OMS Geo Unit 1

  1. The area between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn around the equator, where the climate is generally hot.
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    Tropical Zone
  2. The area that uses the same clock time. Earth is divided into 24 standard zones.
    Time zones
  3. Earth’s imaginary lines that run parallel to the equator and measure north and south
  4. The total value of the goods and services produced by a country divided by its population. (Gross Domestic Product)
    GDP Per Capita
  5. Inaccurate shapes, sizes, distances and directions found on map projections
    Map Distortion
  6. The area between the Arctic circle and the North Pole or between the Antarctic circle and the South Pole, where the climate is generally cold.
    Polar Zone
  7. The condition in the atmosphere at any given time or place. For example: it is raining today
  8. Experiences four seasons between the Arctic circle and Tropic of Cancer and Antarctic circle and Tropic of Capricorn.
    Temperate Zone
  9. The average age that a person in a given population can expect to live.
    Life Expectancy
  10. The precise point where a place is located on Earth
    Absolute location
  11. The pattern of weather over a long period of time
  12. Where a place is located in relation to another place
    Relative location
  13. Earth’s imaginary lines that run between the North and South poles that measure east and west
  14. Percentage of people who can read and write in a given population.
    Literacy Rate
  15. The average number of people who live in a given area. Population / area.

    B. Population Density
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OMS Geo Unit 1
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