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$500$500Final Jeopardy
What is the maximum possible latitude of
any location on Earth?
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90°
What is the latitude of the observer?
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42° north
What is the latitude indicated by the
instrument?
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40°N
What is the latitude of Oswego, NY to the nearest minute?
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43°30` N
Raoul measures the altitude of Polaris from his ship every night for 10 consecutive nights
and finds that it is decreasing. In which
direction is Raoul’s ship sailing?
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South
What is the maximum number of degrees of longitude
of any location on Earth?
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180°
Why is the size of a degree of longitude measured near the
equator different from a degree measured
closer to either pole?
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The Earth is not a perfect
sphere. It’s an oblate spheroid!
To the nearest minute, what is the longitude of
Ithaca, NY
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76°30`W
What is a synonym for the
term ‘longitude’?
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Meridian
What do all lines of longitude
have in common?
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They are all of equal length OR, they all run in a
northsouth direction.
When it’s 6AM at location E what time is it
at location C?
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6AM
If it’s 6PM at location C, what is the time at location D?
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4AM
Wanda is on the phone with her friend, Raoul. Wanda
insists that it is 2AM. Raoul claims that the correct time is 10PM. How many degrees of longitude separate these
two friends?
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60°
Conan checks the time of sunset every night from the
deck of his ship. He determines that it is setting one hour later each night. In which direction is the ship
moving?
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WEST
The circumference of the Earth is about 40,000 km at the equator. If there is a 4
hour time difference between two locations on the equator, how many
kilometers separate these two points?
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Aproximately
6,666.666 km
What is the contour interval of this map?
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100 feet** Note: If the key at the bottom is in miles, then elevation will also be in the English
system. Feet, not meters.
Towards which direction does Jennifer brook flow?
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Towards the southeast
What is the highest possible elevation, to the nearest whole number, shown on this map
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199 meters
If the distance between points X and Y is 3.0 meters, what is the
temperature gradient between them? (Give units)
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2°C/m
Between which two locations (letters) on this map is the steepest slope?
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Between B & F (contour lines
are closest together)
Which 3 locations (letters) on this map are at the same elevation?
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X, B, and Y
What is the elevation of location B? (elevation in meters)
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45 meters
Give the latitude and longitude of location A.
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15°S,30°E
What is the interval of this map (in feet)?
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40 feet
What is the lowest possible elevation of point B (in meters)?
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21 meters
What is the time at location C?
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6PM
What is the latitude & longitude of location D?
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30°N,120°E
What is the gradient between points A and B?
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0 m/km
What is the approximate latitude and longitude of
Birdsville?
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30°S, 140° to 150° E
(use map on page 5 of reference tables)
Give the latitude and longitude (to the nearest minute) where you would likely
find halite.
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42°30`N, 76°30`W
When it is 8AM at location A, what is the time at location B?
12 noon