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Geography
The study of the world, it people, and the interaction between them
Culture
Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people
Ecosystem
A system formed by the interaction of a community of organisms with their physical environment
Migration
A movement of people or animals from one region to another
Urbanization
Movement of population from rural areas to cities
Latitude
East-west lines parallel to the equator used to measure distance in degrees north or south of the equator
Longitude
Imaginary lines running from north to south, or up and down, on a map
Equator
An imaginary circle around the middle of the earth, halfway between the North Pole and the South Pole
Prime Meridian
An imaginary line passing through the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, England, which marks the 0° line of longitude
Compass rose
a drawing that shows the orientation of north, south, east, and west on a map
Map scale
The relationship between the size of an object on a map and the size of the actual feature on Earth's surface

Africa

Asia

Europe

North America

South America

Australia/Oceania

Antarctica

Pacific Ocean

Atlantic Ocean

Indian Ocean

Arctic Ocean