Type
Crossword
Description

cluster or collection of islands archipelago
a catchprase or a slogan tag line
a navigation system that functions because of satellites that orbit the earth GPS
the study and method of making maps cartography
horizontal lines on a map or a globe parallels
an imaginary line that around the center that divides Northern and Southern hemisphere equator
the latitude at 23.5 degrees north of the equator tropic of cancer
23.5 degrees south of the equator tropic of capricorn
66.5 degrees north of the equator arctic circle
66.5 degrees south of the equator Antarctic circle
the vertical lines that run through north and south pole meridians
opposite to the prime meridian (use abbreviation) IDL
traditional way of locating places landmarks
location that uses neighboring countries as reference points vicinal
location that uses bodies of water as reference points insular
a country in the north of the PH taiwan
ocean in the east of the PH Pacific ocean

Geography Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

An imaginary line that circle Earth parallel to the Equator Latitude
An imaginary line that runs north to south but measures distance east and west of the Prime Meridian Longitude
The reference point from which east and west longitude lines are measured at 0 degrees Prime Meridian
The unit of measurement to determine absolute location Degree
The lines of latitude Parallels
The lines of longitude Meridian
Half the Earth (northern, southern, eastern, western) Hemisphere
A round model of the Earth that shows the continents and the oceans in their true shapes Globe
The study of the Earth Geography
North, East, South or West Cardinal Directions
A representation of the Earth's rounded surface on a piece of paper Projection
The exact position on the Earth Absolute Location

Geography Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Description of the formations of the earth, mountains, valleys, rivers, and lakes Physical Geography
Description of the boundaries of states & regions, the location of cities & towns, and other aspects of human society that have to do with geography Political Geograhpy
A map that shows a specific topic theme or spacial distribution of an activity Thematic Map
Imaginary lines that run east to west around the globe and measure distance north and south of the equator Latitude
Imaginary lines that run north to south around the globe and measure distance east and west of the prime meridian Longitude
The exact position of a place on earth often stated in latitude and longitude Absolute Location
A location of a place in relation to another place Relative Location
The imaginary circle around the earth, halfway between the north and south poles. Equator
It points which way is north, south, east, west, and some intermediate directions on the map. Compass Rose
A small table accompanying the map that explains the symbols that are used on the map. Legend
The ratio between the distance between two points found on the map as compared to the actual distance between these points in the real world. Map-Scale
The line that passes through Greenwich, England. (0 degrees longitude) Prime Meridian

5 Themes of Geography Key Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Study of the human and nonhuman features of Earth. Geography
North, South, East, and West Cardinal Directions
Directoins Northeast, Northwest, Southeast, and Southwest. Intermediate
Distance north or south of the Equater. Latitude
Distance east or west of the Prime Meridian Longitude
Each half of the Earth; Northern, Southern, Eastern, Western hemispheres Hemisphere
A place's exact location on Earth. absolute location
Location of a place in relation to another place. Relative location
The mix of human and nonhuman features at a given location. Place
An area with atleast one unifying physical or human feature. Region
How people, goods, and ideas get from one place to another. Movement
Height above sea level. Elavation
Map that shows physical, or natural features, such as mountains, rivers, and oceans Physical map
Map that shows political units, such as countries or cities. Political map
Line of latitude at 0 degrees; imaginary line that divides the northern and southern hemispheres. Equater
Line of longitude at o degrees; imaginary line that divides the eastern and western hemispheres Prime Meridian

Latitude and Longitude Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

number of degrees in the northern hemisphere ninety
0 degrees latitude is the _________ equator
lines that run east and west but measure north and south latitude
Another name for line of latitude parallels
Another name for line of longitude meridians
lines that run from north to south but measure east and west longitude
latitude and longitude together are the ________ of a place coordinates
Using latitude and longitude together gives us an _________ __________on the earth exact location
0 degrees longitude in the _________ ____________ prime meridian
number of degrees in the western hemisphere one hundred eighty
total number of degrees of longitude on the earth three hundred sixty
Total number of degrees of latitude on the earth one hundred eighty
half of the earth hemisphere
latitude and longitude is measured in _________ degrees

Geography Unit 1 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Imaginary Line that runs North and South, but measures East and West Longitude
Imaginary line that runs East and West, but measures North and South Latitude
The exact position of a place on the earth's surface. Absolute Location
A location of a place in relation to another place. (New Jersey is south of New York). Relative Location
What is it like there? Can be expressed by its Physical and Human Characteristics. Place
Areas of the earth with shared characteristics, such as physical, human, or cultural. Region
The ways and reasons people, products, & ideas move from one place to another. Movement
The changes people make in their environment both for positive and negative. Human-Environment Interaction
An imaginary circle around the middle of the earth, located at 0 degrees latitude. Equator
The line that is located at 0° longitude. Prime Meridian
90 degrees South of the Equator South Pole
90 degrees North of the Equator North Pole
The line that tells the subject of the map. Title
Explains the lines, symbols, and colors used on a map. Key
Compares a distance on a map with a distance in the real world. Scale
A graphic/symbol on a map showing cardinal and intermediate directions. Compass Rose
The natural characteristic of the earth's surface (river, mountain, lake, forest). Physical features
Theme that tells where something is. (Relative or Absolute) Location
The study of the earth in all its variety. Geography
The way of life of a group of people who share similar beliefs and customs. Culture

Maps and Globes Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A drawing of a place that contains information about the features of the area. map
A 3-D model of the Earth. globe
Where a specific place on Earth can be found. location
A solid figure that has the shape of a ball. sphere
Half of a sphere. Hemisphere
The geographic point on Earth which is the farthest north. NorthPole
The geographic point on Earth that is the farthest south. Southpole
The half of Earth that is located north of the equator. Northernhemisphere
The half of Earth that is located south of the equator. southernhemisphere
The half of Earth that is located east of the prime meridian. easternhemisphere
The half of Earth that is located west of the prime meridian. westernhemisphere
An imaginary line that circles the Earth halfway between the North and South Poles. It divides the Earth into the Northern and Southern Hemispheres. equator
An imaginary line that circles the Earth from pole to pole. It divides the Earth into the Eartern and Western Hemispheres. primemeridian
Imiginary lines on a map or globe that run from north to south. These lines can tell you how far east or west a place is located from the prime meridian. linesoflongitude
Imaginary lines on a map or globe that run from east to west. These lines can tell you how far north or south a place is located from the equator. linesoflatitude

Maps Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A representational drawing of a location Map
A map of earth that models its shape, and the locations and relative sizes of oceans and continents Globe
an imaginary line around Earth's middle; lies between the north and south poles. Equator
East-west lines that are north or south of the equator latitude
north-south lines that are east or west of the prime meridian longitude
2 words: 0 degrees longitude primemeridian
2 words: an imaginary longitude line located at 180 degrees from the prime meridian Internationaldateline
a special area on a map that lists and explains the symbols that are used legend
the distance between a high and low place on a map relief
the height of an object measured from a reference level such as sea level elevation
2 words: the average level of the ocean sealevel
a map that uses contour lines to show elevation topographic
a measure of how steep land is slope

Five Themes of Geography Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

materials or substances such as minerals, forests, water, and fertile land naturalresources
a planet's meridian adopted as the zero of longitude primemeridian
people changing and affecting a enviroment humaninteraction
imaginary line drawn around the earth equally distant from both poles, dividing the earth into northern and southern hemispheres equator
angular distance of a place north or south of the earth's equator latitude
particular place or position location
angular distance of a place east or west of the meridian longitude
a half of a sphere hemisphere
a particular position or point in space place
act of changing physical location or position movement
weather conditions prevailing in an area in general or over a long period climate
arrangement of the natural and artificial physical features of an area topography
area or division, especially part of a country or the world region
science or practice of drawing maps cartography
any of the 24 longitudinal areas into which the world is divided and within which the same standard time is used timezone

World Geography Review #1 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Answers the question, "What is it like there?" - Includes physical and human characteristics place
A ___________ is a group of places united by one or more common characteristics. region
Answers the question, "Where is it?" - absolute or relative location
One theme is geography is the continual _________ of people, ideas, and goods. movement
The study of geography includes looking at human/environment ________, or how and why people chnage their surroundings. interaction
A computer geographic program used in our modern society. GIS
A model of the earth and shows the earth's shape, lands, distances, and directions. globe
Imaginary lines that divide the earth in half Hemispheres
Parallel lines that circle the earth and measure distance in degrees north and south of the Equator. Latitude
Meridian lines the measure distance in degrees east or west of the Prime Meridian. longitude
Mapmakers use various ways, or _____________, of showing the earth on a flat piece of paper. projections
The map ____ explains the lines, symbols, and colors used on a map. key
A symbol on the map that tells you cardinal directions is called a ______ rose. compass
A measuring line called a ________ bar, helps you determine distance on a map. scale
A _____________ map shows the names and boundaries of countries and often identfiy major physical features. political
A __________ map shows landforms and water features. physical
A __________ map shows how flat or rugged the land surface is. relief
A __________ map shows elevation. contour
A _____ graph used wide lines to compare data visually. bar
A ________ graph is a useful tool for showing change over time. line
A _________ graph is used when you want to show the how the whole of something is divided into parts. circle
This is used as a way of summarizing and presenting information visually. graph
___________ use rows of small pictures or symbols - each picture or symbol representing an amount. pictographs
A _____________ combines a line graph and a bar graph. climograph
_____________ are drawings that show steps in a process. diagram
Area of land drained by a given river and its branches basin
Flat, low-lying land built up from soil carried downstream by a river and deposited at its mouth. delta
A narrow stretch of land connecting two larger land areas. isthmus
Body of land jutting into a lake or ocean, surrounded on three sides by water. peninsula

Map Skills Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

north,south,east,west cardinal
half of the globe hemisphere
imaginary lines on the earth that run north and south longitude
A tool used to locate directions compass rose
relationship between the size on the map and the actual size scale
a map key legend
northeast,southeast,northwest,southwest intermediate
7 landforms continents
natural formation of rock and dirt landform
a huge body of salt water ocean
divides the north and south of the earth equator
imaginary lines that run east and west latitude