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Which theme of Geography explains the idea of Latitude and Longitude?
Location
Which theme of Geography explains immigration?
Movement
What type of map distorts land mass, Robinson or Mercator?
Mercator
Which of the following four is not an example of a basic landforM? Hill, Mountain, Plateau, or Piedmont.
Piedmont
The theme of Locations is divided into two parts, Exact and Relative location, GPS is and example of which type of location?
Exact location.
Physical geographical features are made by nature or man?
Nature
Name the five Themes of Geography?
Region, Place, Location, Movement, Interaction
Is the Spread of Islam an example for the Theme of Movement?
Yes
How many time zones are ther on the earth?
24 zones
Steppe climate is found in which region of the United States?
The Great Plains
An area that is cold all year round with little vegetation in the northern part of Alaska is? Sub Artic or Tundra
Tundra
The study of People, the Environment, and its resources iscalled? History or Geography
Geography
A map maker is called a ? Navigator or Carographer
Cartographor
The average weather for a period of 20-30 years is known as..weather or climate?
Climate
What is the name of the line of longitude that runs through Greenwich, England at zero degrees east or west..the equator or the Prime Meredian?
The Prime Meredian
A piece of land surrounded on three sides of water is..pennisula or island?
Pennisula
Area formed by soil deposits at the mouth of a river is..a strait or a delta?
Delta
A deep, narrow valley with high steep sides is...a plateau or canyon?
Canyon
Narrow channel that connects two large bodies of water is...isthmus or strait?
Strait
Large area of high, flat, gently rolling land is...plateau or hills?
Plateau
High, steep, rugged land that rises sharply above surrounding land is..mountain or volcano?
Mountain
Low land area lying along an ocean is..grassland or coastal plain?
Coastal plain
Height above sea level is..below sea level or altitude?
Altitude
Low land with moist soils and tall grass is..marsh or plains?
Marsh
A chain of islands is.. pennisula or Archipelago?
Archipelago
Large stream of water that empties into an ocean, lake or another river is...spring or river?
River
Stream or small river that feeds a large river is.. tributary or lake?
Tributary
A circular chain of islands that surround a lagoon is..Archipelago or atoll?
Atoll
A large area of natural grasslands with few or no trees is.. tundra or prairie?
Prairie