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1. A line which resembles a ruler and is used to measure distance on a map is called the _______.
2. The decorative frame, or graphic ornamentation, found on or surrounding older maps and charts is called _____.
3. The angle between true (geographic) north and magnetic north (where a compass needle points) is known as magnetic ______.
4. In cartography, all features on a map associated with water (rivers, lakes, shoreline, marshes) are known as ______.
5. The procedure which ensures that separate map sheets covering adjacent regions fit exactly together is known as _____.
6. Verifying what is shown on a map manuscript or compilation by comparing it with what is actually on the ground is called ____.
7. A crescent-shaped map of a region of the Earth between two lines of longitude, which may be fitted to the surface of a globe with a minimum of distortion is called a ____.
8. A map located within the border of a larger map and which depicts an area of the main map at a larger scale is known as ______.
9. The description or explanation of the map's symbology is found in the map _____.
10. In mapmaking, film which is coated with a photo-etchable emulsion, and used in the process of color separation to produce open window negatives is known as a _____.
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