Travel Guide for Planet Earth

By: Katrina Munro

Regions of the Earth

Regions-an area or division, especially part of a country or the world having definable characteristics but not always fixed boundaries.
Hemispheres-A half of the earth, usually as divided into northern and southern halves by the equator, or into western and eastern halves by an imaginary line passing through the poles.

The hemispheres help humans by knowing the seasons in that area. Example: In the Northern Hemisphere, the warmer summer months are from June through September. In the Southern Hemisphere, summer begins in December and ends in March.

Southern Hemisphere-Bottom half of the Earth

Northern Hemisphere-Top half of the Earth

Western Hemisphere-Left side of the Earth

Eastern Hemisphere-Right side of the Earth

Time Zones

There are many time zones if you go into a different area on Earth you may be in a different time zone, times will be different as well as sunrise and sunsets. You need to know this if you have something planned for a certain time or you are going to a different part of the Earth.

Climate zones

Climate zones are categorized in the temperature of the area amount of precipitation.You need to know this if you are going to somewhere really hot or really cold to know what to wear and so you are prepared.

Angel Falls

Angel falls are located in Venezuela and also are the worlds highest uninterrupted waterfall. The height of angel falls is 979m and has a 807m plunge. The sight of them are gorgeous just to look at.

Things you can do at Angel falls and things to look out for. (Opportunities&Challenges)

Opportunities:

  • Hiking
  • Swimming
  • Sunbathing
  • Staying on the beach by the lagoon
Challenges:
  • Poisonous snakes
  • Black Bear
  • Bees
  • Poison Ivy

Packing List

  1. Bathing Suit
  2. Hiking Equipment
  3. Boots
  4. Map
  5. Camera
  6. Clean Water
  7. Food

Travel Tips & Suggestions

Travel Tips:

!!-Stay away from slippery areas and the top.

!!-Don't climb the falls

❤️-Take time to just enjoy to view.

❤️-Go to Angel Falls between May and November for a spectacular view of the falls.

❤️-Take pictures!

Suggestions:

You should visit Canaima National Park

Don't rush you day just enjoy it

Lake Michigan

Lake Michigan is one of the 5 great lakes.But, Lake Michigan is the only great lake that is located and owed entirely within the U.S. The others are located and shared between the U.S. and Canada.Lake Michigan size is:

Length: 307 miles

Width: 118 miles

Depth: 925 feet maximum depth

279 feet average depth

Things you can do at Lake Michigan and things to look out for. (Opportunities&Challenges)

Opportunities:
  • Fishing
  • Boating
  • Swimming and laying on the beach
Challenges:
  • Getting lost on the lake
  • The Sea Lamprey
  • Zebra Mussels

Packing List

  1. Bathing Suit
  2. Boat and Fishing equipment
  3. Beach Items (Sunglasses,Sunscreen,etc.)

Travel Tips & Sugguestions

Tips

❤️-Go in the summer or in July or August

!!-Don't go in winter

!!-Be careful of the fish you eat (if you go fishing).

Suggestions:

Go to one of their many piers

Go to the beach

Look for their unique petoskey stones

Go to sleepy bear dunes

Arabian Desert

The Arabian Desert is located in western Asia,Its very hot and at times can get up to 104 F. The Desert has steaming hot days and freezing cold nights. Its the second largest desert and is 900 miles long.

Things you can do at the Arabian Desert and things to look out for. (Opportunities&Challenges)

Opportunities:
  • Seeing the plants and cactus's
  • Gas
  • Oil
Challenges
  • Getting Water
  • The heat
  • Food

Packing List

  1. Clean water
  2. Food
  3. Warm clothes for nights
  4. Sunscreen
  5. Clothes for hot weather

Travel Tips & Suggestions

Tips:

!!-Don't go outside for too long

❤️-Wear warm clothes in the night

❤️-Wear clothes for warm weather in the day

Suggestions:

Explore their creatures

Daintree Rainforest

The Daintree Forest is a tropical rain forest region. Its on the north east coast of Queensland, Australia.Also, its north of mossman and cairns.It was named after Richard Daintree.

Things you can do at the Daintree Desert and things to look out for. (Opportunities&Challenges)

Opportunities:
  • Zip line
  • Hiking
  • Go to the beach

Challenges:

  • Poisonous snakes
  • Poisonous frogs
  • Getting sick from misquotes
  • Leches

Packing list

  • Map
  • Bathing suit
  • Insect repellent
  • Food
  • Clean water

Travel Tips and Suggestions

Tips:

❤️-Explore their animals

!!-Make sure to wear insect repellent

❤️-Bring map everywhere you go

Suggestions:

Visit the Wildlife Parks to see the amazing animals