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

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