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Scale as a statement
A direct statement scale uses words to describe the relationship between a distance on a map and a specific distance on the Earth's surface.
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Landforms
a feature on the Earth's surface that is part of the terrain.
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Natural and cultural features
natural is things that occur there without human impact whereas cultural features are man made.
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Scale
the relationship between the distance on the maps and the correlation to the distance on the ground.
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Calculating distance
using the example 1:100000 1cm on the map = 1km on the ground.
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Contour interval
how close lines are to each other determine elevation.
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Area reference
latitude and longitude (53.00, 167.45)
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Grid reference
alpha numeric for example (B7)
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Spatial relationship/ patterns
where about a natural disaster occurs, and common features that make it common to that area.
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Calculating altitude
distance above sea level
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Sketch maps
a roughly drawn map that shows only basic details.
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Describing site and situation
Site describes the point at which a settlement is located, situation describes where it is located to its surroundings like roads etc.
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a feature on the Earth's surface that is part of the terrain.

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Landforms

Card 3

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natural is things that occur there without human impact whereas cultural features are man made.

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Card 4

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the relationship between the distance on the maps and the correlation to the distance on the ground.

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Card 5

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using the example 1:100000 1cm on the map = 1km on the ground.

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