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Geo flashcards

geo final practice

Peninsula Piece of land with water on three sides
Water covers what percentage of the earth's surface? 70.78%
Drought long pierod of extreme dryness
As eleavtion gets higher; temperature gets altitude
land covers about what percent of the earth's surface? 29.22%
renewable resources can be grown again
elevation height above sea level
northern and southern hemispheres have opposite seasons
the shortest day of the year occures in what seasons? winter
valleys, mountains, plains, are examples of landforms
largest ocean pacific ocean
what climates are hot tropical
hottest temperatures on earth found at what latitude line equator
what has the largest basin rain forest in the world amazon rainforest
coal and oil are examples of what fuels fossil
deforestation widespead cutting of forests
physical geography covers the topics related to the surface of the earth
human geograohy the study of culture
geographers studys the earth's phiscal environment and habitat
name three uses of geography locating, mapping landmarks, mapping dangers
regions areas that share common characteristics
landform individual features of land
environment natral
there are how many themes in geography 5
globe round reprentation of the earth
the earth has how many hemispheres 4
latitude lines are what lines that run what and what parrellel lines that run E to W
longitude lines are what lines that run what to what imaginary lines that run N to S
absolute location exact location
a map contains a map key, scale bar, compass rose, and a title
two examples of a general purpose map are political and physical
two examples of a spiecal purpose map are climate and resource map
graphs summurizing and precenting viually
charts graphic ways of presenting information clearly
pictograph a graph in which small symbols reprecent quntities
climograph combination bar and line graph giving information about temperature and precipitation
in a market economy what or who make the decisions about what to produce, but in a command economy the what or who does people government
geographers divide the world into what regions culture
people express their culture through the arts
what allows people to communicate language
ethnic group share the same culture
what helps people answer questions about life's meaning relgion
dictator rules with absolute rule
a market economy is based upon free enterprize
civilizations are highly developed culture
what is a local form of language dialect
culture a way of life how people live
an economic system sets forth rules on how goods and services are produced and sold or exchanged
cultural diffusion is the process of spreading what to other cultures ideas
largest continent asia
highest mountain everest
largest lake Caspin Sea
longest river nile
largest freshwater lake superior
smallest continent alstralia
milville's absolute location 39 degrees N 75 degrees S
millvile's relative location SW of pennsylvania
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