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

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