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

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