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6A: Wind-Driven Ocean Circulation and Ocean Gyres Started: June 27, 2009 2:55 PM Questions: 32     1. 6A-1  (Points: 1)      The globe is rotating _________________. a. clockwise b. counterclockwise   Save Answer     2. 6A-2  (Points: 1)      From your vantage point, any location you can see on the globe (except the North Pole) would be moving  along a ____ path. a. straight b. curved   Save Answer     3. 6A-3  (Points: 1)      Viewed fromthis perspective, the globe is rotating in a __________ direction.
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a. clockwise b. counterclockwise   Save Answer     4. 6A-4  (Points: 1)      What has changed? a. Earth's absolute sense of rotation b. Your viewing of the same rotation from opposite directions   Save Answer     5. 6A-5  (Points: 1)      From your Southern Hemisphere perspective, any location you can see on the globe (except the South Pole)  would be moving along a __________ path. a. straight b. curved   Save Answer     6. 6A-6 
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  Fromthis perspective, a point on the equator would move eastward along a ________ path. a. straight b. curved   Save Answer     7. 6A-7  (Points: 1)      In the Northern Hemisphere the sense is _____________. a. clockwise b. counterclockwise   Save Answer     8. 6A-8  (Points: 1)      In the Southern Hemisphere the sense is _____________. a. clockwise
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This note was uploaded on 07/17/2011 for the course GEO 1080 taught by Professor Bartlett during the Spring '11 term at Utah Valley University.

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