Basic_Geography_Concepts_Worksheet_8_06

Basic_Geography_Concepts_Worksheet_8_06 - Basic Geography...

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Basic Geography Concepts Worksheet Directions: Answer the questions in the space provided. 1. What is the shortest, most direct route between any two points on the surface of the earth called? Great Circle Route 2. What are the common months of maximum numbers of hurricanes that hit the eastern U.S. and Caribbean? June to November 3. What is the side of a continent with cooler ocean temperatures? The eastern side 4. You need to phone a hotel in Vienna, Austria (GMT + 2). What time should you make the call from your office to be assured that the hotel’s reservations office will receive your call about 10:00 a.m. Vienna time? 4 am. 5. If it rains on your golf game in Hawaii, is the cause climate or weather? It is a cause of weather. 6. Why would a destination near the equator require a visitor to bring a heavy sweater? Because it is very cool near the equator. 7. Match each term with the correct definition. Write the letter of the correct definition in the blank at the left of each term. _b__tropics
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This note was uploaded on 09/05/2011 for the course ECON 101 taught by Professor Hall during the Spring '11 term at Old Dominion.

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