chapter 2 of science

the study of map making is called
cartography

A _____ is a map that has parallel lines of latitude and longitude.
Mercator projection.

the process of collecting data about earth from far above Earth’s surface is called
Topographic maps

_____ ______ uses sonar waves emitted from a ship to map the ocean floor.
Mercator projection

A ___ ____ explain what the symbols on the map represent.
map legend

____ lines run north to south and are measured from the prime meridian.
latitude

A ___ ____ shows the ratio between distances on a map.
map scale

___ mapping combines many traditional types of maps into one.
GIS

____ technology helps determine a user’s exact location
GPS

Prime meridian

Contour interval

Sonar

International Date Line

Equator

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b

d

b

c

a

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longitude lines

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latitude lines

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