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# Mapping and Cartography

Laila Emard

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What is a contour interval

EDITED 1/8/16: A contour interval is a the elevation difference between two adjacent contour lines.

Previous person put some ridiculous answer. This one is the correct answer on APEX and does not need improvement.

What is the main type of energy used to help convert metamorphic rocks into igneous rocks in the rock cycle

Thermal energy -apex (:

What problem is caused by maps being two-dimensional

Distortion

When cartographers represent the three-dimensional Earth in two dimensions what is likely to occur

When cartographers represent the three-dimensional Earth in two dimensions what is likely to occur is distortion.

The term for a geographic location's height above sea level is

elevation

Which coordinates best estimate the location of Woonsocket SD

45° n, 98° w

What is Gathering information from a distance through images sound waves radio waves etc called

remote sensing

Gathering information from a distance through images sound waves radio waves etc

Remote sensing

A woman walks in a straight line with the sun to her right at nine o'clock in the morning Toward which pole does she walk

North -Apex :)

Statement correctly describes how the density and temperature of air are related

less-dense air has a higher temperature

Map would most likely be used to depict the speed and direction of ocean currents

thematic

Eratosthenes determined the circumference of earth by conducting an experiment put his steps in in order as they correlate to the scientific method

1. State the Probelm

2. Make Hypothesis

3. Make Observations

Which type of maps would most likely show the elevation of the Andes mountain

Physical map

Which of the following is not likely to appear on a map A horizon B legend C compass rose D latitude lines E scale

You are unlikely to find a horizon on a map. The horizon (or skyline) is the apparent line that separates earth from sky, the line that divides all visible directions into two categories: those that intersect the Earth's surface, and those that do not.

When rocks change form in the rock cycle we see an example of the conservation of .

When rocks change form in the rock cycle, we see an example of the conservation of _____.

Which best describes the energy conversions used to make a car go down the street

Assuming it just rolls down a slope, without the engines working: gravitational potential energy will be converted to kinetic energy. The kinetic energy will eventually be converted to heat energy.

Unfortunately two dimensional maps usually shows what in area shape or scale

distortion

Unfortunately two dimensional maps usually show in area shape scale

distortion

The height of a mountain peak above sea level is

elevation

Which of the following is NOT likely to appear on a map

Horizon

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