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

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