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The absolute location of our school is 14850 S.W. Cottonwood Circle Miami, Florida 33185.


The relative location of our school is that it is located to the right from our middle school


Historical Map

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Political Map

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San Diego is located Southeast from Miami

Topographical Map

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 The legends and symbols of a map let us now what certain things on the map mean such as a star next to the name of the city would mean it is the capital of the state. The legends on the map let us now this by telling us what each symbol represents. 

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It is 300 miles from Miami to San Diego

Mercator Projection:

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 A  Mercator Projection are used for navigation because of the line draw between 2 points on the Earth was good for navigation and also the distances can be measured in straight lines.

Peters Map Projection:

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The Peters Map Projection global maps of useful proportions and most of the countries ini this world can  be indentified.It is the best for equal area projections.

8 Major Physical Features in the United States:

  1. Rocky Mountain Range Located: Western North America
  

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2. Mt. Saint Helens Located: Washington State

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3. Angel Falls Waterfall Located: Venezuela

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4. Nile River Located: Northern Africa

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5. Agulhas Plateau Located: SouthWestern Indian Ocean

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6. Sahara Dessert Located: Africa

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7. Lake Okeechobee Located: Florida

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 Created by:
Rosa Colon
Rachel Colome