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What is the capital of the South American country of Brazil?
Brazilia
What country has the largest area in the western hemisphere?
Canada
The following are the four longest rivers in the world: (1) Nile, (2) Amazon (3) Chang Jiang (4) Ob-Irtysh. On which continents can they be found?
(1) Africa
(2) South America
(3) Asia
(4) Asia
What are the three continents with the largest land areas in the world?
Asia, Africa, and North America
How many degrees south of the equator is the South Pole?
90 Degrees
What is the name of the imaginary line that divides the earth in half?
The Equator
What is a gulf? (Definition)
A large part of an ocean or sea that within a curved coastline.
All lines of longitude are measured east and west of what imaginary line?
The Prime Meridian
What is the most southern point in the world called?
The South Pole
What part of a map contains formation about what the map's symbols mean?
The map key or legend.
Is the Tropic of Cancer north of south of the equator?
North
Name the five oceans of the world.
Arctic, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, and Southern
Is the Tropic of Capricorn north or south of the equator?
South
What are the names of the seven continents?
North America, South America, Africa, Asia, Europe, Antarctica, and Australia.
What is the difference between latitude and longitude lines?
Longitude (long) runs north and south

Latitude runs east and west
What line of longitude forms the other half of the prime meridian?
180 Degrees = International Date Line
The address 21600 W. 107th street is an example of what theme of geography.
Absolute location
People leaving their home country due to war or disaster to take refuge in a neighboring country is an example of what type of geography?
Movement