Study of Earth Representations: Globe vs Map
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Study of Earth Representations: Globe vs Map

Explore the different ways the Earth is represented through a globe and a map. Learn about the three-dimensional view presented by a globe, accurately depicting oceans, continents, and their positions on Earth.

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What does a globe represent?

A three-dimensional view of the earth

How does a globe help in understanding the earth's features?

It helps understand parallels, meridians, day-night occurrences, seasons, and the tilt of the earth's axis.

What are some limitations of using a globe for studying the earth?

Difficult to carry around, lacks details like towns, villages, roads, and railways.

What shape is the earth according to the availability of actual photographs and pictures?

<p>Spherical</p> Signup and view all the answers

What does a globe represent?

<p>A three-dimensional view of the earth</p> Signup and view all the answers

What advantage does a globe provide in terms of understanding latitudes and longitudes?

<p>Better idea due to being three-dimensional</p> Signup and view all the answers

How does a globe help in understanding the occurrence of day and night?

<p>By showing the tilt of the earth's axis</p> Signup and view all the answers

What are some limitations of using a globe for studying the earth?

<p>Difficult to carry around and cannot show detailed features like towns and roads</p> Signup and view all the answers

Why might using an inflated globe made of plastic still be inconvenient?

<p>Inflating and fixing at the axis takes a lot of time</p> Signup and view all the answers

What feature of the earth's axis can only be understood through a globe?

<p>Tilt</p> Signup and view all the answers

What aspect of the earth cannot be studied effectively using a globe?

<p>Specific parts like towns, villages, roads, and railways</p> Signup and view all the answers

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