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An explanation of symbols and features on a map. 

It shares common characteristics such a physical features, climate, and language. 

A projection that shows latitude lines evenly spaced along longitude lines and become closer in distance as they approach the poles as if a cone had been placed over the top of the globe.  

Areas of land that are flooded either permanently or seasonally.  

The imaginary line that divides the earth, creating the Northern Hemisphere and the Southern Hemisphere.  

Trees or shrubs that shed their leaves annually. 

The 24 standard divisions of earth's time according to the lines of longitude. 

Imaginary parallel lines that measure degrees in distances and run north and south of the equator. 

A projection that shows reference lines on a map where the areas farthest from the equator are distorted by size and longitude and latitude are shown as lines that cross at right angles.  

A biological community where plants, animals, and humans can interact with their physical environment.  
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