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physicaql geography 5gr
land forms, hemisphere, continents..
what is human geography?
human geography is the study of people and how they interiact.
what is physical geography?
physical geography is the study of the eart's surface
what is called the movement of the continents?
what are called landforms?
the different surface features of the earth are called landforms
how much of the eart's surface is covered by land?
one third of the earth's surface is covered by land
why people settled near the water?
because water is essential for survival
what is called the continuous cycle of movement which the water goes through?
where do you find fresh water?
rivers and lakes
how much % of the earth's water is fresh water?
3% of the earth's water is fresh water
how much percentage of the is covered in water?
70% of the earth is covered with water
what is continental drift?
the movement of the continents over millions of years
the longitudine line, the line that divides the earth into the Eastern and Western Hemisphere is called?
why the geographer created a series of imaginery lines called lines of latitudine and lines of longitudine?
tho help locate poits on a map or globe
the imaginary line that divides the earth into the Northen and southern Hemispheres is called?
the series of imaginery lines that the geographer created on the globe are called?
lines of langitudine and lines of longitudine
why geographer developed maps and globes?
to better study the earth