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A landform that has high elevation and a more or less level surface.
a) plateau
b) plain
c) mountain
d) hill

A framework of lines that helps to transfer points on Earth's three-dimensional surface onto a flat map.
a) map projection
b) topographic map
c) latitude
d) longitude

A system of computer hardware and software
a) GIS
b) map
c) GPS
d) globe

Divides the Earth into the Northern and Southern hemispheres.
a) Equator
b) Prime Meridian
c) grid
d) map projection

The difference in elevation between the highest and lowest parts of an area.
a) relief
b) topography
c) elevation
d) landform

Connects points of equal elevation on a topographic map.
a) contour line
b) contour interval
c) index contour
d) symbol

A sophisticated game of hide-and-seek
a) geocaching
b) topographic charades
c) geology
d) geologic catching

The starting line for measuring longitude
a) Prime Meridian
b) Equator
c) Western hemisphere
d) compass rose

The highest mountain in the world
a) Mount Everest
b) Mount Logan
c) Mount Kilimanjaro
d) Mount Olympus

A landform with high elevation and high relief
a) mountain
b) mountain range
c) plateau
d) canyon

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