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ABeka Geography Facts 1-7

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an imaginary line going north and south
longitude
the longest river in Europe
Volga
the smallest continent
Australia
the longest river in the world
Nile
a sheltered place for ships to anchor
harbor
the largest ocean
Pacific
a river in Mesopotamia
Euphrates
the distance from side to side through the center of the earth
diameter
the world's largest lake
Caspian Sea
imaginary lines going east and west
latitude
the beginning of a river
source
the second largest continent
Africa
land drained by a river and its branches river
basin
the ocean that separates North America from Europe
Atlantic
a narrow man-made channel
canal
the world's smallest and coldest ocean
Arctic
Europe's most important inland waterway
Rhine
the distance around the earth
circumference
the river at the center of the ancient Chinese civilization
Huang He
a sphere-shaped map of the world
globe
land deposited at the mouth of a river
delta
the largest continent
Asia
an inland body of water surrounded by land
lake