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Atlas
Introduction• An Atlas is a book of maps which contains  small scale maps• The most common Atlas is the world map
Oceans• Bodies of water is called ocean. Geographer have divided  the oceans into 5 oceans. Namely, Arctic Ocean, Atlantic...
Continents• Large mass of land is called continent. Geographers have  divided the continents into 7 continents.  Namely, A...
Latitudes• Latitudes are imaginary horizontal lines that runs in an east  west direction round the Earth. The main latitud...
Longitudes• Longitudes are imaginary vertical lines that  runs in a north south direction round the  Earth. Greenwich Meri...
Locating places using latitudes and              longitudes• We write the latitude then longitude of the  place to find th...
Summary An Atlas is a book of small scale maps. The mostcommon Atlas is the world map. Bodies of wateris called ocean. The...
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Secondary 1 Geography-Atlas

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Secondary 1 Geography-Atlas

  1. 1. Atlas
  2. 2. Introduction• An Atlas is a book of maps which contains small scale maps• The most common Atlas is the world map
  3. 3. Oceans• Bodies of water is called ocean. Geographer have divided the oceans into 5 oceans. Namely, Arctic Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, Indian Ocean, Pacific Ocean and Southern Ocean
  4. 4. Continents• Large mass of land is called continent. Geographers have divided the continents into 7 continents. Namely, Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America and South America
  5. 5. Latitudes• Latitudes are imaginary horizontal lines that runs in an east west direction round the Earth. The main latitude on Earth is the Equator(0°),Tropic Of Cancer(23.5°N),Tropic of Capricorn(23.5°S),Arctic Circle(66.5°N),Antarctic Circle(66.5°S),North Pole(90°N) and South Pole(90°S)
  6. 6. Longitudes• Longitudes are imaginary vertical lines that runs in a north south direction round the Earth. Greenwich Meridian A.K.A Prime Meridian is at 0°
  7. 7. Locating places using latitudes and longitudes• We write the latitude then longitude of the place to find the exact places.
  8. 8. Summary An Atlas is a book of small scale maps. The mostcommon Atlas is the world map. Bodies of wateris called ocean. There are 5 oceans. Large mass ofland is called continent. There are 7 continents.Latitudes are imaginary horizontal lines that runsin an east west direction round the Earth.Longitudes are imaginary vertical lines that runsin a north south direction round the Earth. To findplaces, write the latitude of the place then thelongitude

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