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Where do lines of Latitide run?

Lines of Latitude run from East to West

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Where do lines of Longtitude run?

Lines of Longtitude run from north pole to south pole

3

Which countries are within North America?

Canada and USA.

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Pacific Ocean:

Pacific ocean- is the largest ocean covering 31% pf the worlds surface

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Arctic Ocean:

Arctic Ocean-is the smallest ocean and most of the ocean is covered with a frozen surface

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Atlantic ocean:

Atlantic Ocean:is the second largest ocean and is about 15% of earths surface

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Eurasia:

Eurasia-is made up of Asia and Europe and covers 36% of Earths surface

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Africa:

Africa-covers 20% of the earths land surface

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North America:

North America- covers 16% of land surface

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South America:

South America-covers 12% of earths land surface

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Antarctica:

Antarctica-covers 9% of Earths surface

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Oceanna:

Oceanna- covers 6% pf the land surface

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What is topography?

Topography: the shape of land surface of the earth

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Mountains:

Mountains- irregular surfaces at high elevations

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Hills:

Hills- are similar to mountains but lower

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Plateaus(also called tablelands)

Plateaus-large,flat areas at higher elevations than the rest of the land

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Plains:

Plains-extensive regions that are relatively flat and often treeless

18

Name the top 5 most developed countries

1.Norway
2.Iceland
3.Australia
4.Luxembourg
5.Canaduh

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Name 5 least developed countries

1.Niger
2.Sierra Leone
3.Burkina Faso
4.Mali
5.Chad

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Explain migration

Explain migration
migration-the movement from place to place

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Explain Emigration

Explain Emigration
Emigration-movement of people out of a country

22

Explain Immigration

Explain Immigration
Immigration-movement of people into a country

23

What are antipodes?

A pair of points taht are on opposite sides of a planet

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What is the equator?

The line fastest rotation on the earth. It is a full circumfererence, located midway between poles.

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What are poles?

The two ends of the axis around which the earth rotates (North pole and South pole)

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What is a compass rose?

The compass rose has been included on maps since at least 1300s. The term rose came from the compass points, which resemble petals of the flower.

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What is a map progection?

The representation on a flat surface of part or all the surface of the earth.

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What is a mercator progection?

The Mercator progection presented by the Flemish geographer and cartographer Gerardus Mercator in 1569

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What is the Winkel-Tripel?

The Winkel tripel projection (Winkel III)by Oswald Winkel in 1921.

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What is the Interrupted Goode Homolosine Progection?

In 1923 by J. Paul Goode.