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71% of the Earth is covered in _____.
water
29% of the Earth is covered in _____.
land
The largest ocean on Earth is the _____.
pacific
The largest continent on Earth is ____.
asia
The movement of water from the Earth's surface to its atmosphere and back again is called the _____ _____. (two words)
water cycle
The imaginary line around the middle of the Earth is called the _____.
equator
The equator divides the Earth into the northern and southern _____.
hemispheres
Imaginary lines that run up and down, or north and south, on a map indicate _____.
longitude
Imaginary lines that run parallel to the equator, or east to west, indicate _____.
latitude
What modern technology gives us fairly precise representations of the Earth's surface by taking pictures?
satellites
The _____ around the Earth keeps out harmful radiation from the Sun.
atmosphere