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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180th meridian Africa answer Antarctica Aral Sea Asia Atlantic Ocean Australia called canals capital Cartographers Caspian Sea caused climate coast cold continent contour line crops depth desert dunes form earth is round equator Europe Eurotunnel farming fish flat map forests grow Gerardus Mercator globe grain grape Vitis 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 measure distance Mediterranean Sea miles million years ago Mount Everest Nepal North America North Pole numbers ocean currents ocean floor Panthalassa Parent places population prime meridian regions rises Sand dunes sea level sheep ship shore shown sound waves South Pole sprinkler staple food summer sun's rays strike surface surveyors temperature territorial waters tilt Tropical rain forests tunnel United wheat wind blows world's largest