Western Hemisphere

Geographically, the western hemisphere is half of the Earth – from the Prime Meridian (the line at 0° longitude) until the End Meridian (the International Date Line at 180° longitude). This hemisphere is composed mainly of the Americas.

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Israel
Hemispheres
Western Hemisphere

What hemisphere is Israel in?

north

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Northern Hemisphere
Western Hemisphere
Latitude and Longitude

Where is 38 degrees latitude -97 degrees longitude?

That would be a spot about 4 miles SSE from Arkansas City, Kansas. I place those coordinates about 20 miles east and 3 miles south of Newton, Kansas.

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Jobs & Education
Catholicism
Western Hemisphere
Latin America

Are most Latin Americans literate?

Today nearly 90 per cent of Latin American/Caribbean adults can read and write in Spanish but poor education systems continue to generate new illiterates

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Hemispheres
Western Hemisphere
Continents

What continent is in all four hemispheres?

Antartica

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Western Hemisphere

What continents are in the Eastern and Southern Hemispheres?

The continents in the Eastern Hemisphere are Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia.

The continents in the Southern Hemisphere are Australia, Antarctica and part of Africa and South America.
Africa, Antarctica, Asia, and Australia.

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Western Hemisphere

What is the western hemisphere alliance?

The OAS [Organization of America States] was founded in 1948 to promote democracy and economic development in the America's [North, Central and South] as well as create a forum to settle disputes amoungst member states. More information can be found at the official website: http:/www.usoas.usmission.gov/history.html

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Pennsylvania
Western Hemisphere
Columbia South Carolina

What are Western Pennsylvania's natural resources?

AnswerIron, and timber!!! (though, only modest amounts of both nowadays)

Let's not forget coal, though most is not currently being mined, as it is cheaper to extract from mines in West Virginia.

Natural Gas is being found in very significant amounts.

Various types of quality commercial stone: marble, granite, slate, etc.

There are also significant grazing areas for dairy cows, sheep, cattle, and pigs. Corn, alfalfa, and hay are major crops.

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History of the United States
Western Hemisphere

How did the Columbian Exchange impact people living in Europe and in the Western Hemisphere?

People in both places were introduced to new crops and animals.

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Travel & Places
Western Hemisphere

Canada is found in the eastern or western hemisphere?

Western

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Western Hemisphere
Deserts

What deserts are in the western hemisphere?

North American Deserts:
Mojave Desert (includes Death Valley)
Sonoran Desert (includes Colorado Desert)
Chihuahuan Desert
Great Basin Desert
Colorado Plateau Desert (includes the Painted Desert)

South American Deserts
Patagonian Desert
Atacama Desert
Monte Desert
Sechura Desert
Guajira Desert

In addition, the far western Sahara Desert is in the Western Hemisphere.


North America:

Mojave Desert (includes Death Valley)

Sonoran Desert (includes Colorado Desert)

Chihuahuan Desert

Great Basin Desert

Colorado Plateau Desert (includes Painted Desert)

South America:

Patagonian Desert

Atacama Desert

Monte Desert

Sechura Desert

Guajira Desert

In addition, a small part of the Sahara enters the Western Hemisphere.

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Western Hemisphere
Mapping and Cartography

Where is US situated on a world map?

The US will be found between Canada and Mexico in North America,
and between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans.

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Eastern Hemisphere
Western Hemisphere

Is the continent of Asia in the Eastern or Western hemisphere?

The vast majority of Asia (99.99%) is in the Eastern Hemisphere. However, there is a small piece of Siberian Russia which crosses over the 180o mark into the Western Hemisphere.

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Western Hemisphere

Does the eastern or western hemisphere include more continents?

Eastern

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Distances and Travel Times
Western Hemisphere

What hemisphere is Athens in?

Greece is in South-eastern Europe, Athens being the country's capital city (northern hemisphere) Hope this helps!

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Eastern Hemisphere
Western Hemisphere
Landforms

What is a smaller area within a larger region?

subregion

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Travel & Places
North America
Hemispheres
Western Hemisphere

In what two hemispheres is North America?

North America is entirely in the Northern hemisphere.

In addition, the continent is almost but not quite entirely in the Western hemisphere,
with an exceedingly small fragment of its territory in the Eastern hemisphere.

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Western Hemisphere
Continents

Which continents are in the Western Hemisphere?

North and South America and a small part of Europe and Africa are in the Western Hemisphere. The term refers to the half part of the Earth that lies west of the Prime Meridian. The term is used specifically to refer to the Americas or the New World.

Only North and South America are completely in the western hemisphere.

(Except that a small part of North America is in the Eastern one.) North America and South America are located in the western hemisphere.

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Northern Hemisphere
Western Hemisphere

Is Toronto Canada in the northern hemisphere?

yes... obviously

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Ireland
Hemispheres
Western Hemisphere

The Ireland is in the eastern or western hemisphere?

western

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Australia
Southern Hemisphere
Western Hemisphere

What hemisphere is Australia in?

Australia is in both the southern and eastern hemispheres.
The Southern Hemisphere.

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Hemispheres
Western Hemisphere
Continents

How many continents are almost totally within the Western Hemisphere?

Only 2 continents, North America and South America, are mostly within the Western Hemisphere. Only the Aleutian Islands of Alaska extend into the eastern hemisphere.

By technical definition, parts of western Europe, western Africa, and Antarctica are in the western hemisphere, as well as islands in New Zealand. The western hemisphere includes all areas west of the Prime Meridian at Greenwich, and east of 180° longitude (roughly the same as the International Date Line).

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Firearms
Phishing
Western Hemisphere
Example Sentences

How are western field 22 rifles serialized?

Prior to 1968, some inexpensive .22 rifles were not serialized.

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Western Hemisphere
Word Games
Humor & Amusement
Scattergories and Words Starting with Certain Letters

Name a Holiday that starts with the letter E?

Easter

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Western Hemisphere

How many hours ahead is Australia from the US?

Disregarding Daylight Saving (which QLD doesn't currently use), the East Coast of Australia is 15 hours ahead of New York, and 18 hours ahead of Los Angelos.

But, taking Daylight Saving into account (using NSW), the East Coast of Australia is 16 hours ahead of New York, and 19 hours ahead of Los Angelos.

The hours have to be counted westward from Australia - across the Indian Ocean, Africa, and the Atlantic Ocean.

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Western Hemisphere
Mountains
Andes

Whats the tallest mountain in the western hemisphere?

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