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

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