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

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