Label Map Latitude/Longitude. Location. Absolute Location is the exact place on earth where a geographic feature, such as a city, is found. Ex: Humble High School is located at 1700 Wilson Road Ex: Houston is located at 29° 45' 47" N / 95° 21' 47" W

Location

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## Location

Label Map Latitude/Longitude

### Location

• Absolute Location is the exact place on earth where a geographic feature, such as a city, is found.

Ex: Humble High School is located at 1700 Wilson Road

Ex: Houston is located at 29° 45' 47" N / 95° 21' 47" W

• Relative Location describes a place in comparison to other places around it.

Ex: Humble High School is next to McDonald’s

Ex: Houston is south of Dallas

Put a compass in the lower right corner of your map

Northern Hemisphere

Equator

Western Hemisphere

Eastern Hemisphere

Southern Hemisphere

Prime Meridian

Label the Eastern and Western Hemispheres

Label the Northern and Southern Hemispheres

Draw and Label the Equator and Prime Meridian, write the definition of both terms in your notebook

• Equator is the imaginary line that divides the north and south halves of the earth

• Prime Meridian is the imaginary line that divides the east and west halves of the earth

Equator

Prime Meridian

Draw lines of latitude, define term in notebook

• Latitude: a set of imaginary lines that run parallel to the equator. The lines are north or south of the equator.

Equator

Prime Meridian

Draw lines of longitude, define term in notebook

• Longitude: a set of imaginary lines that go around the earth over the poles. They mark positions in the east and west hemispheres.

30 W

20 W

10 W

10 E

20 E

30 E

30 N

20 N

10 N

10 S

20 S

30 s

### Map Directions

• Label The Following

• North America

• South America

• Europe

• Africa

• Asia

• Australia

• Antarctica

• Indian Ocean

• Pacific Ocean

• Atlantic Ocean

• Arctic Ocean