Unit 2 Map Skills. Visual Vocabulary. Imaginary lines drawn on maps from east to west to locate places north or south of the equator. Latitude. An imaginary line that runs horizontally through the center of the Earth , dividing the Northern and Southern hemispheres. Equator.
Imaginary lines drawn on maps from east to west to locate places north or south of the equatorLatitude
An imaginary line that runs horizontally through the center of the Earth, dividing the Northern and Southern hemispheres.Equator
Imaginary lines drawn on maps from north to south to locate places east or west of the equatorLongitude
An imaginary line that runs through the center of the Earth vertically dividing the Eastern and Western hemispheres.Prime Meridian
A small chart included on a map that gives descriptions of what symbols are used and what they stand for.Map Key
Represents the distance between two locations on the map. Ex: 1 inch on the map equals 1 mile on the groundScale
A design on a map that shows directionsCompass Rose
The four major compass points of North, South, East, West used to navigate a mapCardinal Directions
The in-between compass points of Northeast, Northwest, Southeast, SouthwestIntermediate Directions
A picture that is used to represent an object on a mapSymbol
Lines of North latitude are numbered from 0° to 90° are N.L.
Lines of South latitude are numbered from 0° -90° are S.L.Latitude North Pole South Pole
The equator is at 0° latitude. It is neither north nor south. It is at the center between north and south.
40° N is the 40° line of latitude north of the equator.
40° S is the 40° line of latitude south of the equator.LatitudeThe North Pole is at 90° NThe South Pole is at 90° S
60° W is the
60° line of
of the Prime
The Prime Meridian is located at 0°. It is neither east or west
60° E is the 60° line of longitude east of the Prime Meridian.LongitudeLines of longitude begin at the Prime Meridian.
Lines of longitude are numbered east from the Prime Meridian to the 180° line and west from the Prime Meridian to the 180° line.Longitude
Legend to the 180Age Expectancy
Step #1: to the 180
Highlight the Equator YELLOW and Prime Meridian PINK
Step #2: Draw the Compass Rose in the bottom corner
* North, South, East, West, Northeast, Southeast, Northwest, Southwest
Step #3: Using the lines made by the highlighted equator and Prime Meridian to label the cardinal directions on the globe.
Step #4: Label the Hemispheres using the intermediate directions on the inside of the quadrant in the globe.“How To” Foldable