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

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