Third Western Hemisphere vocabulary quiz
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the area on the earth between 23 1/2 degrees North and 23 1/2 South lines of latitude, where the climate is almost always hot.
resmbling the tropics, especially in being very hot and wet/humid.
all the plant life found in an area.
the half of the earth comprising(consiting of) North and South America and their surrounding waters west of the Prime Meridian.
the half of the earth east of the Prime Meridian.
the half of the earth north of the Equator
trees that always maintain either cones or needles at all seasons of the year, such as fir, spruce or pine.
trees whose leaves fall off at the end of a season.
things that distinguish one place from another
describe the people of a place,(past or present) and their human-made features such as buildings, languages, religions, economic activities, and political systems.
explains the meaning of the symbols on the map.
the pictures, shapes, or colors on a map that stand for objects, places, or people.
the point on a map or globe where a line of latitude and longitude cross.
imaginary lines on a map or globe that measure distance north and south of the Equator and distance east and west of the Prime Meridian.
a circle of constant longitude passing through a given place on the earth's suface and the terrestrial poles
each of the imaginary lines that show the latitudes on the earth's surface.