GROW: Week 19 – 21

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How are the Arctic and the Antarctic Circles alike?
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Both are the same distance from the equator and the poles.
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How many countries are on the continent of South America?
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12
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Through which continents does the Arctic Circle pass?
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Asia, Europe, North America
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What is the farthest point south on the earth’s surface?
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South Pole
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In general, where would you need lighter clothing: northern Europe or Central Africa? Why?
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Central Africa – because it is closer to the equator
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What is the second largest ocean in the world?
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Atlantic
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Is Bermuda north or south of North Carolina?
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South
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What is the name of the state that is divided into two parts by water and also has the largest fresh water border of all states?
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Michigan
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What country has the largest land are in the Northern Hemisphere?
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Russia
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Which is more mountainous: northern or southern Asia?
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Southern
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Which continents does the Tropic of Cancer pass through?
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South America, Africa, Asia
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What two countries and one body of water border Uruguay?
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Brazil, Argentina, Atlantic Ocean
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What is the city, first started as a Spanish settlement in 1609, that is the capital of New Mexico?
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Santa Fe
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Which South American countries does the Tropic of Capricorn pass through?
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Chile, Paraguay, Argentina, Brazil
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An isthmus is a narrow strip of land located between two water bodies that connects two larger land areas. Fina a Central American country that is an isthmus.
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Panama
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What countries surround Switzerland?
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France, Germany, Austria, Italy, Liechtenstein
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What country is South America has the most land area?
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Brazil
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What countries border Guatemala?
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Mexico, Belize, Honduras, El Salvador
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Is the distance greater from Memphis to Chicago OR Albuquerque to Bilings?
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Albuquerque to Bilings
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What are the 4 countries with the largest land areas in the western hemisphere?
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Canada, U.S., Brazil, Argentina
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Which city is farthest north: Atlanta, Phoenix, or San Diego?
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Atlanta
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Is the Continental Divide in the eastern or western part of the U.S.?
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Western
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The equator runs very close to what river in South America?
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The Amazon
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What 2 states are not part of the contiguous U.S.?
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Hawaii and Alaska

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