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    Geography Study Guide ANSWER KEY!

    Directions: Define each term using your notes.

    Key/Legend: Explains the symbols and colors on the map

    Compass: Tells the direction

    Title: Tells the type of map and location

    Scale: Tells the distance between two places in real life

    Map: A visual representation, or model, of part of the Earth

    Hemisphere: Half of a globe; can be North and South or East and West

    Projection: A way of showing a curved object on a flat surface

    Latitude: Imaginary lines that run east to west around the globe

    Longitude: Imaginary lines that run north and south around the globe

    1. What do colors on physical maps indicate?

    Elevation of land and depth of ocean

    2. On a political map, the boundaries of what are shown?

    Countries, states, and cities

    3. List three examples of what might be shown on a thematic map.

    Population, environment, resources

    4. Describe the difference between lines of latitude and longitude.

    Latitude lines run East and West and longitude lines run North and South

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    Europe After World War I (1918)

    Directions: Use the map below to answer the questions that follow.

    1. What type of map is shown?

    Political Map

    2. What is the title of the map?

    Europe After World War 1

    3. The scale shown represents one inch. How many miles are represented by one inch?

    600 Miles

    4. What do the border lines on the map represent?

    Country Borders

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    Direction: Define each of the five themes of geography. Give an example of each.

    Movement: The movement of people, ideas, resources, and goods affect our world

    Example: 6th graders moving from elementary to middle school

    Human-Environment Interaction: Humans adapt to the environment, humans modify

    the environment, humans depend on the environment

    Example: Using rivers to transport goods

    Region: Regions are a group of places with similar physical features, culture, traits,

    or government in common

    Example: The attendance boundary for KMS

    Location: Absolute location is an exact spot on earth, like latitude and longitude or a

    street address; relative location is the location in relation to something else

    Example: Bahama Bucks is around the corner from KMS

    Place: Place describes what it is like when you get there; human characteristics

    and physical characteristics

    Example: Arizona has a desert landscape, including cacti and lots of dirt


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