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ContinentOne of the large, continuous areas of the Earth into which the land surface is divided.
EquatorAn imaginary circle around the Earth halfway between the North Pole and the South Pole; the largest circumference of the Earth.
GlobeA true-to-scale map of the Earth that duplicates its round shape and correctly represents areas, relative size and shape of physical features, distances, and directions.
HemisphereHalf of the Earth, usually conceived as resulting from the division of the globe into two equal parts'north and south or east and west.
LatitudeImaginary lines that cross the surface of the Earth parallel to the Equator, measuring how far north or south of the Equator a place is located.
LongitudeImaginary lines that cross the surface of the Earth, running from north to south, measuring how far east or west of the prime meridian a place is located.
Prime MeridianAn imaginary line running from north to south through Greenwich, England, used as the reference point for longitude.
Sea LevelThe ocean surface.
MapA picture of a place that is usually drawn to scale on a flat surface.
AtlasA bound collection of maps.
North PoleThe northernmost point of the Earth.
South PoleThe southernmost point of the Earth.
GeographyThe study of people, places, and the Earth.
Eastern HemisphereThe half of the Earth to the east of the Atlantic Ocean including Europe, Asia, Australia, and Africa.
Western HemisphereThe half of the earth including North America, South America, and surrounding waters.
Regionsa part,portion or area having no fixed boundaries.



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