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  • 1. Latitude, Longitude and Hemispheres Review
  • 2. Lines of Latitude are also called…Parallels
  • 3. Lines of Longitude are also called… Meridians
  • 4. Lines of latitude run ____ to ____ but are measured as _____ or _____. east…west / north…south
  • 5. Lines of longitude run ____ to ____but are measured as _____ or _____. north…south / east…west
  • 6. Is this a line of latitudeor longitude? What isit called?
  • 7. Tropic of Cancer
  • 8. And this one?
  • 9. Tropic of Capricorn
  • 10. What is this line oflatitude called?
  • 11. The Antarctic Circle
  • 12. What about this one?
  • 13. Equator!!
  • 14. The Tropic of Capricorn
  • 15. One more…
  • 16. The Arctic Circle
  • 17. What about this famousline of longitude? It’smeasured at 0 degrees.
  • 18. The Prime Meridian
  • 19. Where?What is the approximate location using latitude and longitude measurements?
  • 20. 50 E 60 E 70 E 80 E 90 E60 N50 N40 N30 N
  • 21. AnswerAbout 42 N, 72 E
  • 22. One more…
  • 23. 50 E 60 E 70 E 80 E 90 E60 N50 N40 N30 N
  • 24. AnswerAbout 55 N, 85 E
  • 25. The Northern and Southern Hemispheres are separated by… The Equator
  • 26. The Eastern and WesternHemispheres are divided by…The Prime Meridian (and the 180th parallel or the International Date Line)
  • 27. Identify at least two continents in the Northern Hemisphere
  • 28. Identify at least two continents in the Northern HemisphereNorthAmerica Asia Europe Africa
  • 29. Identify at least two continents in the Southern Hemisphere
  • 30. Identify at least two continents in the Southern Hemisphere Africa South America Antarctica Australia
  • 31. Identify at least two continents in the Western Hemisphere
  • 32. Identify at least two continents in the Western Hemisphere North America South AmericaAntarctica
  • 33. Identify at least two continents in the Eastern Hemisphere
  • 34. Europe Asia Africa Australia Antarctica
  • 35. Identify at least two oceans in the Northern Hemisphere
  • 36. Identify at least two oceans in the Northern Hemisphere Pacific Ocean IndianAtlantic OceanOcean
  • 37. Identify at least two oceans in the Southern Hemisphere
  • 38. Identify at least two oceans in the Southern Hemisphere Atlantic Ocean Indian OceanPacificOcean
  • 39. Identify at least two oceans in the Western Hemisphere
  • 40. Identify at least two oceans in the Western Hemisphere ArcticArctic Ocean OceanPacificOcean Atlantic Ocean
  • 41. Identify at least two oceans in the Eastern Hemisphere
  • 42. ArcticOcean Pacific OceanAtlanticOcean Indian Ocean
  • 43. Why does Earth have seasons? Earth’s axis is tilted at about 23 degrees. This means that the sun’s rays hit Earth at a more direct angle during summer than winter.