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38th parallel north

Line of latitude that divided Korea after WWII

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Adriatic Sea

Separates Italy from the Balkan Peninsula

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Aegean Sea

Separates Greece and turkey

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Arabian Sea

Branch of Indian Ocean between India, the Arabian peninsula and Somalia

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Atlas Mountains

Northwest Africa

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Black Sea

Separates parts of Europe and Asia

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Caspian Sea

Largest inland body of water located in Asia

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Death Valley

California desert with the hottest and lowest location in North America

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El Niño southern oscillation

Tropical Pacific Ocean warms every 5 years

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English Channel

Separates France from Great Britain

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Erie Canal

Connects Lake Erie to Atlantic

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Everglades

Wetlands in Florida

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Kalahari desert

Southern Africa

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Kremlin

Moscow residence of Russian president

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La Niña

Tropical pacific cools every 5 years

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Lake titicaca

Largest lake in South America

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Lake Victoria

Largest lake in Africa

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Louisiana purchase

French sold Louisiana territory to U.S. In 1803

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Mesopotamia

Modern Iraq

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Mount Kilimanjaro

Tallest mountain in Africa (Tanzania)

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Oceania

Large portion of pacific containing thousands of islands

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Persian gulf

Part of Indian Ocean between Iran and the Arabian peninsula

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Strait of Magellan

Connects Atlantic and pacific south of South America

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Suez Canal

Connects Mediterranean to Red Sea

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Tropic of Cancer

Most northerly place the sun can be overhead

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Tropic of Capricorn

Most southerly place the sun can be overhead

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Volga

Longest river on Europe running through central Russia