# Geography Vocabulary -1

## Terms

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- Arctic Circle
- A line of latitude near but south of the north pole
- Geography
- The study of the earth's surface
- Latitude
- One of the series of imaginary lines also called parallels, that circle the earth
- Scale
- 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
- Equator
- An imaginary line that circles the eartth and divides it in two equal halves
- Legend
- Tells you about the symbols on a map
- Longitude
- 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
- Hemisphere
- 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