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Java Games GWD 00 Geography

LatitudeImaginary lines running east to west. They are used to measure distance north and south of the equator.
LongitudeImaginary lines running North to South. They are used to measure distance east and west of the prime meridian.
Scalea measuring line that helps you determine distance on a map
Compass RoseA symbol on a map which show the cardinal directions (North, South, East, West)
BasinArea of land drained by a river
CapePoint of land that curves into a body of water. (gun show)
Deltaa flat low lying island the mouth of a river that is build up by soil being caried down stream.
Isthmusnarrow stretch of land connecting two larger land masses.
Mesaa broad flat area of land that is higher than a plain but lower than a plateau.
MouthThe place where a stream or river ends by flowing into a bigger body of water
Peninsulabody of land jutting into a lake or ocean, surrounded by water on three sides.
Plateauarea of flat rolling land at high elevation.
Soundbody of water between a coastline and one or more islands
Sourcethe place where a river /stream begins
Tributarysmall river/stream that flows into a larger river

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