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1

List the provinces and their capitals 🌞

Western cape - Cape Town
Northern cape - Kimberley
Eastern cape - Bisho
Kwazulu - natal - Pietermaritzburg
Free state - Bloemfontein
North west - mafikeng
Gauteng - Johannesburg
Mpumalanga - mbombela
Limpopo - polokwane

2

Legislative, judicial and administrative capital ?

1 - Cape Town
2 - Bloemfontein
3 - Pretoria

3

What are latitude and longitude ?

Lines used to locate coordinates on the earth or map

4

Which way do latitude lines run ?

Horizontally

5

What is the location of 0 degrees north and south ?

North - North Pole
South - South Pole

6

What line is located at 0 degrees ?

The equator

7

What is the equator

An imaginary line that separates the earth into northern and Southern Hemispheres

8

What is the length of the equator ?

40 075 Km

9

Which direction do lines of longitude run ?

Verticallyyyy

10

What is located at 0 degrees longitude ?

Greenwich meridian or prime meridian

11

What do the 180 degree north and south form ?

International date line

12

Johan us the circumference of the earth ?

The equator - 40 075 km

13

What happens if you measure through the poles ?

Circumference becomes 40 008 km because the earth is wider than it is tall

14

What is the tropic of cancers coordinates ?

23,5 degrees N

15

Latitudes coordinates ?

23,5 degrees S

16

When you explain a route to someone what do you tell them ?

{ which direction they must go
{ approximate distance from the points along the route
{ landmarks they will pass

17

What is a word scale ?

Statement telling us how much actual distance on the ground 1 cm on the map represents

18

What is a line scale ?

A line divided up so that each division represents a certain distance on the ground

19

What is the difference between a large scale map and a small scale map ?

Large scale map - lot of detail , small area
Small scale map - less detail over a bigger area

20

What questions do geographers ask in current events ?

< what happened ?
< where did it happen ?
< when did it happen ?
< why did it happen ?
< how did it happen ?

21

What is an Ariel photo ?

Photo taken of an area of land from an aeroplane

22

What is a topographical map ?

Accurate large scale map with colour and symbols to show were natural and human made features are located

23

What is an orthophotograph?

Combination of an Ariel photo and a map