Flashcards in Geography Deck (51)
What is the largest landlocked sea?
The Dead Sea lies between what two countries?
Jordan and Israel
The ____ is directly west of India.
Where is the Marianas Trench located?
Southeast of Guam
The world's tallest mountain is from base to peak is what?
Which is the largest Ocean?
What is the highest point on earth?
What sea is located between northern Africa and southern Europe?
What narrow gap seperates Morocco from a small British territory?
Strait of Gibraltar
What body of water sits between Baja California and mainland Mexico?
Gulf of California or Sea of Cortés
What sea sits between Italy and Croatia?
What canal connects the Red Sea to the Mediterranean Sea?
What sea is situated between the sland of Sak halin and the Kamchatka Peninsula?
Sea of Okhotsk
What channel is located between Madagascar and Mozambique?
What sea is located between Greece and Turkey?
Which bay is primarily surrounded by Myanmar and India?
Bay of Bengal
Where are the Ga lapogos Islands located?
West of Ecuador
What is the largest lake in the world, and in whic h country is it?
Lake Baikal, Russia
What strait seperates the two islands of New Zealand ?
What sea is immediately north of Eastern Alaska and Western Canada?
What lake sits between Tanzania, Malawi, an d Mozambique?
What lake is pri marily surrounded by Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of the Congo
What body of water sits between Somalia and Yemen?
Gulf of Aden
What body of w ater seperates Saudi Arabia from Iran?
What body of water seperates Iceland and Greenland?
What body of water sits north of the city o f Archangelsk and south of the Kola Peninsula?
In which Ocean are the Seychelles located?
What strait cuts through Patagonia?
Strait of Magellan
What cape is located at the southern tip of South America?
What is the largest lake in Central America?
What group of Islands controlled by the UK is located east of Patagonia?
What landlocked sea located between Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan is now mostly gone due to former Soviet irrigation projects?
What major river flows north from Canada into the Beaufort Sea?
What is the largest river in South America?
What large island group is located far north of Norway?
Svalbard(It is also the northernmost place in the world with a permanent population)
What sea is betw een Sweden, Finland, and Europe?
The Baltic Sea
Climate is prim arily determined by ______
The Nile flo ws in what direction?
The great lake c ontains __% ofthe world's fresh water
Asia is the largest of th e world's continents, covering approximately __% of the Earth's land area.
What trench is the d eepest point in the Atlantic Ocean?
Puerto Rico Trench
What is the longest, uninterrupted barrierisland found in the U.S.?
What is the large st landmass stradlinga mid-ocean ridge?
What region is known by the nickname“Pira te Alley” due to the largeamounts of pirate activity in the area?
The Gulf of Aden
Name the strait which connects the Red Seaand the Gulf of Adenand is known as the "Gate of Tears."
Bab el Mandeb(also acceptable are Mandab Strait or Mandib Strait)
What unit of distance is approximately the length ofone minute of latitude anywhere on Earth?
one nautical mile
Where is the continental shelf the narrowest?
Off the coast of western South America.
Why does Gre at Britain have a relatively mildclimate?
The warm Gulf Stream moderates the climate.
What area of the ocean was Columbus referring towhen he wrote about a sea full of vegetationresembling pine branches so dense he thought itwas shallow and the ships would run aground?
What bay in e astern Canada is known for its verylarge tidal range?
Bay of Fundy