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Geography Skills Pgs. H12-H13.  Hemispheres Hemispheres  Latitude Latitude  Longitude Longitude  Global Grid Global Grid  Assignment Assignment.

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1 Geography Skills Pgs. H12-H13

2  Hemispheres Hemispheres  Latitude Latitude  Longitude Longitude  Global Grid Global Grid  Assignment Assignment

3  Hemisphere – any one of four overlapping halves of Earth  Four Hemispheres 1. Northern Hemisphere 2. Southern Hemisphere 3. Eastern Hemisphere 4. Western Hemisphere

4  The Northern and Southern Hemisphere are created by an imaginary east-west line known as the equator.

5  The Eastern and Western Hemisphere are created by an imaginary north-south line known as the prime meridian.

6  Latitude – imaginary parallel lines that run around Earth in an east-west direction; one of these lines is known as the Equator.  Parallel – another name for a line of latitude

7  Longitude – imaginary lines that run in a north-south direction from one pole to another; one of these lines is known as the Prime Meridian  Meridian – another name for a line of longitude

8  Global Grid – a pattern of crossed lines formed by lines of latitude and lines of longitude.

9  On Page R16 of your Social Studies book, find the geographic address of the following places: 1. Oslo, Norway 2. Krakow, Poland 3. Kiev, Ukraine

10  On Page R10 of your Social Studies book, find the geographic address of the following places: 1. St. Petersburg, Russia 2. Bursa, Turkey 3. Hangzhou, China


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