Geography Flashcards

Geography
What state do you live in?
South Carolina
What County do you live in?
Lancaster
What Country do you live in?
United States of America
What Continent do you live on?
North America
What city do you live in?
Lancaster or Heath Springs
What Hemisphere do you live on?
Northern and Western
What Planet do you live on?
Earth
What are imaginary lines that run East and West?
Lines of Lattitude
What are the imaginary lines on a globe or map that run North and South?
Lines of Longitude
What is the name of a map?
Title
What part of the map shows distance in miles or Kilometers?
Scale
What part of the map shows the Symbols?
Key
What part of a map shows the intermediate and Cardinal Directions?
Compass Rose
What is a book of maps?
An Atlas
What is a 3D model of the Earth?
Globe
What shape is the Earth?
Sphere
What is the imaginary line of longitude that splits the Earth into the Eastern and Western Hemispheres?
Prime Meridian
What is the imaginary line of lattitude that splits the Earth into the Northern and Southern Hemispheres?
Equator
What are imaginary lines on the globe that run East and West?
Lines of Lattitude
What are imaginary lines on a map or globe that run North and South?
Lines of Longitude
What is half of the Earth?
Hemisphere
What are the Cardinal Directions?
North, South, East, West
What are the Intermediate Directions?
Northwest, Southwest, Northeast, Southeast
What are the Four hemispheres the Earth id devided into?
Northern, Southern, Eastern, Western
Name four oceans on Earth
Pacific, Atlantic, Artic, Indian
Name the seven continents?
Africa, North America, South America, Asia, Europe, Australia, Antarctica
Name the two mountain ranges located in the USA?
Rocky, Appalachian
Name the 5 Great Lakes?
Huron, Ontario, Michigan, Erie, Superior

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