OCEANOGRAPHY 100/101 -- GEOGRAPHIC FEATURES

Directions: Use the accompanying world map to locate and label the following geographic features, using different colors for different categories. (Note: you may need to draw in a few of the features listed below.)

Oceans

Pacific Ocean

Atlantic Ocean

Indian Ocean

Arctic Ocean

Continents

North America

South America

Europe

Asia

Africa

Australia

Antarctica

Islands/Other Land Masses

Aleutian Islands

Hawaiian Islands

Galápagos Islands

Canary Islands

West Indies

Channel Islands (southern California)

Tierra del Fuego

Guam

Society Islands (Tahiti)

Krakatoa (Indonesia)

Philippines

Greenland

Iceland

Long Island (N.Y.)

New Zealand

Great Britain

India

Baja California

Japan

Bermuda

Seas/Gulfs/Bays (worldwide, there are over 120 recognized seas/gulfs/bays/channels/bights/passages!)

Mediterranean Sea

South China Sea

Bering Sea

Caribbean Sea

Gulf of Mexico

Sea of Okhotsk

Sea of Japan

North Sea

Red Sea

Black Sea

Baltic Sea

Coral Sea

Beaufort Sea

Gulf of Alaska

Sargasso Sea

Persian Gulf

Arabian Sea

Bay of Bengal

Tasman Sea

Gulf of California

(Sea of Cortez)

Labrador Sea

Bay of Fundy

Hudson Bay

Chesapeake Bay

San Francisco Bay

Salt Lakes (often termed "seas")

Caspian Sea

Aral Sea

Great Salt Lake

Dead Sea

Salton Sea

Mountain Ranges

Himalayan Mountains

Andes Mountains

Cascade Mountains

Rocky Mountains

Alps

Sierra Nevada Mountains (California)

Ural Mountains

Mid-Ocean Ridge (MOR)

East Pacific Rise

Mid-Atlantic Ridge

Oceanographic Features

Bering Strait

Strait of Magellan

Strait of Gibraltar

Strait of Juan de Fuca

Cape Agulhas

Cape Horn

Drake Passage

Mariana Trench

Emperor Seamounts

Great Barrier Reef

Other Important Features

Amazon River

Columbia River

Nile River

Suez Canal

Tibetan Plateau

Equator

Tropic of Capricorn

Tropic of Cancer

San Andreas Fault

East African Rift Valley

Pacific Ring of Fire

Brazil (Country)

Peru (Country)

Bangladesh (Country)

Benguela (city in Angola, Africa)

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