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The earth is a unique planet in the solar system because ___________
The number of continents on the earth are _____________
By most standards, Earth has seven continents: Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia/Oceania, Europe, North America, and South America.
The Antarctic Ocean is also called the ___________
Southern Ocean, also called Antarctic Ocean, body of salt water covering approximately one-sixteenth of Earth's total ocean area.
The model of the earth is called a _____________
A political map shows _____________
What percentage of the Earth is covered by water and land respectively?
71% of the earth's surface is covered with water; 29% is land. Most of the 71% that is covered in water is oceans.
Large land masses on the earth are called____
Which of the following is the second largest continent?
Africa, the second-largest continent, covers an area more than three times that of the United States.
Which is the biggest desert in the world?
The Sahara Desert is the largest hot desert in the world, and the third-largest overall after the Antarctica and the Arctic.
Isthmus of Panama connects which of the following continents?
The Isthmus of Panama in Panama links the continents of North and South America, and separates the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans.