GEOGRAPHY FINAL 6.9.14 (2 of 4)

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GEOGRAPHY FINAL 6.9.14 (2 of 4)
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  1. The knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors shared by a group
    Culture
  2. Economic system driven by consumer demand (no gov't control)
    Market Economy
  3. The line that is 0 degrees latitude
    Equator
  4. The line that is 0 degrees longitude (runs N/S through England)
    Prime Meridian
  5. Supercontinent that existed in Paleozoic era
    Pangea
  6. Sloping downward; descending
    Downhill
  7. Any half of the earth
    Hemisphere (northern; southern; western; eastern)
  8. Area where large number of earthquakes and volcanic eruptions occur at the basin of the Pacific Ocean
    Ring of Fire
  9. Molten or semi-molten rock
    Magma
  10. Outermost solid shell of a rock planet (Earth)
    Crust
  11. Series of ocean waves generated by sudden displacement of sea floor, landslides, or volcanic activity
    Tsunami
  12. Method of telling distance
    Scale
  13. Layer under earth's crust; thick solid rock; 85% of total mass of earth
    Mantle
  14. Center of earth
    Core
  15. Dry region of land on lee side of mountain (side of mountain protected from prevailing winds)
    Rain Shadow
  16. Southernmost tip of South America (located in Chile on small Hornas Island)
    Cape Horn
  17. Connects Atlantic Ocean via Caribbean Sea to Pacific Ocean
    Panama Canal
  18. Driest place in the world (located in Chile)
    Atacama Desert
  19. Fertile lowlands in Argentina
    Pampas
  20. Tallest mountain in the Western Hemisphere (located in Argentina)
    Mt. Aconcagua

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