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Unformatted text preview: o Antimeridian- 180 degrees from Prime Meridian • Equinox and Solstice? o Equinox- when the Sun shines directly over the equator o Solstice- occurs twice a year when Earth is oriented directly toward/away from the Sun o This is what causes seasonality. • Earth’s tilt is 23.5 degrees. • Three types of thematic maps: o Topographic- Each contour line has a specific value o Cartogram- • Sex ratio? o Ratio of number of males to females o Usually 105:100 Gender selection, wars and outmigration of workers affect this...
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- Fall '07
- Geography, Equator, prime meridian