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Glossary of Geography Terms-- Maps and Vocabulary-Gr.5

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Most important line of latitude
Equator
5 Themes of Geography
1. Regions
2. Locations
3.Place
4. HEI
5. Movement
7 Different Types of Maps
1. Climate
2. Birth Rate
3. Natural Disasters
4. Blueprints
5.Road
6.Tourist/Mall
7. Political
Another name for latitude
Parallels
Another name for longitude
Meridian
2 Important Lines of Longitude
Prime Meridian and International Date Line
Name of city and country
Prime Meridian passes through
Greenwich, England
In a pair of coordinates, what is listed first?
Second?
First is latitude.
Second is longitude.
What does Latitude measure?
Latitude is a measure of how far north or south a location is from the equator.
Lines of latitude go across and divide the earth into northern and southern hemispheres.
What does Longitude measure?
Longitude is a measure of how far east or west a place is from the Prime Meridian.While the latitude of a particular location affects its climate, the longitude can determine the time zone a particular place is in.

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