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Answers for World Map Lessons - Grade 6+

 
 
Activity 1: World Grid Systems

 

  1. Grid Location: K4
  2. Grid Location: D3
  3. Grid Location: G2
  4. Grid Location: J2
  5. Grid Location: E2
  6. Grid Location: G4
Activity 2: Latitude on World Maps

 

  1. Pacific Ocean
  2. Asia
  3. Indian Ocean
  4. Africa
  5. Atlantic Ocean
  6. South America
  7. Pacific Ocean
  8. 30N
  9. 30N
  10. 40N
  11. 60N
  12. 30S
  13. 30N
  14. 20S
Activity 3: Longitude on World Maps

 

  1. Ghana
  2. Togo (just barely)
  3. Burkina Faso
  4. Mali
  5. Niger (just barely)
  6. Algeria
  7. Spain
  8. France
  9. United Kingdom
  10. 140 E
  11. 30 E
  12. 90 W
  13. 75 W
  14. 150 E
  15. Bangladesh
  16. India
  17. Bhutan
  18. China
  19. Mongolia
  20. Russia
Activity 4: The Global Grid System

 

  1. Libreville
  2. Niamey
  3. Monrovia
  4. Cairo
  5. Saudi Arabia
  6. Addis Ababa
  7. Cape Town
  8. Labrador Sea
  9. Mogadishu
  10. Mt. Everest
  11. 6 N, 5 W
  12. 9 N, 12 E
  13. 25 N, 11 E
  14. 15 N, 33 E
  15. 34 N, 112 W
  16. 52 N, 0
  17. 42 S, 175 E
  18. 19 N, 100 W
  19. 35 S, 58 W
  20. 35 N, 140 E
Activity 5: World Projections, Distance, and the North Pole

 

  1. Winkle - Yes
  2. 420 miles
  3. About 59 1/3
  4. 420 miles in 1 inch x 59.33 inches = 24,918 miles (actually 24,902 miles)
  5. About 79 N, 108 W

Activity 6: Physical Legends and Map Symbols

 

  1.  
    ___D___ City over 5,000,000 __C__ Waterfall
    ___B___ Country capital __F__ Dam
    ___A___ City 1,000,000 to 5,000,000 __E__ Mountain Peak
  2. Aswan Dam
  3. 1,000,000 to 5,000,000
  4. Victoria Falls
  5. Angel Falls
  6. Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo
  7. Itaipu Dam
  8. New Delhi, less than 500,000
  9.  
    __B__ Country Boundary
    __A__ River
    __C__ Continent Boundary
  10. Kenya, Tanzania
  11. Russia, Kazakhstan
  12. Ob, Yenisey
  13. Chile, Equador
  14. Panama, Colombia
  15. Indonesia, Papua New Guinea

Activity 7: Type as a Symbol

 

    No exercises included
Activity 8: Land Elevations

 

  1. Mt. Everest
  2. (2) Mostly a high and mountainous country
  3. Andes Mountains
  4. Indus R., Ganges R, Brahmaputra R, Salween R, Mekong R, Yangtze R, Yellow R, {any six of these seven}
  5. Large lowlands less than 1,000 feet in elevation extend over 1,000 miles to the east, west and south.
  6. Altay Mountains
 

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