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An imaginary grid line that runs east to west, parallel to the equator is
a) longitude
b) meridian
c) hemisphere
d) latitude

A measuring device that operates by bouncing radio waves off an object
a) false color image
b) radar
c) topography
d) contour interval

The angle that a compass needle will vary from true north is called
a) a false color image
b) a cartographer
c) magnetic declination
d) projection

A map maker is called
a) a cartographer
b) a mapographer
c) a geologist
d) a physiologist

The contour interval is
a) the interval shown in one contour line
b) the difference in elevation between two consecutive contour lines
c) the highest elevation on a topographic map
d) the difference between the highest & lowest elevation on a map

The slope is
a) a line connecting all points of the same elevation
b) topography
c) the change in elevation between two contour lines
d) two hemispheres

Zero degrees longitude is
a) the equator
b) a hemisphere
c) the Prime Meridian
d) a parallel

Natural & man made features on land is called
a) a false color image
b) topography
c) a radar image
d) magnetic declination

Lines on a topographic map that connect points of the same elevation are called
a) contour lines
b) elevation lines
c) false color image lines
d) zip lines

Information that shows you how a map's features compare in size to Earth's surface is
a) magnetic declination
b) a contour interval
c) a false color image
d) a map scale

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