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Beginner's World Atlas Games

connectsbrings together
mapmakera person who makes maps
peelpull off
mapa drawing of how a place looks from above
compasshelps you travel in the right direction
scaletells you the distance on a map
map keyhelps you understand the symbols used by the mapmaker to show things like houses, play areas, and schools on the map
featurestraits or characteristics
physical mapuses symbols to show where mountains, deserts, forests and other features of the land
continentsbiggest land masses
islandssmaller pieces of land that are surrounded by water
peninsulaland that is nearly surrounded by water
oceanslargest bodies of water
lakesbodies of water surrounded by land
riverlarge stream of water
map symbolsshow the features that appear on the physical maps

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