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

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