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Geography Test Study Guide-USI2a-d


Question

Answer

Continents'>USI2a-Oceans and Continents



  1. __?__ are large land masses surrounded by water.




  1. Name all seven continents.


  1. __?__ is considered a continent even though it is not entirely surrounded by water.




  1. The land mass of Europe and Asia is sometimes referred to as __?__




  1. Name all five oceans.



  1. Label all seven continents and five oceans on the world map below; include Eurasia.






  1. __Continents________________




  1. _Africa, Asia, Antarctica, Australia,

___Europe, North America________

__South America____________




  1. ___Europe________________



  1. _____Eurasia_________________




  1. _Arctic,Atlantic,Indian, Ocean__Arctic__Ocean__Africa'>Pacific____Southern__________________

_____________________________


  1. (see map below)







Pacific

Pacific

Ocean

Arctic

Ocean

Africa

Asia





North

America

Europe


Atlantic

Ocean



South

America

Indian

Ocean


Australia



Southern Ocean



Antarctica




6a. Lines of __?_____are also known as parallels and run horizontally around the Earth. However these lines measure distances North or South of the major line of Latitude called the____?_____.

(They run East and West but measure North and South)

6b. Lines of _____?___are also known as meridians and run vertically around the Earth. However these lines measure distances East or West of the major line of Longitude called the____?___.

(They run North and South but measure East and West)




USI2b-Geographic Regions


7. Geographic regions have distinctive__?__.
8. Broad lowlands, harbors, sandy beaches, ports
9. Old mountains, eroded by weathering

Stretches from Canada to Alabama.


10. Some of the oldest rocks, carved by glaciers. Horseshoe shaped around the Hudson Bay
11. Many rivers, rolling flatland & hills, trees, & grass
12. Flat land that slowly raises in elevation, tall grass, few trees
13. Tall, rugged mountains, Not as old as the Appalachian Mountains. The Continental Divide
14. Death valley. Varying elevations with a few mountains, like the Sierra Nevada and Cascades.
15. High cliffs, rugged mountains, fertile valleys, rich farmland
16. Locate each of the eight geographic regions on the map by matching the number to the region.


Hudson

Bay


6a. _Latitude__ __Equator__

6b. __Longitude_ Prime Meridian_

7. __Characteristics or Features__

8. __Coastal Plains___

9. __Appalachian Mountains____

10. _Canadian Shield___________

11. __Interior Lowands_________

12. __Great Plains_____________

13. __Rocky Mountains_________

14. __Basin & Range____________

15. __Coastal Range_____________

16. __7____Coastal Plain Region
__3____ Appalachian Highlands Region
__2____ The Canadian Shield Region
__6____The Interior Lowlands Region
__1____ The Great Plains Region
__8____The Rocky Mountains Region
__5____ The Basin and Range Region
__4____The Coastal Range Region


USI2c-North American Waterways






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