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21 Cards in this Set

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Tropic of Cancer
located at 23 ½° N
Arctic Circle
located at 66 ½° N
tropical region
area between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn; the climate here is usually very warm
Antarctic Circle
located at 66 ½° S
meridians of longitude
lines that run along the globe from north to south; they are not parallel; all meridians meet at the North and South Poles
trees, soil, water, oil, sunlight
some of our natural resources
parallels of latitude
lines that circle the globe from east to west; they are parallel to the equator
(1) geographer
a person who studies the earth
South Pole
the southernmost point on the earth; it is located on Antarctica
temperate regions
the areas between the Tropics and the Circles; the climate here changes with the seasons
North Pole
the northernmost point on the earth; it is located in the Arctic Ocean
Tropic of Capricorn
located at 23 ½° S
landform map
shows how the surface of an area looks
the normal condition of the atmosphere near the earth's surface in a particular area
temperature and altitude
two major influences in climate
natural resources
things that God put on the earth for man to use and to enjoy
polar regions
the areas around the Poles; the climate here is usually very cold
Matthew Maury
"the Pathfinder of the Seas"; he mapped the ocean currents because he read and believed Psalm 8:6-8 about the "paths of the sea"
Roald Amundsen
discovered the South Pole
an imaginary line that circles the earth halfway between the North Pole and the South Pole; it is located at 0°
half sphere; the equator divides the earth into the Northern Hemisphere, where North America and most of the earth's land are located, and the Southern Hemisphere; the prime meridian and the international date line divide the earth into the Eastern Hemisphere and the Western Hemisphere, where North America is located