World Map Study Guide 1. North, East, South, and West are known as _____________________ 2. The “in-between” points on the compass rose, such as northeast and southwest, are known as __________________________ 3. The smallest continent in the world is _____________________ 4. The largest continent in the world is ____________________ 5. Parallels of __________________ circle Earth from west to east. 6. Meridians of _____________________ meet at the poles. 7. The starting place for measuring longitude is at 0º and is called the ____________________ 8. The starting point for measuring latitude is the ____________________ 9. The line of latitude situated at 23 1/2º N latitude is called the ____________________ 10. The most northern point on Earth is the ____________________ 11. When you face north, east is to your ____________________ 12. Most of Earth’s surface is covered with ____________________ 13. Know what a compass rose looks like 14. Be able to label and draw the following on a world map: a. b. c. d. e. f. g. h. i. Four Hemispheres Greenwich Equator Meridian Longitude Latitude The four oceans The seven continents The Cardinal Points 15. Be able to draw and label a compass rose on the world map.