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

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