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Transcript of Geography Orientation
*The angular distance of a location north or south of the equator.
*Measured in degrees, minutes and seconds north or south.
There are 60' per degree.
Equator= 0 Degrees.
North Pole=90 Degrees N
South Pole=90 Degrees S
LONGITUDE: The angular distance from the Prime Meridian.
*Prime Meridian = 0 degrees.
The equator and the Prime Meridian divide the Earth into hemispheres. The area North of the Equator is the
. The area South is known as the
. Area East:
. Area West:
Which hemisphere are we currently in?
We want 7 Continents:
Oceania (Indonesia, Australia, New Zealand)
The latitudes north and south of the equator in which the sun can remain above or below the horizon for 24 hours
*Arctic Circle=66 degrees, 33', 44" N
*Antarctic Circle=66 degrees, 33', 44" S
Cool places (and I mean cool as in "cool" but also really cold):
Using your textbook (pgs. A2-A47) and the map packet, identify and LABEL EACH OCEAN, SEA, CONTINENT and the COUNTRIES within them.
Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Arctic, Southern Ocean
Mediterranean, Adriatic, Arabian, Caspian,Black, Red, and the Persian Gulf
China, Japan, India, Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Turkey, Vietnam, Korea
Egypt, Liberia, Ethiopia, South Africa, Libya, Democratic Republic of Congo
Brazil, Nicaragua, Peru, Panama
North America/ Carribean:
USA, Cuba, Mexico
Germany, Russia, Great Britain, France, Italy, Greece, Poland, Belgium, Portugal, Austria, Hungary
Murmansk, Russia: Population: 311,000. Largest city north of the Arctic Circle
Really hot places: Cities on the Equator.
Lastly, two more places of interest:
Circles of latitude north and south that are the most northerly or southerly positions on earth at which the sun may appear directly overhead at its zenith.
Tropic of Cancer: 23 degrees, 26', 16" N
Tropic of Capricorn: 23 degrees, 26', 16" S