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

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