Navigating Uncharted Waters
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The countries of Northern Europe - Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark
The study of people and how they develop
One half of the Earth, the Northern and Southern Hemispheres are divided by the equator. The Eastern and Western Hemispheres are divided by the prime meridian.
A term used for lines of latitude because they never meet, but run parallel to each other around the Earth.
An imaginary circle that passes through the North and South Poles. Meridians are used to mark time and form lines of longitude.
An instrument used by fifteenth-century navigators, astronomers and mathematicians to measure the altitude of the sun, stars and planets.
The tribal people who lived on some caribbean islands. These were the first people Columbus met in the Americas. Columbus thought he was in the Indies of East Asia, so he called the people Indians.