Time-Life Books, 1994 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 87 pages
Through easy-to-read questions and answers, readers learn about maps of the world, and what they reveal about earth's people and resources. Includes charts, diagrams, and an activity section.
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Is Wheat Cultivated in All Countries?
Why Does Australia Have So Many Sheep?
Which Lake Is the Largest in the World?
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Africa answer Antarctica Aral Sea Arctic Asia Atlantic Ocean Australia Bhutan borders called canals capital Caspian Sea caused climate coast cold continent contour line countries crops depth desert earth is round elevation equator Europe Eurotunnel fish flat map forests grow Gerardus Mercator globe grain grape Vitis Greenland harvested highest mountain Hurricanes India instruments island Japan Lake Baikal Lake Superior Lake Victoria land landmasses largest lake lines of latitude locks longest river longitude low pressure map at left mapmakers Mediterranean Sea miles million years ago Mount Everest Nepal Nile North America North Pole numbers ocean currents ocean floor Parent places population prime meridian regions rice rises rock Sand dunes sea level sheep ship shore shown shows South Pole staple food storm summer sun's rays strike surface surveyors temperature territorial waters tilt Tropical rain forests tunnel United warm wind blows winter solstice world's largest