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Hemispheres

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The earth is divided by the equator and the meridian into four hemispheres: northern, southern, eastern and western.
At that time of year, the northern hemisphere is angled toward the  the sun so it gets more light and longer days.
Clockwise in Northern Hemisphere. Counterclockwise in Southern Hemisphere.
The Southern Hemisphere compass will naturally align it self with the South Pole      answer 2 A compass designed to work in the southern hemisphere will have the needle/card balanced differently, for in the S hemisphere the S pole will cause the compass to dip slightly - and opposite to...
The South Pole is entirely in the southern hemisphere, and half inthe eastern hemisphere and half in the western hemisphere.
Like North America and all islands in the Caribbean, Jamaica is in the Northern hemisphere. It is also in the Western hemisphere.
No. It's in the northern hemisphere.
It is in the Western and Northern hemisphere
South America including Ecuador, Colombia and Brazil.
If standing on 0 latitude and longitude ( doesn't matter which  pole) the compass would go crazy
The Northern and Western Hemispheres.
the northen hemisphere doestnt have a sun so it isn't a planet and what is the northen hemisphere coz i am confused
southern has more water than northern xD
You can find the Trans-antarctic Mountain Range North and West of  the South Pole.
what are three countries with the largest land areas in the western hemisphere
same as in the northen hemisphere The average time from the September equinox to the December solstice is about 89 days and 20½ hours.
Answer . It drains straight... no spinning. I was recently at the equator in Kenya and they had a demo to show this. It was quite intriguing to witness!
There are no houses at the North Pole, in fact there is nothing, except a vast featureless ice sheet floating on the Arctic Ocean.
The country Taiwan is located in the Northern Hemisphere.
Mexico and the rest of the Americas form the Western Hemisphere.  Mexico is north of the equator, so is also in the Northern  Hemisphere.
The American explorer Frederick Albert Cook stated that he reached the North Pole in 1908, but his claim is not widely accepted. The conquest of the North Pole is traditionally credited to American Navy engineer Robert Edwin Peary, who claimed to have reached the Pole on April 6, 1909 but Peary's...
matthew henson is so important because he was the first person ever to be in the north pole he also traveled with peary henson
Other than the South Pole in Antarctica, the southernmost point is Cape Horn in South America, which is the closest point of any continent to Antarctica proper (Larsen Ice Shelf).
Over Water, the equator and prime meridian meet over the Gulf of Guinea in the Atlantic ocean a few hundred kilometers off the coast of Africa, about 385 miles south of Accra, Ghana, and 650 miles west of Libreville, Gabon. Also the international date line (180 meridian) and the equator meet over...
Detroit is in the northern hemisphere, the half of the earth above the equator that includes the North Pole.
  == near the north pole ==
No its in the eastern hemisphere
Since the North Pole is technically one point in the center of the  Arctic Circle, more bears would live in the larger area.
The Arctic is the region you will find the North Pole on.
All fifty states of the United States are above the Tropic ofCapricorn. The Tropic of Capricorn runs horizontally around theworld, cutting just below center of South America. The UnitedStates lies in the Tropic of Cancer.
The polar easterlies (also known as the Polar Hadley cells) are the dry, cold prevailing winds that blow from both poles.
El Salvador is in the southern and eastern hemisphere.
The Greenwich or "Prime" meridian was arbitrarily defined as 0 degrees of longitude. Longitudinal positions are measured as either east or west from Greenwich. (The French for a while had a separate system that used the Paris meridian as 0 degrees). Since a sphere - the Earth - has 360 degrees of...
The first inhabitants of the Western Hemisphere came from Asia. At  a time when the Bering Strait was frozen, they were able to walk  from Siberia to Alaska.
When the southern hemisphere is tilted towards the sun, that means that the northern hemisphere is titled away from the sun. This is winter.
No, Barbados is located in the Caribbean Islands which is in the Northeastern Hemisphere. :)
Greece is positioned in both the northern and eastern hemispheres and located in the southeastern region ofthe European Continent on the northern Greek peninsula.
Because the earth is not a perfect sphere and bulges slightly at the equator you are further from the centre of the earth and you would weigh very slightly less at the equator than at the poles.
he was the first black man to stand on the top of the world
Europeans have a diverse culture between eastern and eastern nations and the differences is that western is where Tupac from and eastern is where Biggie Smalls from.
  Easy. When you want to travel ANYWHERE from the North Pole, you will be going south.
the southern states agreed congress could regulate trade between  the states, and other countries. In exchange the north agreed that  congress could not tax exports or intervene with slave trade.
it is loaded i the just hemisphere
The surface area of a sphere is 4 π r2. Since a hemisphere is half of a sphere, the equation will be 2 π r2.
It's not, last time I checked it was in the Northern Hemisphere. Hang on, I will check again, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Yep, it's still in the nothern hemisphere.
The state of Hawaii is closer to the Equator. The state of Alaska is closer to the north Pole. The half-and-half dividing line passes through the 48 contiguous other states.
Yes. It's the parallel of south latitude roughly 66.7 degrees south of the equator.
northern and western
The Germans, and the French used poison gas and other gases like  Poison Gastear GasViolent fit of sneezingBut Poison Gas was mainly used in WWII.
*Facepalm* The same as the northern.
  Believe this my Caucasian brethren , the answer is Haiti!
For 2009, Summer begins June 21, 1:45 A.M. EDT (summer solstice) In the Northern hemisphere, based on astronomical definition, summer begins on the day of the June solstice, which is at 1:45 A.M. EDT on June 21, 2009. While many Western calendars may mark June 21, 2009 as the beginning of summer,...
No, but the heads on the people are MUCH bigger!
matt henson and maries henson
They don't. Penguins are found in the Antarctic, but not at the South Pole itself. This theoretical point lies too far inland for penguins, or any other animals to venture. Penguins are only found in the southern hemisphere, and are by no means restricted to the Antarctic. Whilst nothing can...
  Edwin Peary was the first to set foot on the North Pole.
Winter When the north end of the earths axis is tilted toward the sun, the northern hemisphere has summer. At the same time, the south end of earths axis is tilted away from the sun. As a result the southerns hemisphere has winter.
The western hemisphere is a geographical term for the half of the Earth that lies west of the Prime Meridian. It is also used to specifically refer to the Americas. Source: Wikipedia. President James Monroe introduced the Monroe Doctrine, stating that further colonization of the Americas by Europe...
Polar,Temperature, and Tropical zone
America (this is assuming that they are all one country as the Olympic rings do as in 1 for America, 1 for Asia, 1 for Africa, 1 for Australia, and 1 for England) though you may be referring to Africa)
Both, Finland is in the Northern and eastern Hemispheres.
the southern hemisphere has more water