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Montgomery

Alabama

Juneau

Alaska

Phoenix

Arizona

Little Rock

Arkansas

Sacramento

California

Denver

Colorado

Hartford

Connecticut

Dover

Delaware

Tallahassee

Florida

Atlanta

Georgia

Honolulu

Hawaii

Boise

Idaho

Springfield

Illinois

Indianapolis

Indiana

Des Moines

Iowa

Topeka

Kansas

Frankfort

Kentucky

Baton Rouge

Louisiana

Augusta

Maine

Annapolis

Maryland

Boston

Massachusetts

Lansing

Michigan

St. Paul

Minnesota

Jackson

Mississippi

Jefferson City

Missouri

Helena

Montana

Lincoln

Nebraska

Carson City

Nevada

Concord

New Hampshire

Trenton

New Jersey

Santa Fe

New Mexico

Albany

New York

Raleigh

North Carolina

Bismarck

North Dakota

Columbus

Ohio

Oklahoma City

Oklahoma

Salem

Oregon

Harrisburg

Pennsylvania

Providence

Rhode Island

Columbia

South Carolina

Pierre

South Dakota

Nashville

Tennessee

Austin

Texas

Salt Lake City

Utah

Montpelier

Vermont

Richmond

Virginia

Olympia

Washington

Charleston

West Virginia

Madison

Wisconsin

Cheyenne

Wyoming

In which direction does a paralell, or line of latitude, run?

A paralell, or line of latitude, runs East to West.

If 1 inch on a map represents 800 miles, and it is 3 1/4 inches on the map from Cape Town, South Africa, to Narobi, Kenya, how far apart are the two places?

Cape Town and Narobi are 2,600 miles apart.

Which is the only continent with land in all four hemispheres?

Africa is the only continent that has land in all four hemispheres.

Some map keys show elevation using two measurements. What are these two measurements?

The two measurements maps use for elevation are feet and meters above sea level.

What is the latitude and longitude of the middle of Cape Cod?

The latitude and longitude of Cape Cod is 41 degrees North and 70 degrees West.

What is the latitude and longitude of the middle of your state?

The longitude and latitude of the middle of Massachusetts is 42 degreees North and 72 degrees West.

In which direction would you travel to go to Sri lanka to Myanmar( Burma)?

I would travel Northeast.

Which countries( Not including French Guiana, which is a colony) does Brazil border?

Brazil borders Suriname, Venezuela, Columbia, Peru, Bolivia, Uruguay, Paraguay, and Argentina.

A mountain range is a line of mountains, name threee major ranges and the continents on which they are found.

The mountain ranges you need to know are the Alps located in Europe, the Andes located in South America, the Rockies located in North America, and the Himalayas located in Asia.

Monsoon

Wind briging rainy seoson to south asia.

Climate

The weather patterns that an area typically experiences over a long period of time.

Peninsuala

An area almost surrounded by water.

Island

An area of land completely surrounded by water.

Plateau

A large raised of mostly level land.

aerial photographs

which of the following might be of use to a cartographer?

peninsula

a piece of land nearly surrounded by water or sticking out into the water.

cartographer

a person who makes maps.

peninsula

a piece of land nearly surrounded by water orsticking out into the water

south pole

what is the southernmostpoint in the world called

climate

the weather patterns that an area typically experiences over a long period of time.

peninsula

an area almost completely surrounded by water but connected by water but connected to main land.

island

an area of land completly surrounded by water

plateau

a large area of land area of mostly level land

monsoon

winds bringing rainy seasons to south asia

which country claims Greenland?

Denmark

a star means a _________ on a map?

Capital

whats a gulf?

A large part of water

whats the capital of North Dakota?

Bismarck

a hurricane on a beach?

Corrosion

What country claims Greenland ?

Denmark

What does a star on a map represent?

A capital

What is the largest gulf? What is a gulf?

The gulf of Mexico annd the Persian gulf. A gulf is a large body of water extending into the land from the sea or ocean.

What is the capital of North Dakota?

Bismark

What are the 8 directions on a compass rose?

N,S,E,W,NW,NE,SW,SE

After a hurricane much of the sand on the beach was washed away. Is this called erosion or corrosion?

Erosion

Does the Mississippi River form the Eastern or Western border of Illinios?

Western

What is the term for a narrow body of water connecting two largaer bodies of water and is is usually bigger than a canal?

A strait

What year was North Dakota admitted to the union?

1889

archipelago

a large group of chain islands

bay

a bay is an area of water borderd by land on three sides

canal

canals are artificial channels for water

cape

a cape is a point or head of land projecting into a sea or other body of water

cataract

a cataract is a very large water fall

What are the capitals of the countries whose shared border forms the dividing line between north and south America?find the laditude and longitude of each capital?

Panama City,Panama 9n-79w Bogata,Columbia 5n-75w

The island of Bermuda is a colony of wich nation?

United Kingdom

If a state is outside the contiguous United States, what does this mean? Give an example?

It is not part of the connected 48 States. Alaska

What is the capital of Alaska?

Juneau

Write your address with the following information.

Peter J. Chirigotis, 58 waterside Drive, Centerville, MA , Barnstable, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, USA, North America, North and WestHhemisphere, Earth

Which four continents touch the Indian Ocean?

Asia, Africa, Antartica and Australia.

Which part of a map tells the relationship of distance shown on the map to the real distance on the Earth?

Map scale

If you were going from Denver, Colorado to Bismarck, North Dakota, which direction would you be going in?

Northeast

Which term refers to the condition of the atmosphere over a long period of time?

Climate

Which state is farther north, North Dakota or Maine?

North Dakota

Which two countries border Mongolia?

China and Russia

if you went from denver colorado to bismark north dakota in which direction would you be going?

Northeast

which term refers to the condition of the atmosphere over a long period of time?weather or climate

climate

which state is farther north north dakota or maine?

north dakota

which two countries border mongolia?

china and russia

which is farther east the capital of cuba or the capital of nicaragua? what are the names and approximate longitudes of the two cities

havana cuba is farther east and the latitude is 82 w and mangua nicaragua is 86 w

looking south from quito equedor which is the next capital city in south america?

lima peru

to which continent does central america belong?

north america

which two central americsn countries have capital cities that are named after saints?

el salvador, son salvador and costa rica, san jose

glacier

a huge slow moving mass of snow and ice

settlement

a new place for people to live a colony

plain

a large area of flat or gently rolling land

mountain

a land form that rises steeply at least 2000 feet above surrounding land

natural resource

something in nature that people use to meet there needs

if you wrnt from denver, colorado to bismark, North dakotawhich direction would you be traveling ?

northeast

which term refers to the condition af the atmosphere over a long period of time: weather or climate

climate

which stat is farther north North Dakota or Maine?

North Dakota

which two contries border Mongolia?

Russia and China

which is further east the capital of Cuba or the capital of Nicaragua? what are the names and the approximate longitudes of the two cities

Havana and Managua havana- 82 degrees west Managua- 86 degrees west

looking south from Quito equador which is the next capital city in south america?

Lima peru

To which continent does central america belong?

North america

Which two central america contries have capital cities that are named after saints?

costa rica- San jose, El savador - san salvador

gulf

a gulf usually refering to a large bay that is an arm of an ocean or a sea

harbor

a harbor is a place where ships may shelter from weather or are stored

island

an island is any piece of land that is completely surrounded by water

isthmus

an isthmus is a narrow strip of land connnecting two larger land areas

lake

a lake is a terrain feature, a body of liquid on the surface of a world

Which Countries does Mexico border?

The United States, Belize and Guatemala.

What are the capitals or the countries whose shared border forms the dividing line between the continents of North and South America? Find the latitude and longitude of each city.

Panama City, Panama 9N 79W; Bogota, Columbia 5N 75W

The island of Bermuda is a colony of which nation?

Great Britain

If a state is outside the contiguous United States, what does this mean? Give an example.

It is not part of the 48 connected states. Ex. Alaska, Hawaii.

What is the capital of Alaska?

Juneau

Write your address with the following information: Name, House Number, Street, Village, Town County, State, Country, Continent, Hemisphere(s), and Planet.

Ms. Duncan, 730, Osterville W. Barnstable Rd., Marstons Mills, Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States of America, North America, Northern, Western, Earth.

Which four continents touch the Indian Ocean?

Asia, Africa, Antarctica, Australia.

Which part of the map tells the relationship of distance shown on the map to the real distance on the earth?

Scale.

Which countries does Mexico border?

Belize, Guatemala, United States.

what are the capitals of the countries whose shared boder forms the dividing lin between north and south america? find the latitude and longitude of each capital

panama, city panama 9n 79w and bogota, columbia 5n 75w

the island of bermuda is a colony of which nation?

united kingdom

if a state is outside the contiguous united states what does this mean? give an exaple

it means that it is not part of the 48 conected states examle alaska and hawii

what is the capital of alaska?

juneau

which four continents touch the indian ocean?

africa asia austrailia and antarctica

which part of a map tells the relationship of distance shown on a map to the real distance of earth?

a map scale

which countries does mexico border?

united states guatemala and belize

hispaniola

which carribbean islandhas the second largest land area

ohio river

which river flows just south of cincinnati ohoi

topeka, kansas

what is the capital of the state that is borderd by colorado ,nebraska,missouri, and oklamoma

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