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

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