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.
an area almost completely surrounded by water but connected by water but connected to main land.
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.
After a hurricane much of the sand on the beach was washed away. Is this called erosion or corrosion?
What is the term for a narrow body of water connecting two largaer bodies of water and is is usually bigger than a canal?
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
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
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 part of a map tells the relationship of distance shown on the map to the real distance on the Earth?
If you were going from Denver, Colorado to Bismarck, North Dakota, which direction would you be going in?
if you went from denver colorado to bismark north dakota in which direction would you be going?
which term refers to the condition of the atmosphere over a long period of time?weather or climate
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
which two central americsn countries have capital cities that are named after saints?
el salvador, son salvador and costa rica, san jose
if you wrnt from denver, colorado to bismark, North dakotawhich direction would you be traveling ?
which term refers to the condition af the atmosphere over a long period of time: weather or climate
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
Which two central america contries have capital cities that are named after saints?
costa rica- San jose, El savador - san salvador
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
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.
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 part of the map tells the relationship of distance shown on the map to the real distance on the earth?
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
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
which part of a map tells the relationship of distance shown on a map to the real distance of earth?
a map scale
what is the capital of the state that is borderd by colorado ,nebraska,missouri, and oklamoma
1 inch equals 200 miles
which has a smaller scale :a map which 1 inch equals 100 miles or a map on which 1 inch equals 200 miles
east or south
if you are in down town chicago and are facing north which way (left or right) would you turn and which diection would you go to reach lake michigan
what is the capital of the state that is bordered by colorado, nebraska, missouri, and oklahoma?
which has the smaller scale a map on which 1 inch equals 100 miles, or a map on which 1 inch equals 200 miles?
1 inch equals 200 miles
bolivia is one of the two landlocked countries in south america. what is the other country?
if you are in downtown chicago and facing north which way (left or right) would you turn and in which direction would you go to reach lake mighigan?
right and east
what is the difference between a natural and a political boundary?
natural boundaries are based on coastlines, mountains and rivers political boundaries are based on counties, cities, states, and countries
what is the difference between a phisical and poliical map?
political maps show govermental units and phisical maps show landforms and bodies of water
what is the capital of the only country that borders both the mediterranean and the black sea?
what is the capital of the island nation of the coast of east asia through which the tropic of cancer passes?
which term does not belong; untied states, russia, or brazil? why?
russia because it is not in the western hemisphere
which distance is greater; chicago to new orleans, or chicago to augusta maine?
chicago to augusta maine
what are the capitals of the two states that border both the mississippi and ohio rivers?
springfield illinois and frankfort kentucky
Mountains and a river with the same name form most of the boundary between eastern Europe and western Asia. What is the name?
Who are closer to the equator; the nomads of the Sahara or the coffee growers of Colombia?
Coffee growers of Columbia
Which coastal city would probably have a warmer average yearly temperature, one at 30 degrees North or one at 0 degrees North? Why?
30 degrees north - It is closer to the equator
Places near an ocean usually have warmer winters than places farther inland at the same latitude. Which city probably has warmer winters, the Brazilian seaport of Porto Alegre or Cordoba in Central Argentina?
Unlike lands near warm ocean currents, lands near cold currents may be cool and dry. The cold Peru Current passes near the earth's driest desert. What is its name?
You leave the Miami port in your new yacht to travel to San Juan, Puerto Rico. In which direction should you be heading?
Which country would generally have the higher temperatures year round, Laos or Switzerland? Why?
The countries and capitals that border Iraq are?
The countries and capitals that border Iraq are: Iran (capital Tehran), Turkey ( capital Ankara), Syria (capital Damascus), Jordan (capital Amman), Saudi Arabia (capital Riyadh), Kuwait (capital Kuwait City)
Arange the seven countries of Central America in alphabeticle order.
Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatamala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
Which of the following is not a national capital; Paris, Madrid, Belfast, Geneva, or Warsaw?
Belfast & Geneva
Name the river that forms a major part of the border between the states of Washington and Oregon.
The tropic of Cancer is to the tropic of Capricorn as the Arctic circle is to the __________.
Which state in the United States contains the name of a country bordering the United States?
Which distance is shorter: Luanda, Angola to Recife, Brazil OR Maputo, Mozambique to Perth, Australia?
Luanda to Recife
What is precipitation? Name as many forms of precipitation as you can.
Moisture falling from the air: rain, sleet, snow, hail, dew, frost.
The largest coral reef in the world is off the northeast coast of Australia. What is its name?
The Great Barrier Reef
In which state, whose borders are North and South Dakota to the east, do the Rocky Mountains cover about 40 percent of the land surface?
The United States has six standard time zones. Name them.
Hawaii - Aleutian, Alaska, Pacific, Mountain, Central, and Eastern.
Find at least 4 deserts on 3 different continents.
Sahara Desert - Africa : Atacama Desert - South America : Mojave Desert - North America : Namib Desert - Africa
Ancient Native Americans of the Southwest lived in pueblos in an area where four states now meet. Name the States.
New Mexica : Arizona : Colorado : Utah
Name three large lakes, other than the Great Lakes, in the United States.
Lake Champlain : Lake Okeechobee : Great Salt Lake : Salton Sea : Crater Lake
An isthmus is a narrow strip of land connecting two larger land areas. Which Central American country is an isthmus?
Air Pressure is the weight of air pressing down on the earth. What kind of weather does high pressure usually bring? Low pressure?
Low pressure brings rain or snow --High pressure brings sunshine.
Which is the longer trip: Memphis, Tennessee, to Chicago; or Alburquerque, New Mexico to Billings Montana?
Albuquerque, New Mexico to Billings, Montana
Which eastern Asian countries occupy the Choson Peninsula between the Yellow Sea and the Sea of Japan?
North and South Korea
Which nation, which was formerly known as East Pakistan, and whose capital is Dhaka, is almost comnpletely surrounded by India?
What is a continental divide? Where is the Continental Divide in the United States?
A high ridge that separates the direction rivers flow. Rocky Mountains
Through which African countries does the equator pass?
Sao Tome and Principe , Gabon ,Congo-Brazzaville , Congo-Kinshasa , Uganda , Kenya , Somalia
Usually smaller than a peninsula, a_____________ is a point of land extending into a body of water. Name one.
What are the three capitals of the nation that is located at the southern tip of Africa?
Cape Town, Bloemfontein, Pretoria
Which continent does the equator, Prime Meridian, and the Tropic of Capricorn and Cancer pass?
What is the capital of Rhode Island, the state with the smallest land area in the United States?
Which country contains England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland? Is Ireland part of the country?
United Kingdom. No - Ireland is a seperate nation.
Which one of the following terms does not belong: Libya, Niger, or Angola? Why?
Angola, is not in Northern Africa. Niger - has no coastline.
Which team plays its home games outside the United States: Pittsburgh Pirates, Texas Rangers, Toronto Blue Jays, or New York Yankees? In which country is hte home game played?
Blue Jays - Canada
Describe China's relative location.
China - bordered by Mongolia and Russia to the north. The Korean Peninsula borders China on the northeast. China's eastern coastline is formed by the Pacific Ocean.
List five differences between North America and Australia.
North America - Larger - More populous - More countries. Australia - Larger % desert - Most people live on the coast - Only one country.
Which of the following might be of use to a cartographer: aerial photographs, axle and wheels, or shovels?
Aerial photographs would be of more use to a cartographer.
What is the definition of peninsula?
A peninsula is an large area of land extending into a body of water. An example would be Florida.
Name the five Great Lakes.
The five Great Lakes are Huron, Ontario, Michigan, Erie, and Superior. Remember HOMES -the first letter of each lake.
Which of the following is not a city; Seattle, Kentucky, Miami, or Chicago?
Kentucky is not a city because it is a state.
Find on a map an example of a body of land that is smaller than a continent and that is completely surrounded by water. What term is used to describe this type of land?
The term used to describe this type of land is island.
What is the northernmost point in the world called? The southernmost?
The northernmost point is the North Pole -located in the Arctic Ocean. The southernmost point is the South Pole -located on the continent of Antarctica.
Which term doesn't belong; South America, United States, or North America? Why?
This answer must have a reason to back it up -US because it is a country and the other 2 are continents; OR you could say South America because the U.S. is on the North American continent.
Which two continents are the first and second largest in area: Antarctica and Australia, North and South America, or Asia and Africa?
Asia and Africa are the first and second largest in area. Asia is about 16,968,000 square miles and Africa is about 11,707,000 square miles.
Write a definition of gulf. Then locate on a map the Gulf of Mexico, the world's largest gulf.
A gulf is a large part of an ocean or sea that extends into land.
After a hurricane, much of the sand on one popular New Jersey beach had been washed away by the huge waves. Is this an example of corrosion or erosion?
If you went from Denver, Colorado, to Bismarck, North Dakota, in which direction would you be going?
Which term refers to the condition of hte atmosphere over a long period -weather or climate?
Which is farther east: the capital of Cuba or the capital of Nicaragua? What are the names and approximate longitude of the two cities?
Havana, the capital of Cuba, is farther east than Managua, the capital of Nicaragua. Havana is at 82 degrees West. Managua is at 86 degrees West.
Which two Central American countries have capital cities that are named after saints?
El Salvador (San Salvador) and Costa Rica (San Jose).
a natural boundrie is bassed on a natural or physical feature. A political boundary is man made.
What is the difference between a natural boundary and a political boundary?
a political map shows governmental units. A physical map shows geographical features.
what is the difference between a physical map and a political map?
what is the capital of the only country that borders both the Mediterranean Sea and the Black sea
what is the island nation off the coast of east asia through which the tropic of cancer passes?
franfort, kentucky and springfield, illinois
what are the capitals of the two states that border both the mississippi and ohio rivers?
fort worth to new york
which distance is greater, fort worth to las angelas or for worth to new york?