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Flashcards - Tools Used in Geography

Flashcards - Tools Used in Geography
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Eurasia
Eurasia /jʊˈreɪʒə/ is the combined continental landmass of Europe and Asia
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continent
A continent is one of several very large landmasses on Earth
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Central America
Central America is the southernmost, isthmian portion of the North American continent, which connects with South America on the southeast
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scale
Weighing scales are devices to measure weight or calculate mass
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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
scale
Weighing scales are devices to measure weight or calculate mass
Central America
Central America is the southernmost, isthmian portion of the North American continent, which connects with South America on the southeast
continent
A continent is one of several very large landmasses on Earth
Eurasia
Eurasia /jʊˈreɪʒə/ is the combined continental landmass of Europe and Asia
Sahara Desert
The Sahara is the largest hot desert in the world, and the third largest desert in the world after Antarctica and the Arctic
map 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
Passive sensing
Remote sensing is the acquisition of information about an object or phenomenon without making physical contact with the object and thus in contrast to on site observation
maps
A map is a symbolic depiction highlighting relationships between elements of some space, such as objects, regions, and themes
East Asia
East Asia is the eastern subregion of the Asian continent, which can be defined in either geographical or ethno-cultural terms
North America
North America is a continent entirely within the Northern Hemisphere and almost all within the Western Hemisphere

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