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

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