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

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