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an imaginary great circle on the surface of the earth passing through the north and south poles at right angles to the equator
The exact spot on earth where something is found(Niamey, the capital of niger, is located at 13 degrees 31' north latitude and 2 degrees 7' east longitude)
The postion of a place in relation to other places(Yosemite National park is located north of los angeles, California, and east of San Francisco, California)
can be described by physical characteristics including, weather, land features, plants, animals also by human features including, culture and ideas
people meet their needs either by traveling to other places or by trading with people in other places
The tilt of the earths axis always facing the north star, canbe dark all day or light all day depending on the tilt and location
either of two times of the year when the sun crosses the plane of the earth's equator and day and night are of equal length
either of the two times of the year when the sun is at its greatest distance from the celestial equator
Characteristics of water
can exist as a liquid, gas, or solid can desolve almost anything over a period of time heats slowly and cools slowly compaired to to most of earths materials
the first and smallest streams to form from the run off of precipitation flowing down the slopes of hills and mountains
a feature of earths crust created by the breaking and movement of rock layers below the surface
the process in which a tectonic plate collides with and dives under another tectonic plate
the process in which manufacturing based on machine power becomes wide spread in an area
the study that emphasizes statistics to look at human population distribution, population density and trends in population
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