Latitude measures n-s
Longitude measures e-w
Match coordinates to cities
(latidude, longitude, earths tilt) notes
Small scale large scale : few sentences?
Large scale-large amt of detail (gsu map)
Small scale-small amt of detail (usa map)
Seasonality the seasonal variation of the Suns position above the horizon and changing day
lengths during the year.
Annual march of the seasons.
Winter solstice December 21 or 22: Subsolar point at southern tropic (23.5 S)
Dimensions and Distance
Distinguish between galaxies, stars, and planets. Locate Earth in the Solar System and Galaxy.
In astronomy, what is the unit we use for distance?
Light year: distance that light travels in one year
Light speed: 300,000 km/s
Permanent Gases: N2 (78%), O2 (21%), and others (1%).
Variable Gases: Water Vapor (H2O) (0to 4%), CO2
The thickness of the Earths atmosphere is about 480km (Thermopause).
Density = Mass/volume
Air density:1,2 kg/m^3
Liquid water den
Weathering, Mass Movement, And Karst Landscapes
Disequilibrium: The balancing act between tectonic uplift and reduction by weathering and
erosion, between the resistance of rocks and the ceaseless attack of weathering and erosion,
is summarized in the dyn