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Flashcards in Geography Deck (51):
1

  What is the largest landlocked sea?

  Caspian Sea

2

  The Dead Sea lies between what two countries? 

  Jordan and Israel

3

  The ____ is directly west of India.

  Arabian Sea

4

 Where is the Marianas Trench located?

 Southeast of Guam 

5

  The world's tallest mountain is from base to peak is what? 

  Mauna Kea 

6

Which is the largest Ocean?

Pacific Ocean

7

What is the highest point on earth?

Mt. Everest

8

What sea is located between northern Africa and southern Europe?

Mediterranean

9

What narrow gap seperates Morocco from a small British territory?   

Strait of Gibraltar

10

What body of water sits between Baja California and mainland Mexico?

Gulf of California or Sea of Cortés

11

What sea sits between Italy and Croatia?

Adriatic Sea

12

What canal connects the Red Sea to the Mediterranean Sea?

Suez Canal

13

What sea is situated between the sland of Sakhalin and the Kamchatka Peninsula? 

Sea of Okhotsk

14

What channel is located between Madagascar and Mozambique?

Mozambique Channel

15

What sea is located between Greece and Turkey?

Aegean Sea

16

Which bay is primarily surrounded by Myanmar and India?

Bay of Bengal

17

Where are the Galapogos Islands located?

West of Ecuador

18

What is the largest lake in the world, and in which country is it?

Lake Baikal, Russia

19

What strait seperates the two islands of New Zealand?

Cook Strait

20

What sea is immediately north of Eastern Alaska and Western Canada?

Beaufort Sea

21

What lake sits between Tanzania, Malawi, and Mozambique?

Lake Nyasa

22

What lake is primarily surrounded by Tanzania and the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Lake Tanganyika

23

What body of water sits between Somalia and Yemen?

Gulf of Aden

24

What body of water seperates Saudi Arabia from Iran?

Persian Gulf

25

What body of water seperates Iceland and Greenland?

Denmark Strait

26

What body of water sits north of the city of Archangelsk and south of the Kola Peninsula?

White Sea

27

In which Ocean are the Seychelles located?

Indian Ocean

28

What strait cuts through Patagonia?

Strait of Magellan

29

What cape is located at the southern tip of South America?

Cape Horn

30

What is the largest lake in Central America?

Lake Nicaragua

31

What group of Islands controlled by the UK is located east of Patagonia?

Falkland Islands

32

What landlocked sea located between Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan is now mostly gone due to former Soviet irrigation projects?

Aral Sea

33

What major river flows north from Canada into the Beaufort Sea?

Mackenzie River

34

What is the largest river in South America?

Amazon River

35

What large island group is located far north of Norway?

  Svalbard(It is also the northernmost place in the world with a permanent population) 

36

What sea is between Sweden, Finland, and Europe?

The Baltic Sea

37

Climate is primarily determined by ______

Lattitude

38

The Nile flows in what direction?

North

39

The great lake contains __% ofthe world's fresh water

20

40

Asia is the largest of the world's continents, covering approximately __% of the Earth's land area.

30

41

What trench is the deepest point in the Atlantic Ocean?

Puerto Rico Trench

42

What is the longest, uninterrupted barrierisland found in the U.S.?

Padre Island

43

What is the largest landmass stradlinga mid-ocean ridge?

Iceland

44

What region is known by the nickname“Pirate Alley” due to the largeamounts of pirate activity in the area? 

 The Gulf of Aden

45

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)

46

What unit of distance is approximately the length ofone minute of latitude anywhere on Earth?

one nautical mile

47

Where is the continental shelf the narrowest?

Off the coast of western South America.

48

Why does Great Britain have a relatively mildclimate?

The warm Gulf Stream moderates the climate.

49

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?

Sargasso Sea

50

What bay in eastern Canada is known for its verylarge tidal range?

Bay of Fundy

51

What canal crosses France connecting the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. 

Canal du Midi