Pre-ap World Geography Study Guide. Vocabulary
helps readers calculate distance or the amount of space between two locations
Is an area with one or more features that set it apart from other areas.
A reference point. A location of something in competition to the location of something else.
Pinpoint, exact. Uses specific pairing of latitude and longitude.
Explains the colors and symbols that are found on a map.
Presents information related to only one theme or topic.
Indicates the distance of something
are designed to show governmental boundaries of countries, states and counties. They can also indicate the location of major cities, and they usually include significant bodies of water.
It tells you were to go. North, South, East OR West.
These are the arrows on the compass that point to the north, south, east, or west
North west, north east, south east, south west these are halfway between these cardinal points.
Long-term patterns of weather
raw materials to manufacture or create a range of modern conveniences.
trees, plants, that will grow in an area
this is the number of people
mountains, plains, plateaus, bodies of water
part of a small body of water that connect with a large body of water