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The Earth
by Paz de la Rosa
2013
There are 2 important movements
that affect The Earth
ROTATION: The earth
moves arond its own axis.
This movement takes 24...
Thanks of rotation movement we've got
day and night
REVOLUTION or TRANSLATION: The Earth moves
around the Sun, it takes 365 days (one year).
The principal
concequences of this
movement are the
seasons of the year:
spring, summer, autumn
and winter
The representation of The Earth
Our planet has the form of a
sphere. We can represent it with a
globe

Or a map.
A cartogr...
The geographical
coordinates
We use imaginary lines to
find any place on the
Earth. People call these
lines meridian and
p...
MERIDIANS are vertical
lines.
The first meridian is called
Greenwich.

PARARELLELS are
horizontal lines.
The first paralle...
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  1. 1. The Earth by Paz de la Rosa 2013
  2. 2. There are 2 important movements that affect The Earth ROTATION: The earth moves arond its own axis. This movement takes 24 hours.
  3. 3. Thanks of rotation movement we've got day and night
  4. 4. REVOLUTION or TRANSLATION: The Earth moves around the Sun, it takes 365 days (one year).
  5. 5. The principal concequences of this movement are the seasons of the year: spring, summer, autumn and winter
  6. 6. The representation of The Earth Our planet has the form of a sphere. We can represent it with a globe Or a map. A cartographer is a person who creates maps.
  7. 7. The geographical coordinates We use imaginary lines to find any place on the Earth. People call these lines meridian and parallels.
  8. 8. MERIDIANS are vertical lines. The first meridian is called Greenwich. PARARELLELS are horizontal lines. The first parallels is called Equator.
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