Unlike lands near warm ocean currents, lands near cold currents may be cool and dry. The cold Peru Current passes near the earth's driest dessert. What is the driest dessert?
A narrow inlet or a narrow passage of water, usually wider than a strait, is called a _________________. (Hint: near Seattle)
Gaborone is to Botswana as __________________is to Kenya.
Native Americans of the dry Southwest built homes of a sun-dried clay brick called adobe. Why didn't they use wood and bark as people in the Northeast did?
Which of the following cities does not fit: Lisbon, Portugal; Vienna,
Austria; Sofia, Bulgaria; Vaduz, Malta. Why?
What do the following terms have in common: sierra, base, chain, range, and piedmont?
Does northwestern or southeastern France have higher elevations?
What is the name of the large lake in south central Australia?
Alaskan Peninsula is part of the United States?
Which chain of islands off the What is an atoll?
Which sea separates the continents of Europe and Africa?
Name the three countries that border the Bay of Bengal.
Which island group is closest to the South Pole: Falkland, Hawaiian, or Solomon?
Which country would you be most likely to visit if you enjoyed mountain climbing: Switzerland, Kuwait, Bangladesh, or Denmark? Why?
Name the two capes at the southern tip of Africa.
The capital of Poland is Warsaw. Is this city east or west of 20
What is a cliff?
How far north and south do the Rocky Mountains run in the United States?
Find the Volga River in Russia. In which direction does the river generally flow?
Which bay borders both France and Spain?