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Mapping & Geography“Writing the World”geo = world or earthgraph = to write or to chartPart I Themes of GeographyGeography BasicsGeography:the study or charting of the EarthContinent:one of several large landmasses on earthwhich usually include: Asia, Africa, NorthAmerica, South America, Antarctica, Europe,and Australia4 oceans: Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, ArcticHemisphere: Any half of the earth– The world has 4 hemispheres: Eastern,Western, Northern, SouthernThe World “divided”• What are the 7 continents, 4 oceans,Hemispheres, Equator, Prime Meridian,North/South Pole. What is a compassrose?Outline each hemisphereGeography BasicsEquator:is a latitude line that circles the Earth exactlyhalfway between the North + South Poles, orzero degreesPrime Meridian:Is a longitude line that runs through Greenwich,England, and is 0 degrees longitude.• All longitude lines begin and end at the Northand South polescompass rose, a figure on a map used to display thecardinal directionsLabel the continents ...