Geography Unit 1

Geography

 

antarctic circle

 

the imaginary line that marks the edge of the Southern Frigid Zone

 

arctic circle

 

the imaginary line that marks the edge of the Northern Frigid Zone

 

axis

 

an imaginary line through the poles of the earth

 

continent

 

a large landmass of the earth, such as Africa or North America

 

equator

an imaginary line running east and west around the middle of the earth and dividing the Northern Hemisphere from the Southern Hemisphere

 

globe

 

a round model of the earth

 

hemisphere

 

half of a sphere or globe

 

tropic of Cancer

 

the imaginary line that marks the northern edge of the tropical zone

 

tropic of Capricorn

 

the imaginary line that marks the southern edge of the tropical zone

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