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What is an example of absolute location?
A."northwest of Boston, Massachusetts"
B."near the prime meridian"
C."on the border between Pakistan and India"
D."40 degrees south latitude, 20 degrees west longitude"
D."40 degrees south latitude, 20 degrees west longitude"
What is the exact spot on the earth were a place is found?
On a map, a line that runs parallel to the equator is a line of?
A. latitude
B. projection
C. location
D. longitude
A. latitude
What is the name of the imaginary lines that run east to west around the globe?
Which term refers to a group of places that have features in common?
A. location
B. adaptation
C. region
D. movement
C. region
What is an an area having no definite boundaries
Which is an example of a natural region?
A. city
B. tundra
C. region
d. movement
B. tundra
What is a region that has its own unique combination of plant, animal life and climate?
An example of a thematic map is a map of?
A. roads in Paris
B. a body of water
C. the populations of Europe
D. towns and cities of Brazil
C. the populations of Europe
What type of Map focus on one specific idea or theme.
A cartographer is someone who?
A. studies animal life
B. analyzes migration
C. removes natural barries
D. makes maps
D. makes maps
What is some one who makes maps is called?
Which geographical theme focuses on cultural adaptations to natural resources?
A. location
B. human - environment interation
C. place
D. region
B. human - environment interation
Human-environment interation is an example of a geographical theme that focuses on cultural adaptations ot natural resources?
How is a globe different from a map?
A. It is more distorted
B. Its is easier to carry and use
C. It has only two dimensions
D. It is a more accurate model of the world
D. It is a more accurate
A globe is an accurate three dimensional modle representing the Earth while a map is a flat two dimensional representaion of the earth
Two major landforms characterize Europe.
A. the Northen European Plain and the Causcasus Mountains.
B. The Dinaric Alps and the Balkans
C. The Northern European Plain and the European Highlands.
D. The caspian Sea and Lake Ladoga
C. The Northern European Plain and the European Highlands.
Plains or low lands and mountines or highlands are tow major landforms.
Europe forms a huge peninsula extending west from northen Asia. It is bordered to the west by the?
A. Ural Mountains
B. Mediterranean Sea
C. Atlantic Ocean
D. Arctic Ocean
C. Atlantic Ocean
The Atlantic Ocean is the western boarders for what Europe peninsula?
Technological developments such as air conditionaing increased the populations of previously uninhabitable areas such as deserts. This shows the idea of
A. location
B. human environment interaction
C. region
D. movement
D. movement
The transport of goods, people and ideas from place to place is referred to as?
When geographers speak of "movement," they are referring to which of the following?
A. Movement of the air from climate to climate
B. flow of ocean currents around the world
C. transport of goods, people and ideas from place to place
D. migration of animal herds with the seasons
C. transport of goods, people and ideas from place to place
In geography, movement is the transporting of goods, people, and ideas from place to place.
When geographers group several European countries together in a region, it is because of which of the following?
A. The climate is different
B. They share some common feature
C. they are interdependent
D. They have a highly skilled labor force.
B. They share some common feature
Geographers use common features to group areas or people in regions because they shere those common features.
The prime meridian runs near which of the following European capitols?
A. Stockholm
B. London
C. Moscow
D. Warsaw
B. London
London is near what meridian?
The movement of ideas is different today then log ago beacuse?
A. The movement is solwer today
B. the movement is faster today
C. there is no movement today
D. there is no difference
B. the movement is faster today
What is the differents between the movement of ideas log ago and today?
Where is Italy located?
A. in the Northen and Eastern Hemispheres
B. in the Northen and Western Hemispheres
C. in the Southern and Eastern Hemispheres
D. in the Southern and Western Hemispheres
A. in the Northen and Eastern Hemispheres
What is a major city located in the Norther and Eastern Hemispheres?
What is Geography?
Geograpy is the study of people, places, and the environment.
The study of people, places, and the environment is called?
What are the five themes of Geography?
location, region, place, movement, and human environment interaction
Location, region, place, movement, and human environment interaction are the fieve themes of study of in geography
Social studies is an unbrella term. What five areas of stury does it cover?
It covers history, geography, economics, government, and culture.
History, geography, economics, government, and culture are the five main areas of study under social studies.
What is the equator?
The equator is the name of the line that circles the earth at 0 degrees latitude. It divides the globe into North and South hemispheres.
what 0 degree latitude line divides the golbe into north and south hemispheres?
What is the prime meridian?
The prime meridian is a longitude line that runs from the North Pole to the South Pole through Greenwich, England. it marks 0 degree longitude.
Longitude lines run north and south and are also call meridians. What one pass through Greenwich, England and is 0 degree longitude?
What is the purpose of the prime meridian line?
The prime or first meridian line is the starting line for distances messured in degress east and west of it.
What is the 0 degree Longitudenal line that runs through Greenwidh England used for.
What is the difference between absolute and relative location?
The location of one place in relation to the other place is called relative loction while the absolute location is the exact spot on the earth were a place is found.
What two ways do we have for discribing the location of a spot or place on earth?
What is climate?
Climate is the typical weather of a region over a long time. It includes the temperature, wind and percipitation or moisture of a region.
What helps determine the types of vegetation, plants, animals that will grow or live in an area?
what is the meaning of migrate
To migrate is to move form one area in order to settle in another.
To move form one area in order to settle in another is to?
what is the meaning of cartographer
A cartographer is a person who makes maps.
A person who makes maps.
what is the meaning of thematic map
A thematic map is a map that focuses on a specific idea or theme.
A map that focuses on a specific idea or theme is a?
what is the meaning of adaptation
Adaptation or change due to the effects of natural resources, the environment or other physical processes that can cause a place or thing to change over time.
Change due to the effects of natural resources, the environment or other physical processes that can cause a place or thing to change over time is?
what is the meaning of map projection
Map projection is one of the different ways of showing Earth's curved surface on a flat map.
What is one of the different ways of showing Earth's curved surface on a flat map?
what is the meaning of region
A region is a group of places that have physical features or human characteristices or both in common. Such as language, land formation, unique combination of plants, animals, climate.
What group name is given to an area with a unique combination of physical features or human characteristices?