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

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