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Geography - Goff

Test One in History is over GEOGRAPHY

0 degrees longitude Prime Meridian
Lines of longitude are called meridians
0 degrees latitude is called Equator
lines of latitude are called parallels
The United States is located in the __________ Hemisphere and the ______________ Hemisphere. Western; Northern
The unique characteristics of your area would be described in what theme of geography? Place
This theme of geography discusses how people connect to other people across the world. Movement
This theme of geography answers the question, "How do people in one area relate to people in other areas?" Movement
Plant and animal life, mountains, language, religion, and architecture are all characteristics of an area that falls under what theme of geography? Place
Two types of location Absolute and Relative
How do you find absolute location? longitude and latitude
What map feature shows distance? map scale
To figure out what the lines, symbols, and/or colors mean on a map, you would refer to the __________. map key
To find the absolute location of a city, you would use: longitude and latitude
west is to the left
To find the names of major cities in the USA, you would use a ___________ map. political
shows elevations physical map
to find out whether there are mountains in Italy, you would use a __________ map. physical
first step in finding longitude and latitude start at 0
Is this correct? 60 E, 60 N no. north and south go before east and west
Give the relative location of Europe west of Asia, north of Africa, south of Arctic Ocean, east of Atlantic Ocean
which ocean rests between asia and North America Pacific
Which ocean rests south of asia? indian
This theme of geography tells you absolute and relative location
"It's located between the movie theater and the school." This is an example of what? relative location
Mountains do what? Protect from enemies
Rivers do what? Provide fresh water, enable you to fish, help with trade
Oceans do what? enable you to fish, help with trade
Created by: laurencgoff