Nystrom Cdn. Desk Atlas

Nystrom Canadian Desk Atlas: A Lesson For October
October is the month of Thanksgiving and Hallowe’en,
of yellow and orange leaves and dark nights.

A. For each geographical feature, tell . . .
a. the country in which it is found,
b. the latitute and longitude, and
c. the page number on which it is found in your atlas.

1. Orange River
a.
b,
c.

2. Orange (a town)
a.
b.
c.

3. Black Lake
a.
b.
c.

4. Black River
a.
b.
c.

5. Black Sea
a.
b.
c.

6. Black Forest
a.
b.
c.

7. Black Hills
a.
b.
c.

8. . Lake Erie
a.
b.
c.

9. Erie (a town)
a.
b.
c.

10. Kandy (a town)
a.
b.
c.

11. Munster (a city)
a.
b.
c.

12. Turkey
a.
b.
c.

B. Find the answers.
Use the table of contents to help you find the pages that have the answers.
Use one of the large political maps at the front of the atlas to help you figure out the names of the countries on the small maps.
1. The average number of calories per person per day in Canada:
2. The average number of calories per person per day in India:
3. The average number of calories per person per day in Sudan:
4. The life expectancy in years of people who live in Canada:
5. The life expectancy in years of people who live in India:
6. The life expectancy in years of people in live in Sudan:

C. Find the answers. Use the ‘World Facts’ section at the back your atlas.
1. What continent has the largest land area?
2. What continent has the largest population?
3. What city is expected to be the largest in the world in 2010?
4. On what continent is that city?
5. What city is expected to be the second largest in 2010?
6. On what continent is that city?
7. What is the place in Asia with the lowest elevation?
8. What is the place in North American with the lowest elevation?
9. What is the 12th largest lake in the world?
10. What is the tallest waterfall in the world?
11. In what country is that waterfall?
12. On what continent is that waterfall?

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