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Ch. 1: Geographer Tools


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GMT (Greenwich Mean Time)
0 degrees longitude
IDL (International Date Line)
180 degrees longitude
North & South Poles
90 degrees latitude
Projection
transfers location image from globe to flat map
Remote Sensing
acquiring data of Earth's surface from a satellite, spacecraft, or high-altitude balloon
Toponym
Name of location on Earth's surface
Situation
identifies a place by its location relative to other objects or places
GIS
A computer system that stores and displays geographic data
Eratosthenes
created the word, 'geography'
Cartography
the art and science of making maps