Flashcards in Test 6 (Final Exam) Deck (53):
What is the wide mouth where the ocean tide meets a river current called?
What is the world's highest navigable freshwater lake?
What is the world's highest waterfall?
What is the longest mountain range on land?
What is the world's largest desert?
What is the world's largest canyon?
What is the world's largest inland seaway?
the St. Lawrence Seaway
What is the world's largest island?
What is the world's largest freshwater lake in area?
What is the world's longest river?
What is the world's biggest natural structure formed by living things?
Great Barrier Reef
What country prohibits the killing of cattle?
What city do both Jews and Muslims consider a holy city?
What is the only Asian country where a majority of people practice Roman Catholicism?
About 1/4 of what country is polder that was taken from the sea by using dikes, dams, and windmills to drain water from the land?
Afrikaners are the Dutch inhabitants of what country?
Which African country was settled by freed slaves?
A gold rush in 1851 caused the population of what country to increase by 200%?
What mountain range is considered the "Backbone of North America?"
What is Canada's French province?
What country became the Western Hemisphere's first Communist dictatorship?
Which South American lake is the continent's largest?
What is the highest peak in the Western Hemisphere?
What canal of North America provides passage for ships traveling between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans?
the Panama Canal
What religion do the majority of South Americans practice?
What country produces more emeralds than any other country?
What is the official language of Brazil?
What separates South America from Antarctica?
The Galapagos Islands belong to which nation?
What is South America's largest city in population?
Sao Paulo, Brazil
What country is known as the "Granary of the South"?
Who is remembered for leading Venezuela and several other South American countries to independence from Spain?
Where did Francisco Pizarro conquer the Inca Indians?
Capital: South Korea
Capital: the Netherlands
Capital: North Korea
Physical and Political South America:
Tierra del Fuego
See Map Projects and Text book
Cape of Good Hope
International Date Line
Tropic of Capricorn
Tropic of Cancer
See Map studys and text