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Natural Science Lecture 01/04/2008 11:59:00 Read Lab Manuel for Physical Geology, pp. 69-84 Team Test, Tuesday, April 15, 1-1:50PM, JSA Maps Common Types: Physical Maps ( show continents, oceans, mountains, rivers, streams, lakes,  etc.) We get our maps from the United States Geological Survey Latitude and Longitude coordinate system for planet Earth used since ancient times Lines of latitude (parallels) run east and west, measure angles north or south  of equator. Declination Lines of longitude (meridians) run north and south, measure east or west of  the prime meridian.  Right Ascension. See lab manual fig. 3.1, pg 70  Approximate Latitude = angle of Polaris (North Star) above the horizon  (changes as move north and south)
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