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64. Everyone's favirote country
25. Wearing away of earths surface
29. Avg. date of summer solstice
16. 'sphere: Earths crust
9. Degree of latitude of Tropic of Capricorn (add direction)
22. Plate movement: Sea plates pull apart, causing rifts
8. Degree of latitude of Tropic of Cancer (add direction)
41. Type of climate region (savanna, rainforest)
1. Map projection; good balance between size and shape
18. 'sphere: layer of gas
24. Process that breaks down Earth's rocks into smaller pieces
32. Avg. date of Fall (autumnal) equinox
17. 'sphere: water
14. Region type: Defined by central place and surrounding area
51. Most efficent path for global travel
7. Where something is located in relation to something else
52. If there was a map of Earth and a map of Chicago, which would be 'large scale'
23. Fertile yellow, gray soil deposited by wind/fertile soil
55. Career name: weather forcasters
40. Effect that makes the winds/current in the northern hemisphere rotate clockwise , and wind/water currents in the south rotate counter-clockwise
4. Map projection; rectangular, major distortions near poles
35. Prevailing Winds in temperate zones
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30. Avg. date of winter solstice
31. Avg. date of Spring (vernal) equinox
60. Frequently windless areas near tropics
57. What hemisphere is Africa NOT in?
27. Large piles of debris left by glaciers
53. Direction Earth rotates
47. Type of natural vegetation (evergreen trees)
43. Type of climate region (high elevation)
12. Degree of longitude of International Date Line (add direction)
42. Type of climate region (steppe, desert)
44. Type of climate region (marine, mediterranean, humid subtropical/continental)
54. Career name: mapmakers
34. Prevailing Winds in polar zones
20. Plate movement: heavier plate dives beneath lighter plate
15. Region type: Defined by popular feelings and images
59. Frequently windless areas near equator
11. Degree of latitude of Antarctic Circle(add direction)
28. Process of turning seawater into freshwater
37. Water current that runs south along western shore of africa, near Cape Verde
62. Name one negative effect of urbinizaion
2. Map projection; minor distortions, poles have most distortion
58. What would happen if Earth's Core could not be released?
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33. Revolution of Earth in days
13. Region type: Defined by common characteristic
10. Degree of latitude of Arctic Circle (add direction)
3. Map projection; shows size and shape perfectly but distance is distorted
61. Name year earth's population reached 1 billion, 3 billion, 6 billion, 7 billion
5. Map projection; circular; usually used for showing hemispheres
6. Precise point where something is located
36. Prevailing Winds in tropical zones
38. Water current south of US
48. Type of natural vegetation (evergreen and seasonal trees)
26. Name one cause of erosion?
63. Subdivisions of religons
50. Permanently frozen subsoil
56. Why does mantle move
21. Plate Movement: Lighter plate dives below heavy plate; can cause underwater mountians
45. Type of climate region (Subarctic, Tundra, Icecap)
46. Type of natural vegetation (thickets of woody bushes and short trees)
19. 'sphere: part of earth supporting life
39. Water current that gives Europe a temperate climate
49. Area of lush vegetation in otherwise dry area

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