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

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