World map with lines. This printable map of the world is labeled with the names of all seven continents plus oceans. World map find here the best map of the world labeled with country name this is purely a online digital world geography map in english with all countries labeled. Suitable for classrooms or any use. World maps form a distinctive category of maps due to the problem of projection.
Used since the 16th century for navigation straight lines on this map can be used accurately as compass bearings but the size and shape of continents are distorted. Latitude shown as a horizontal line is the angular distance in degrees minutes and seconds of a point north or south of the equator. Two imaginary sets of lines the longitudes and latitudes drawn around the world to make a grid give us the geographical co ordinates of any place. War at sea the battle of jutland between the british and the germans involving some 250 warships was the biggest naval battle of the war.
How to use this map. Physical map of the world shown above the map on the bottom of this page is a terrain relief image of the world with the boundaries of major countries shown as white lines. The mercator projection used here is one way of looking at the spherical earth as a flat map. Lines of latitude are often referred to as parallels.
A world map is a map of most or all of the surface of the earth.