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Noah Schuster

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What is the longest river in the world

The River Nile in Africa, is generally considered to be the longest river in the World. Its length is 6,650 km (4,132 miles). The length of the Nile river is 7,088 km (4,405 miles). It is the longest river of the world.

The Nile is 6750 km ( 4195 miles) long according to the Guinness book of records. It has several mouths which makes its length somewhat debatable.

Length: 4,345 mi

In which hemisphere are most land areas located

northern hemisphere

What continent borders Asia on the west

Europe

Which term describes exactly where a place is located

Absolute location

What term is defined as features that give the land its shape and look

Landforms give the land its shape and look. Land forms is hat gives land t's shape and look. Earth is round and looks like a ball.

What city does the prime meridian pass directly through

Greenwich,England
The Prime Meridian is defined as the longitude of the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, England, which is a suburb of London, but there are other towns and cities on the Prime Meridian.

For example; Somersahm, England; Argentan, France; La Pobla Tornesa and Jalon, Spain; Stidia, Algeria, Arabou, Mali and Yendi, Ghana.

Which climate is dominant in Indochina

tropical

Which of these measures distances east or west on a map

The third one on the list does.

In which country are the cities of casablanca and tangier located

morocco

What direction is being traveled if you are bearing 325

Northwest.

What does N represent on a compass rose

North

Why does a map have a title

The title is to identify a map.

What imaginary line divides the earth in to hemispheres

The imaginary line that divides the earth into the northern and southern hemispheres is called Equator, the line that divides it into the eastern and western hemispheres is the prime meridian.

What is the term for a map that is made by wrapping a piece of paper around a globe

phuk it

Which term refers to a group of mountains that are grouped together as a system

range

Which term refers to large masses of slowly moving ice

glaciers

Which term refers to a deep valley with steep sides

A Canyon

A Ravine

A Gorge

A Gully

A defile

A Linn

A Flume

A Clough

Which of these is a major North American mountain range

Rocky mountains

Which of these is a major mountain range found in South America

Andes

What type of map becomes more distorted with greater distance from the center

Polar projection

What is a tool that shows the relationship between on a map and actual distances

Scale

If the directions state to turn right at the drug store and walk to the coffee shop across the street what type of location is being described

relative location

About when does winter begin in the United states

About when does winter begin in the United States

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