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equator
The Equator usually refers to an imaginary line on the Earth's surface equidistant from the North Pole and South Pole, dividing the Earth into the Northern Hemisphere and Southern Hemisphere
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degree
A degree , usually denoted by ° , is a measurement of plane angle, defined by representing a full rotation as 360 degrees
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conic projection
Commonly, a map projection is a systematic transformation of the latitudes and longitudes of locations on the surface of a sphere or an ellipsoid into locations on a plane
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vector
Vector graphics is the use of polygons to represent images in computer graphics
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Geographic Information System
A geographic information system or is a system designed to capture, store, manipulate, analyze, manage, and present spatial or geographical data
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Geography
Geography is a field of science devoted to the study of the lands, the features, the inhabitants, and the phenomena of Earth
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Geography
Geography is a field of science devoted to the study of the lands, the features, the inhabitants, and the phenomena of Earth
Geographic Information System
A geographic information system or is a system designed to capture, store, manipulate, analyze, manage, and present spatial or geographical data
vector
Vector graphics is the use of polygons to represent images in computer graphics
conic projection
Commonly, a map projection is a systematic transformation of the latitudes and longitudes of locations on the surface of a sphere or an ellipsoid into locations on a plane
degree
A degree , usually denoted by ° , is a measurement of plane angle, defined by representing a full rotation as 360 degrees
equator
The Equator usually refers to an imaginary line on the Earth's surface equidistant from the North Pole and South Pole, dividing the Earth into the Northern Hemisphere and Southern Hemisphere
range
In arithmetic, the range of a set of data is the difference between the largest and smallest values
scale
Weighing scales are devices to measure weight or calculate mass
etymology
Etymology is the study of the history of words, their origins, and how their form and meaning have changed over time
geologic map
A geologic map or geological map is a special-purpose map made to show geological features
geographic coordinate system
A geographic coordinate system is a coordinate system that enables every location on the Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols
almanac
An almanac is an annual publication that includes information such as weather forecasts, farmers' planting dates, tide tables, and tabular information often arranged according to the calendar
maps
A map is a symbolic depiction highlighting relationships between elements of some space, such as objects, regions, and themes

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