Geography Test (5/7/09)

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east to west

Lines of latitude run which way?

north to south

Lines of longitude run which way?

earth's grid

Lines of latitude + Line of longitude = ?

equator

What important line of latitude is separates the northern hemisphere from the southern hemisphere (its value is 0 degrees)?

tropic of cancer

What important line of latitude lies between the artic circle and equator?

tropic of capricorn

What important line of latitude lies between the antartic circle and the equator?

parallels

Lines of latitude are also called what?

meridians

Lines of longitude are also called what?

prime meridian

What important line of longitude has the value of 0 degrees?

poles

Lines of longitude come together at the what?

discussion

Why are interesecting lines of latitude and longitude important? (Discussion question on test).

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