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Latitude is measured north and south of what imaginary line?
Equator
Which of the following is not a city? Bangladesh, Tokyo, Amsterdam, New Delhi
Bangladesh
What is the name given to a point of land extending into a body of water?
A cape
Is the Antarctic Circle north or south of the equator?
South
What are the names of the four hemispheres of the Earth?
Northern, Southern, Eastern, Western
Which of the following isn't a state? Delaware, Dallas, Kansas, Arkansas
Dallas
What does a star or dot in a circle usually mean on a map?
National capital
All lines of longitude are measured east and west of what imaginary line?
Prime Meridian
What's name of the imaginary line 180 degrees east & west of the Prime Meridian where the date becomes 1 day earlier to the east line?
International Date Line
What are the names of the oceans of the Earth?
Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, Arctic
How many states are part of the contiguous United States?
48
Locate the Arabian Peninsula on a map. Write the definition of a peninsula.
A strip of land surrounded by water on 3 sides
Is the Tropic of Cancer north or south of the Equator?
North
What are the names of the Earth's continents?
North America, South America, Asia, Africa, Australia, Europe, Antartica
What term is used to describe an area of land and is completely surrounded by water?
an Island
What is the most southen point in the world called?
south pole
what lines meassure distance east & west of the Prime Meridian?
lines of longitude
What is the definition of a gulf?
a large arm of a body of water partly surrounded by land
What part of a map contains information on what the symbols mean?
map key or legend
What city would be next to the star symbol in the state of Washington?
Olympia
Which pole is not located on a continent?
North pole
In what part of the United States is Washington D.C. located?
Northeastern U.S./ Maryland
What continents have a capital "A" in their names?
Asia, Africa, Australia, Antarctica, North America, South America
In what direction would you be going if you were to fly from South Dakota to North Carolina?
Southeast