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Through which three continents does the Arctic Circle pass?
North America, Europe, and Asia.
Which four continents touch the Indian Ocean?
Asia, Africa, Australia, Antarctica.
What part of a map tells the relationship of distance shown on the map to real distance on Earth?
How many countries does Mexico border?
The Prime Meridian passes through which three continents?
Europe, Antarctica, and Africa.
If you are in downtown Chicago and facing north, what direction would you go to reach Lake Michigan?
Mexico City is the capital of Mexico. Is Mexico City north or south of the Tropic of Capricorn?
What is the difference between a natural and a political boundary?
A natural boundary is ___________ A political boundary is __________ and can be __________.
Give an example of a natural boundary. _________.
A border between land and a naturally occurring object.
Bodies of water/mountains.
Which polar region contains more land?
What color is found on a world map more than any other?
Through which ocean does most of the International Date Line pass?
What is the difference between a physical map and a political map?
A physical map shows __________.
A political map shows __________.
Any natural feature like mountains, bodies of water, and other natural things.
Borders, countries, state, or cities.
Name the gulf that is located east of Texas, west of Florida, and north of Southern Mexico.
The Gulf of Mexico.
Which has more land, the Northern or Southern hemisphere?
What ocean borders Australia's western coastline?
The Indian Ocean
What is the only ocean through which the equator does not pass?
The Arctic Ocean.