Title of the map
European Realm Map Reading
Europes Physical Landscapes
Language of Europe
Europe: Foci of Devolutionary Pressures, 2014
World Geo September 10th
5 great lakes
Huron, Ontario, Michigan, Erie, Superior (largest lake in surface area)
14 million native americans
-1492 christoper Columbus expedition
-463 tribes recognized today
great plains-fertile soil, great for
World Geo September 15th
-did not get full sovereignty from UK until 1982
-the capital is Ottawa
-largest city is Toronto
-10 provinces in canada (similar to how the US states are)
-french and English speakers
World Geo September 17th
Central America (Middle America)
Greater Antilles of the Caribbean
Lesser Antilles of the Caribbean
Leeward half top
Winward half bottom
Mountaines (Sierra Madre)
Yucatan (most visited, fla
Andes longest mountain range in the world
Amazon River largest river in the world
Atacama Desert Chile (driest desert in the world/ red sand, they film Mars movies there)
Incas basin around Cuzco (1200 1535 AD)
Africa is bigger than the US
The Deserts (the names)
Differences between savannah and steppe (two types of grasslands)
Savannah-dry season but it rains
Steppe-dry all the time
Transition zone between the sahara and the non-dese
Subsaharan Africa Chapter Guided Reading Questions
What is a rift valley? What is continental drift?
What is a savanna? What is a steppe?
The Congo River basin supports what type of vegetation?
What is a pandemic? What is an epidemic? What does endemic me
South Asia Chapter Guided Reading Questions
What is population density, arithmetic density, and physiologic density? Which is greater in India?
What are the stages of the demographic transition? What stage is India in now?
World Geo October 6
No mountain chain
Few natural harbors
Nile-longest river in the world
Worlds highest growth rate
Tripled in 50 years to abou
World Geo October 8th
Dry north (sahara)
Parts of year dry, parts rain
Dry all the time
Central and west
World Geo October 20th
North Africa and Southwest Asia (NASWA)
We think it as being the Middle East
Maghreb- name given by the romans to the climate region known as
morocco, blah blah whatever
Nile River-longest river on earth that flows nort
World Geo October 27th
Ganges flows out of himalays into india
Indus flows in Pakistan
Himilayas (tallest mountain)
most people live along the rivers
Over 100 million
Southeast Asia Chapter Guided Reading Questions
Where is Southeast Asias population concentrated?
What physical condition limits agriculture in Southeast Asia?
Mountains, leached soils
Which countries in Southeast Asia belonged to which E
South America Chapter Guided Reading Questions
Where are the Andes Mountains? Where is the Amazon Basin?
Andes-From Tierra del Fuego near the continents southern tip in Chile to northeaster Venezuela
in the far north
Amazon Basin-central north of south Am
Middle America Chapter Guided Reading Questions
What is an isthmus? What is an archipelago?
Isthmus- a narrow piece of land connecting two larger areas (land bridge)
Archipelago-island chain (in this case the entire Antillean islands)
What is a culture he
TEST ONE REVIEW GUIDE
Three Book Chapters: Introduction, Europe, and Russia, specifically the questions
from the reading assignments posted on blackboard.
Coordinate System know the differences between latitude and longitude
Introduction Chapter Guided Reading Questions
What are the criteria for regions?
area, boundaries, location, homogeneity (sameness properties), regions as systems (the way
What is the difference between absolute location and relative location?
Europe Chapter Guided Reading Questions
What advantages has Europe had because of its relative location?
intense circulation of goods and idea
Systems of canals open the interior of Europe to its neighboring seas and shipping lanes of the
What are t
Russia Chapter Guided Reading Questions
How long did the Soviet Union last?
What is continentality?
inland climatic environment remote from moderating and moistening maritime influences
What is tundra? What is taiga? What is permafrost?
World Geography August 18th
Map analysis terms
-coordinate systems-a way to measure where things are on the
planet and can be used to compare where you are
(lat=fatitude: horizontal, equator is the starting point for
World Geo August 20th
Cold War Era diplomatic war
Mediterranean Sea- south of Europe/divides Africa
Danube River runs through most countries in the world
World Geo August 25th
shatter belt eastern Europe-an area that has been caught between
in the past
Greece and Rome used to be in it
Russian empire early 1900s (expanding to the west) soviet
World Geo August 27th
Largest economy in Europe
Regional disparities continue
Paris-classic primate city
French Guiana (south America)
France vs. Germany
Benelux (low countries)(low elevation)
World Geo- September 1st
Union of Soviet Socialist Republic
Russia plus 14 different countries (Russia is the largest)
In Eastern Europe
Caucus Mountain Border
World Geo September 3rd
Estonia, lativia, Lithuania(anti-russian)
-all of the EU members
rejection of Russia
-Belarus, moldova, Ukraine
-large country in Europe
-major heavy industrial area
World Geography Test Two Review Guide
Three Book Chapters: North America, Middle America, South America
In Class Lectures:
The Great Lakes
Huron, Ontario, Michigan, Erie, Superior (HOMES)
Decline of American Indian population
North America Chapter Guided Reading Questions
What are the two leading language groups in Canada?
English and French
What is the rain shadow effect?
By the time air crosses the mountains and descend on the landward side, most of the moisture
has been dra
Mexicos other economics
Their largest export partner is the US
70% of their exports goes to the U.S.
47% of Mexicos imports is from the U.S.
Top export is Oil
World leading exporter of silver and beer
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