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In this exercise, you will use Google Earth to visually display

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In this exercise, you will use Google Earth to visually display

Chapter 3 Google Earth Europe

1. Which two countries border the water feature located in this spot? Type: 62 12 53.41N, 19 35

    06.44E

    a. Norway and Sweden

    b. Poland and Belarus

    c. Russia and Finland

    d. Sweden and Finland

    2. What is the name of the feature located in this spot? Type: 42 43 03.64N, 15 43 37.78E a. Adriatic Sea

    b. Atlas Sea

    c. Black Sea

    d. Mediterranean Sea

    3. What is the name of the feature located in this spot? Type: 45 09 44.75N, 4 31 23.17W a. Bay of Spain

    b. English Sea

    c. Bay of Biscay

    d. Sofia Sea

    4. What is the name of the feature located in this spot? Type: 57 06 32.30N, 1 53 04.87E a. South Sea

    b. Europe Sea

    c. Bay Sea

    d. North Sea

    5. What is the name of the feature located in this spot? Type: 38 58 36.30N, 24 57 27.63E a. Eastern Sea

    b. Aegean Sea

    c. Superior Sea

    d. North Atlantic Sea

    6. A. Instead of coordinates, type the name of a country. Go ahead and type: Iceland. How would you describe this country? a. it is an island

    b. it has plenty of snow

    c. its population is less than 500,000 d. all of the above

7. What is the capital city of the country in question 6?

    a. Keflavik

    b. Reykjavik

    c. Iceland City

    d. Oslo

    8. Zoom in to see snow along the eastern portion of the country in question 6. The snowcapped mountains produce a river of ice which moves slowly. What is the name of this moving ice? a. Melting Ice

    b. River basin

    c. Avalanche

    d. Glacier

     9. What is the name of the feature located in this spot? Type: 62 00 10.74N, 6 46 34.23W

    a. Faroe Islands

    b. Irish Island

    c. Iceland Island

    d. Comoros Island

    10. In reference to question 9, the spot is closest to which three territories? a. Norway, Sweden and Faroe Island

    b. Iceland, Greenland and Scotland

    c. Scotland, Norway and Iceland

    d. Finland, Iceland and Greenland

    11. What is the distance between the major cities in questions 7 and 9? (On the main menu, click Tools and Ruler. With the cross hair, place it on the star or city and click once, then move the cross hair to the other city and click once. What is the approximate distance in miles? (Click clear lines afterwards)

    a. 200 miles

    b. 350 miles

    c. 495 miles

    d. 620 miles

12. What is the name of the feature located in this spot? Type: 35 12 21.08N, 24 56 41.59E

    a. Mikis

    b. El Greco

    c. Chania

    d. Crete

    13. In reference to question 12, what is the number painted on both runways at the airport? You have to zoom in to see the number.

    a. 290

    b. 260

    c. 230

    d. 210

14. What is the name of the feature located in this spot? Type: 39 34 29.04N, 3 02 14.84E

    a. Balearic Island

    b. Spanish Island

    c. Faroe Islands

    d. Mediterranean Island

15. Which of the following is the largest city in question 14?

    a. Calvia

    b. Palma

    c. Soller

    d. Andraitx

16. What is the approximate distance between Brussels and Reykjavik? (On the main menu, click

    Tools and Ruler. With the cross hair, place it on the star or city and click once, then move the

    cross hair to the other city and click once. What is the approximate distance in miles? (Click

    clear line afterwards)

     a. 1,325 miles

    b. 1,800 miles

    c. 2,340 miles

    d. 2,695 miles

    17. What is the name of the feature located in this spot? Type: 51 30 34.75N, 0 06 36.12W a. Oder River

    b. Seine River

    c. Tagus River

    d Thames River

    18. What is the name of the feature located in this spot? Type: 50 56 34.85N, 6 57 56.87E a. Rhine River

    b. Rhone River

    c. Po River

    d. Dnieper River

    19. What is the name of the feature located in this spot? Type: 45 57 35.68N, 7 27 13.04E a. Don Mountains

    b. The Alps

    c. Kjolen Mountains

    d. Meseta Mountains

    20. What is the name of the feature located in this spot? Type: 42 51 41.19N, 0 21 23.73E a. Central Massif

    b. Upland

    c. Pyrenees

    d. Scandinavian Shield

    21. What is the name of the feature located in this spot? Type: 45 40 23.81N, 24 42 49.46E a. Great Hungarian Plains

    b. Carpathian Mountains

    c. Balkan Mountains

    d. Central Massif Mountains

22. What is the name of the feature located in this spot? Type: 43 07 54.87N, 12 53 29.05E

    a. Apennines

    b. Dinaric Alps

    c. The Alps

    d. Pyrenees

23. This country has one-quarter of its land below sea level. Over the years it has reclaimed some

    of the land. What is the name of this city built on reclaimed land?

    Type: 51 23 50.18N, 3 33 11.04E

    a. Deinze

    b. Aalter

    c. Eeklo

    d. Breskens

24. What is this spot known for in Europe? Type: 50 56 34.85N, 6 57 56.87E

    a. used heavily for recreation

    b. used heavily for transportation

    c. it is the least busiest in Europe

    d. It is located in Finland

25. The best way to explore this city is by riding in a boat through the canals. What is the name

    of this city with many canals? Type: 52 22 15.74N, 4 53 09.47E

    a. Amsterdam

    b. Diemen

    c. Badhoerdorp

    d. Uithoorn

26. In regard to question 25, what do you think are displayed in the canals?

    a. vehicles

    b. boats or canoes

    c. permanent homes

    d. drinking water reservoir

27. According to the textbook, this Italian city is slowly sinking, and at times experiences

    frequent floods. How would you describe the geography of the city? Type: Venice, Italy

    a. it is a large city in south western Italy b. it is a city-state with its own national government c. it can be described as an estuary

    d. it can be described as an island city

28. Figure 3.10 shows a crowded beach on the Mediterranean coast. What is the function of the

    buildings immediately north of Galle Guadalete Street? Type: Marbella, Spain

    a. Hotels

    b. Restaurants

    c. Motel 6

    d. Condos

29. You are still in the city of Marbella. There is an open field inland approximately one mile

    from the ocean. What is this field?

    a. professional tennis court

    b. car racetrack

    c. soccer stadium

    d. horse racetrack

30. The text discusses the role of the European Union based in Brussels, Belgium. Now you can

    take a tour of the city to see some of its wonderful features. Type: Brussels, Belgium Now that you are in Brussels, move to the southern part of the city. What is located in this spot? Type: 50 50 10.26N, 4 20 05.35E

    a. airport terminal

    b. train station

    c. race tracks

    d. truck rental station

31. In regard to question 30, follow the tracks in a northerly direction. What happens as the

    tracks approach the center of the city? a. they continue forward

    b. they separate into multiple lines

    c. the tracks go underground or into a tunnel d. the tracks come to an end at a stop station

32. Assuming you are in the historical district of Brussels and decided to visit the royal palace.

    What is located across the street from the Royal Palace? Type: 50 50 30.04N, 4 21 43.28E a. Royal Movie Theater

    b. Grand Opera House

    c. Office Complex

    d. Royal Park

33. Using your answer from question 32, what is located immediately above that spot? (Hint: It

    is the legislative arm of the government) a. Parliament Building

    b. King’s Building

    c. Office of the Prime Minister

    d. Royal Supreme Court

34. This location attracts many tourists. What is the name of this location? (Hint: The main

    tourist attraction in the City of Brussels) Type: 50 50 47.45N, 4 21 05.49E

    a. Royal Town

    b. Grand Place

    c. House of Entertainment

    d. Seat of Government

35. Between 1860 and 1880, Joseph Poelgert built this building in the background. It is believed thto be the biggest building constructed in the 19 century in the world. What is the name of this

    building? (Hint: It has something to do with the law) Type: 50 50 11.36N, 4 21 05.39E

    a. Palace of Justice or Supreme Court of Law b. House of Parliament

    c. City Police Headquarters

    d. FBI-European branch

     36. France is an influential country in the world. Take a tour of Paris to see some of the

    historical sites in the city. What are you looking at? (Hint: see Figure 3.31) Type: 48 52 25.22 N, 2 17 42.25 E.

    a. Tour de France

    b. Chirac Center

    c. Arc de Triomphe de I’Etoile

    d. Peoples Arc

37. Here is another popular spot, a must see as a tourist in Paris. What is the name of this

    structure? Type: 48 51 31.02N, 2 17 40.55E

    a. Eiffel Tower

    b. Radio Tower

    c. Unknown Soldier Tower

    d. The French Revolution Tower

38. There are other economic activities outside the capital of Paris. What economic activity takes

    place here? Type: 49 12 41.91N, 2 32 07.61E

    a. Agricultural Activities

    b. Manufacturing Plants

    c. Retail Services

    d. Machine Shops

39. There are several autonomous communities in Europe. An example of such a community is

    Catalonia, Spain. What is the function of this building in Catalonia? Type: 41 23 16.55N, 2 11 19.37E

    a. Executive Building

    b. Parliament Building

    c. Shopping Center

    d. National Museum

    40. Look at Figure 3.37. What type of activity is likely to occur here? Type: 50 06 35.98N, 8 38 52.94E

    a. professional wrestling

    b. trade exhibition

    c. basketball game

    d. professional football training

    41. Move north and cross the English Channel until you arrive in England. You will be exploring this city for a while. Type: London, England. Zoom in to find the Millennium Wheel (a large

    Ferris wheel) on the bank of River Thames. Immediately south of the Millennium Wheel is a bridge. What is the name of this bridge?

    a. Queen’s Bridge

    b. Parliament Bridge

    c. Westminster Bridge

    d. London Bridge

    42. Find Derby Gate (a street). South of this street is a building known as Westminster Abbey. How many steeples does it have? (Look closely at the side facing the river). a. none

    b. 1

    c. 2

    d. 4

    43. Figure 3.9 shows wind energy generation near Forkroner off the coast of Copenhagen, Denmark. Go to this spot to see the wind turbines. What is the maximum number of wind turbines in the water? Type: 55 41 53.15N, 12 40 17.77E

    a. 15

    b. 18

    c. 20

    d. 22

    44. Go to this spot and explore settlement patterns. How would you characterize the settlement patterns in this city? Type: 37 56 53.39N, 23 43 25.91E

    a. compact with small lots

    b. sprawl with large lots

    c. decentralization development with large lots

    d. none of the above describes the settlement patterns

45. Head to Plymouth, England. What is the nature of the landscape? Type: 50 23 51.89N, 4 09

    39.70W

    a. gentrification of modern houses

    b. sleepy city in the Alps

    c. bedroom community

    d. urban life in a rural setting

    46. There is one more site to visit before you head out of England. For 5,000 years this feature has been attracting many tourists who come to see an amazing engineering accomplishment. What are you looking at? Type: 51 10 43.89N, 1 49 35.01W

    a. artificial stones

    b. Stonehenge

c. Roman relic

    d. English power

    47. Use the zoom out feature to open up Western Europe, with most of the major cities showing in the Earth frame. Use Tools and Ruler to determine number of miles. With the cross hair, start from London and proceed to Amsterdam, Berlin, and Brussels. Approximately how many miles did you cover?

    a. 500 miles

    b. 820 miles

    c. 1,028 miles

    d. 1,523 miles

     48. Use Tools and Ruler. With the cross hair, click on Oslo and head out in a northwesterly direction for about 155 miles. What is the nature of human settlement at this location? a. a rugged terrain with no permanent population

    b. there is a town underground

    c. vacation spot for people

    d. all of the above

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