Glossary of Geography Vocabulary -1

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Arctic Circle
A line of latitude near but south of the north pole
The study of the earth's surface
One of the series of imaginary lines also called parallels, that circle the earth
Tells us about the size of the map in size of the real world
Great Circle
A circle on the surface of a sphere that has the same diameter as the sphere and divides it into 2 equal hemispheres
An imaginary line that circles the eartth and divides it in two equal halves
Tells you about the symbols on a map
One of theseries of imaginary lines
Relative Location
The position, place in relation to another place
Antarctic Circle
The special lines around the Earth
Absolute Location
The position on a globe
Tropic of Capricorn
A 23 and 1/2 line North of the Equator
A half of the earth, Equator divides northern & Southern Hemispheres
Prime Meridian
An imaginary line of longitude
International Date Line
An imaginary line on the surface of the earth following (approximately) the 180th meridian

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