1. The subtropical high pressure regions are centered at approximately _ degrees north and south latitude.
2. In the northern hemisphere the wind circulation in a low is:
a. Counterclockwise, spiraling inward
1. Explain the general atmospheric conditions (pressure/weather) at these lines of latitude:
0, 30, 60 and 90.
At 0 latitude is where you find the equator which divides the earth into its two hemispheres.
The weather near
Map Quiz 1. North America
Great Salt Lake
Great Basin Desert
Sierra Nevada Mts.
Shatt al Arab River
Gulf of Aden
Gulf of Oman
Strait of Hormuz
Coal is responsible for slightly more than half the electricity generated in the United States.
The Importance of Sedimentary Rocks
Most of solid Earth consists of igneous and metamorphic rocks. Geologists estimate these two
Importance and Distribution of Groundwater
Although it is hidden from view, vast quantities of water exist in the
cracks, gaps, and pore spaces of rock and soil. It occurs almost
everywhere beneath Earths surface and is a major source of water
5 key topics of geography
I.what is geography
A. To write earth
B. One of the most diverse fields
C. Five themes
Exact placement latitude and longitude
Place attaches emotions (i.e. where you grew up)
Human environment interacti
Oceans and Costs
*Ocean topography: The features of the seafloor include major mountain ranges,
extensive plains, and deep trench systems. The measurement of the depth and
topographic features beneath the surface of a body if water is called Bathymetry