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1. What countries/continents are included in the Americas?
2. What project researched the Mid- Atlantic ridge?
3. What city does the Prime Meridian split?
4. What city in England does the Prime Meridian split?
5. What hemispheres are the US located?
6. Where is the Mid- Atlantic Ridge located?
7. Describe the Mid- Atlantic Ridge.
8.
9. What were some problems for early sea faring navigators?
10. What do latitude and longitudes help us find?
11. What are parallels?
12. Why is it important to have an understanding of longitude and latitude?
13. Could you describe the absolute location of South America? How about relative location?
14. Why do you need to write N, S, E, and W after the degrees of absolute location?
15. What happens to the longitude and latitude numbers as you get closer to the equator?
16. How does a grid help map reading?
17. Why is the world of Americas an amazing place?
18. Could you compare the Mid- Atlantic ridge exploration with the 1st landing on the moon?
19. Could you tell a friend what the markings on a globe are for?

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    This is for a study sheet, its not homework

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    Here are some of your answers. Note that they are not in order, nor are all of the answers here.

    Locations
    Yes
    Latitude numbers get smaller, but longitude numbers stay the same at the Equator.
    Western and Northern
    Latitude lines
    Greenwich

    We cannot do your homework for you, but if you'd like to post your answers (in order), we'll be glad to check them.

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    Thanks. Are the starred ones right? Those are the ones I did.

    1. What countries/continents are included in the Americas?
    2. What project researched the Mid- Atlantic ridge?
    *3. What city does the Prime Meridian split?
    Greenwich
    *4. What city in England does the Prime Meridian split?
    Greenwich
    *5. What hemispheres are the US located? Western and Northern
    6. Where is the Mid- Atlantic Ridge located?
    7. Describe the Mid- Atlantic Ridge.
    8. Understand the relative location of the US.
    9. What were some problems for early sea faring navigators?
    *10. What do latitude and longitudes help us find? Locations
    11. What are parallels?
    12. Why is it important to have an understanding of longitude and latitude?
    13. Could you describe the absolute location of South America? How about relative location?
    14. Why do you need to write N, S, E, and W after the degrees of absolute location?
    *15. What happens to the longitude and latitude numbers as you get closer to the equator? Latitude numbers get smaller, but longitude numbers stay the same at the Equator.
    *16. How does a grid help map reading? Latitude Lines
    17. Why is the world of Americas an amazing place?
    *18. Could you compare the Mid- Atlantic ridge exploration with the 1st landing on the moon? Yes
    19. Could you tell a friend what the markings on a globe are for?

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    there's no continents in america?

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    The Americas are made up of two of the seven continents -- North America and South America.

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    Most of the starred answers are right, but # 16 is wrong.

    Please check your book for these answers. Since this is a study sheet, I assume you need to know these answers for a test over material that you are supposed to know.

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    Yes. I have more answers now. Can you check them?
    Answers:

    1.Canada, Mexico, US, Belize, El Salvador, Costa Rica, Guatamala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Antigua, Bahamas, Barbados, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Haiti, Jamaica, St. Kitts/Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent, Trinadad/Tobago, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Columbia, Ecuador, Guyana, French Guiana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, and Venezuela.

    2. MAR_ECO

    3. Greenwich

    4. Greenwich

    5. Western and Northern

    6. ?

    7. ?

    9. ?

    10. Locations

    11. ?

    12. ?

    13. ?

    14.?

    15. Latitude numbers get smaller, but longitude numbers stay the same at the Equator.

    16. ?

    17. ?

    18. Yes

    19. Latitude Lines

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    1. Right! Also the continents of North and South America.

    2. Right!

    3 and 4. Greenwich, England is split by the Prime Meridian. Does your book say that another city in Europe or Africa is also split by this line?

    5. Right.

    19. Wrong

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