Name: ______________________________ Directions: Using the atlas section of the textbook (pgs. 702-721), answer the following questions. Page numbers on which answers can be found are in ( ) following each question 1. _________________________ In what western state is Mount Whitney located (702)? 2. _________________________ According to the U.S. physical map, what river crosses through north central Indiana and forms part of the border with Illinois (703)? 3. _________________________ In what state is the source of the Rio Grande River located (704)? 4. _________________________ What is the absolute location of Washington, D.C. (705)? 5. _________________________ The Andes Mountains extend into both the Northern and Southern hemispheres. True or False (706)? 6. _________________________ The Bay of Bengal is on the west coast of India. True or False (707)? 7. _________________________ What type of map projection is used for the MAIN World political map on pages 708-709 (708)? 8. _________________________ About how many miles is it from Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia to Beijing, China (709)? Be sure to use the scale on page 708. 9. _________________________ For what purpose is the legend used on the North America physical map (710)? 10. _________________________ What does a bullet point represent on the North America political map (711)? 11. _____________________________________________ What is the title of the map on page 712 (712)? 12. _____________________________________________ Why are the countries of South America colored (713)? 13. _____________________________________________ Why is Mt. Elbrus colored red (714)? 14. _________________________ Using the locator map, identify which intermediate direction one would travel from Australia to Europe (715)? 15. _________________________ What is the name of the mountain range that separates Europe from Asia (716)? 16. _________________________ About how many miles is it from Damascus, Syria to Hanoi, Vietnam (717)? 17. _________________________ What is the source of the Blue Nile (718)? 18. _________________________ What country is considered an enclave (it is entirely contained within the borders of South Africa) (719)? 19. _________________________ The names of the 3 Pacific Island regions are Micronesia, Melanesia and _____ (720). 20. ______________________________ What is the tallest mountain in Antarctica (721)?