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Word Search
Description

Population pyramids
Climate graph
Topography
Precipitation
Contiguous
Legend
Compass rose
Great-circle route
Map projections
Atlas
Contients
Hemisphere
Degrees
Prime meridian
Meridian
Parallel
Equator
Longitude
Latitude
Grid

Maps and Globes Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Human Features
Natural Features
Place
Grid
Locator Map
Legend
Key
Scale Bar
Hemisphere
Meridian
Parallel
Latitude
Longitude
Prime Meridian
Compass Rose
Relative Location
Absolute Location
Location
Human Environment
Geography

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

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

Intro to Physical Geography Part 1 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Biospere, Hydrospere, Lithosphere & Atmosphere fourspheresofearth
Latitude and Longitude find what? Absolute Location
Gases that surround and protect earth from the suns rays Atmosphere
Communities of animals, plants, etc. Biomes
Shows directions on a map compass rose
Due to the land's lower specific heat capacity continentality
Warm air rises, cold air sinks atmospheric circulati
Elevation on a map contour maps
Causes warmest tempuratures direct sunlight
Causes coldest tempuratures dispersed sunlight
East of the Prime Meridian Eastern Hemisphere
Above sea level Elevation
Equal amount of sunlight and darkness during a 24 hour period Equinox
Latitude, elevetion, ocean currents, etc. affecting climate
One or more common features that make it different from surrounding areas formal region
Made up of sifferent places that are linked together and function as a single unit functional region
The shortest place from one place to another Great circle route
Where the Prime Meridian is located greenwich england
97% of earth's water is salt water hydrosphere
Line that runs north to south Internationaldatelin
Natural feature of the landscape Landforms
Lists and explains the symbols and colors on a map key
"Parallels" lines of latitude

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

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

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

Map terms Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Scale
Hemispheres
West
East
South
North
Northern
Western
Southern
Pacific
Atlantic
Continents
Oceans
Map
Legend
Parallels
Meridians
Latitude
Longitude
Equator
Grid

Map Terminology Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

A circle showing the principal directions printed on a map or chart Compass Rose
Is included with a map to unlock information needed for the map to make sense. Key
Refers to the relationship between distance on the map and distance on the ground Map Scale
Used to represent real objects like mountains Map Symbol
The four main points on a compass Cardinal Directions
The directions on the compass between the cardinal points. Intermidiate Directions
Often included a lot of landforms like desert,mountain,and plains. Physical Map
Representation of an area of land or sea showing cities and roads. Map
Often show countries ,states,counties,and bodies of waters Political Map
The Earth Globe
A half of Earth ussually divided into northern and southern half. Hemisphere
Is half of earth that is north of the equator. Northern Hemisphere
The half of Earth south of the equator. Southern Hemisphere
A half of earth west of the prime meridian Western Hemisphere
A half of earth east of the prime meridian. Eastern Hemisphere
A imaginary line that is between the southern hemisphere and northern hemisphere Equator
The Earth zero of longitude Prime Meridian
The angular distance of a place northor south of the equator Latitude
The angular distance of a place east or west of the prime meridian Longitude
Te height of an object in relation to sea level or ground level Altitude

Geography Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

is a scale model of the Earth globe
is a symbolic represntation of all or part of the plant map
to create maps that are not interrupted, makers, or cartographers
traveling along a great circle is called following a great circle route
making a map projection
shows the earth centered in such a way planar
is based on the projection of the globe onto a cylinder cylindrical
comes from placing a cone over part of a globe conic
the basic tool for answering the question is location
theses lines cross one another forming a pattern called a grid system
is one of the halves into which the earth is divided hemisphere
lines of parallels or latitude
lines of meridians or longitude
these lines measure distance east or west of the prime meridian
every place has a global address, or absolute location
everything north of the equator is in the northren hemisphere
everything south of the equator is in the southren hemisphere
everything east of the prime medridian for 180 degrees is in the eastren hemisphere
everything west of the prime medridian for 180 degrees is in the western hemisphere
is a proportional relationship between the measurements shown on the map scale
lists and explains the symbols, colors, and lines used on the map key
is measured at 0 degrees latitude equator