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What lines run east and west around Earth? latitude lines
What is it called when two lines are parallel to each other? Parallels
What lines run north and south around Earth? longitude lines
What is another way to call longitude? Meridians
When used together, latitude and longitude lines form a pattern called what? Global grid
In the Northern Hemisphere, at about latitude 23 degrees north is what tropic? Tropic of Cancer
South of the equator, at about latitude 23 degrees south is what tropic? Tropic of Capricorn
The section between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Carpricorn is known as what? Tropical zone
What is another word for Tropical zone? Torrid zone
The latitude in the Northern hemisphere, north of 66.5 degrees north latitude is called what? Arctic circle
The latitude in the Southern Hemisphere, south of 66.5 degrees south latitude is called what? Antarctic Circle
The zones north of the arctic circle and south of the antarctic circle are known as the what? Frigid zones
What is another word for frigid zones? Polar regions
The parts between the arctic circle, the Tropic of cancer, and between the Antarctic circle and the Tropic of Capricorn are known as what? Temperate zone
What is the imaginary line between the North pole and the South pole called? Axis
Created by: vegajaquelin