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A map and the globe

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A globe is round. A globe is a model. It is a model of Earth. A globe shows oceans. A globe shows countries. A globe shows lakes. Some globes show mountains. Some globes show ocean currents.
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A map is flat. A map is not round. A map does not show the true shape of Earth. Why? It is hard to draw a flat map of the round Earth. Maps can show us a lot. They can show us where things are. They can show us where to go.
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