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Alabama
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Arizona
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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
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Louisiana
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Annapolis
Maryland
Boston
Massachusetts
Lansing
Michigan
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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
europe,africa ,argintina
the prime meaidian pases through which three continents
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
paraguay
bolivia is one of the two landlocked countries in south america. what is the other country
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
south
mexico city is the capital of mexico , is mexico city north or south of the tropic of cancer
buenos aires
the capital city of argintina is
andes mountains
the largest and longest mountain range in south america is the
which caribbean island has the second largest land area?
hispaniola
which river flows just south of cincinnati ohio?
ohio river
what is the capital of the state that is bordered by colorado, nebraska, missouri, and oklahoma?
topeka, kansas
the prime meridian passes through which three continents?
europe, africa, and antarctica
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?
paraguay
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
mexico city is the capital of mexico is mexico city north or south of the tropic of cancer?
south
the capital of argentina is?
buenos aires
the largest and longest mountain range in south america is?
andes mountains
lisbon is to potugal as _ is to cameroon
yaounde
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
which polar region has more land?
south pole
through wich countrie does the panama canal pass?
panama
what color is found on the globe more than any other?
blue about 70% of earths surface is water
through which ocean does most of the international date line pass?
pacific
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?
ankara, turkey
what is the capital of chile?
santiago
what is the name of the desert in northen chile?
atacama
I am a narrow body of water between sicily and italy. what is my name?
the strait of messina
what is the capital of the island nation of the coast of east asia through which the tropic of cancer passes?
taipei. taiwan
which term does not belong; untied states, russia, or brazil? why?
russia because it is not in the western hemisphere
what is the name of the mountain rangeb in northwestern afriaca?
atlas mountains
what ocean borders austrailias western coast?
indian oean
which distance is greater; chicago to new orleans, or chicago to augusta maine?
chicago to augusta maine
what is the only ocean through which the equator does not pass?
arctic ocean
what are the capitals of the two states that border both the mississippi and ohio rivers?
springfield illinois and frankfort kentucky
Argentina
the second largest country in South America?
Persian Gulf
the gulf is located between Saudia Arabia and Iran?
Russia
Farthest North
Amazon River
longest in the world
equator
The line devides the Northern and Southern Hemispheres?
southwest
What direction is Warsaw, Poland from Mocow, Russia?
Chad
__________ is to Africa as Venezuela is to S. America?
Alaska
which of the fifty states in U.S.A. the furthest west?
Germany
Which contry shares a land border
Which mountain range is located between the Black and Caspian Seas?
Caucasus
Mountains and a river with the same name form most of the boundary between eastern Europe and western Asia. What is the name?
Ural
Where is the mouth of the Amazon River?
Atlantic Ocean
Who are closer to the equator; the nomads of the Sahara or the coffee growers of Colombia?
Coffee growers of Columbia
Which river forms part of the northern border of Mexico?
Rio Grande
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?
Porto Alegre
Which state is just south of New Hampshire and Vermont?
Massachusettes
Through which lake does the equator pass: Lake Malawi, Lake Victoria, or Lake Chad?
Lake Victoria
Which city, located on the Congaree River, is the capital of South Carolina?
Columbia
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?
Atacama Desert
You leave the Miami port in your new yacht to travel to San Juan, Puerto Rico. In which direction should you be heading?
Southeast
In which directon does the Nile River flow?
North
Which country would generally have the higher temperatures year round, Laos or Switzerland? Why?
Laos
What is another name for a line of longitude?
Meridian
Which countries border Iraq? What are their capitals?
The capital of Iraq is Baghdad
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
Find the name of the large desert that runs along Africa`s southwestern coast.
Namib
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.
Columbia River
What Middle Eastern country that lies between Iraq and Aphganistan used to be called Persia?
Iran
The tropic of Cancer is to the tropic of Capricorn as the Arctic circle is to the __________.
Antarctic Circle
The city of Shanghai in China is near the mouth of what river?
Chang Jiang(Yangtze)
What are the ending points of the prime meridian?
North Pole South Pole
libson is to portugal as ____is to cameroon
youdande
through what country does the panama canal pass
panama
what is the capital of the only countrythat borders the mediteranian sea and the black sea
ankara
what ocean borders australias western coast
indian
Which state do you think has a higher population density, New Jersey or Alaska?
New Jersey
Which state in the United States contains the name of a country bordering the United States?
New Mexico
What is the name of the strait that separates northern Asia and Alaska?
Bering Strait
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.
What is a great circle?
Any circle that divides the earth in half. (i.e. Equator)
Which Great Lake is the only one that the United States does not share with Canada?
Lake Michigan
Which continents are almost totally within the Western Hemisphere?
North America - South America
What is the name of the large gulf on the northern coast of Australia
Carpentaria
The largest coral reef in the world is off the northeast coast of Australia. What is its name?
The Great Barrier Reef
Which country has the largest land area in the Western Hemisphere?
Canada
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?
Montana
Which country has the largest land area in the Eastern Hemisphere?
Russia
Write a definition of geography.
Geo = Earth / Graphia = Study of. The Study of the Earth.
The United States has six standard time zones. Name them.
Hawaii - Aleutian, Alaska, Pacific, Mountain, Central, and Eastern.
What is the capital of Jordan?
Amman
Find at least 4 deserts on 3 different continents.
Sahara Desert - Africa : Atacama Desert - South America : Mojave Desert - North America : Namib Desert - Africa
Which is more mountainous, northern or southern Asia?
Southern Asia
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
Which two countries and one body of water border Uruguay?
Brazil, Argentina : Atlantic Ocean
From which major northern United States city can you drive south to enter Canada?
Detroit
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?
Panama
Which countries border Switzerland?
France : Itlay : Austria : Germany : Liechtenstein
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.
Baghdad is the capital of which Middle Eastern country?
Iraq
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 city is farthest north; Atlanta, Phoenix, or San Diego?
Atlanta
What is an iceberg?
A huge chunk of ice floating in the ocean.
Which nation, which was formerly known as East Pakistan, and whose capital is Dhaka, is almost comnpletely surrounded by India?
Bangladesh
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
Which Canadian provinces does Montana border?
British Colombia - Alberta - Saskatchewan
Name a peninsula located in Alaska.
Alaska Seward Kenai
Through which African countries does the equator pass?
Sao Tome and Principe , Gabon ,Congo-Brazzaville , Congo-Kinshasa , Uganda , Kenya , Somalia
Which state has the longest border with Mexico?
Texas
In most of Turkey located in Europe or Asia?
Asia
Which countries border Guatemala?
El Salvador , Honduras, Belize, and Mexico
Usually smaller than a peninsula, a_____________ is a point of land extending into a body of water. Name one.
Cape
What are the three capitals of the nation that is located at the southern tip of Africa?
Cape Town, Bloemfontein, Pretoria
Montpelier
Carson City is to Nevada as this is to Vermont
El Salvador
Find a country in South America NOT on the Carribbean
Island State
Is Hawaii an Island State or a peninsula?
Bolivia, Paraguay
Which 2 countries are land locked in South America
Concord
What is the capital of New Hampshire?
Africa
Which continent does the equator, Prime Meridian, and the Tropic of Capricorn and Cancer pass?
Europe, Africa
The Pacific Ocean touches all continents except which two?
Michigan
Which is the only state that touches 4 of the 5 Great Lakes?
Greenland
The largest Island in the world is located near Canada, is ?
Bering Sea
What is the name of the large sea off the western coast of Alaska?
Providence
What is the capital of Rhode Island, the state with the smallest land area in the United States?
Gulf of Mexico
Which gulf is off the southern coast of the US?
Asia
Which continent does Israel belong?
What is the name of the gulf located just north of Libya's coast?
Sidra
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.
What is the name of the long mountain range on the Italian Peninsula?
Apennines
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 country has the longer coastline, Cuba or Jamaica?
Cuba
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.
Greenland is considered part of North America. Which country claims Greenland?
Denmark
What does a star on a map usually mean?
State capital
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.
What is the captial of North Dakota, a state admitted to the United States in 1889?
Bismark
Are east, west, north, and south called cardinal directions or ordinal directions?
Cardinal
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?
Erosion
Does the Mississippi River form the eastern or western boundary of Illinois?
Western boundary
A(n) ___________ is a narrow body of water connecting two larger bodies of water.
Strait
If you went from Denver, Colorado, to Bismarck, North Dakota, in which direction would you be going?
Northeast.
Which term refers to the condition of hte atmosphere over a long period -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 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.
Looking south from Quito, Ecuador, which is the next capital city in South America?
Lima, Peru.
To which continent does Central America belong?
North America.
Which two Central American countries have capital cities that are named after saints?
El Salvador (San Salvador) and Costa Rica (San Jose).
ottowa
Lisbon is to Portugal as ............ is to Canada
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?
south
which polar region contains more land?
7
how many countries are ther in Centeral America?
blue because it is water
what color is found on a world map more than any other color? Why?
Pacific
through which ocean does most of the International Date line pass?
a political map shows governmental units. A physical map shows geographical features.
what is the difference between a physical map and a political map?
Ankara
what is the capital of the only country that borders both the Mediterranean Sea and the Black sea
Gulf of mexico
name the gulf located east of texas, west of florida, and north of southern mexico?
Taiwan
what is the island nation off the coast of east asia through which the tropic of cancer passes?
paraguay
what is the name of the country whose neighbors are brazil, bolivia, and argentina?
northern
does the northern or southern hemisphere have more land?
indian ocean
what ocean borders australia'a western coastline?
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?
arctic ocean
what is the only ocean through which the equator does not pass?