Geography II

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Geography II
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  1. Perihelion
    Earth's closest position to the sun during its orbit
  2. Aphelion
    Furthest position to the sun during its orbit
  3. 5 reasons for seasons
    • revolution
    • rotation
    • tilt
    • Axial Parallelism
    • Sphericity
  4. Revolution
    Earth Revolves around the sun 365.24 days at a speed of 107,280
  5. Rotation
    earth rotates on its axis once every 24 hours at 1675 kph
  6. Tilt
    tilted 23.5 degrees from plane of ecliptic
  7. Plane of ecliptic
    great circle formed by the intersection of the plane of the earth's orbit with the apparent annual path of the suns in the heavans
  8. Axial Parallelism
    Axis maintains its alignment during orbit around the Sun
  9. Sphericity
    earth is a sphere situated parallel to sun's rays

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