Busy. Please wait.
or

Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

taken
show password

why

Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.

By signing up, I agree to StudyStack's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the email address associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.

Remove ads
Don't know (0)
Know (0)
remaining cards (0)
Save
0:01
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards




share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Amazon basin

QuestionAnswer
What are fluvial processes that give rise to particular land forms? Erosion, Deposition, Transportation
Name two soil processes. Weathering, Leaching
Name one large scale development project through which humans affect the natural landscape. Jara Project
How much rainfall does the Amazon basin receive annually. Over 1500 mm
What is the average temperature in the Amazon basin? Around 26 degrees Celsius
What is the Caracas project? A mining and industrial complex based on the worlds largest deposit of iron ore.
What areas are having wet and dry seasons? The Guyana and Brazilian Plateau.
What is the vegetation on the plateaus called? Savanna grassland
Which type of rainfall is experienced in the Central Amazon Basin. Convectional Rainfall
What are the areas flooded in spring called? Varzea
How were the Andes Mountains formed? Through the colliding of the South American and Nazca Plate.
Where are mangroves and reeds found? On the coast of the Amazon environment.
What is the I.T.C.Z.? A broad zone of low pressure found in equatorial areas where trade winds meet. Moist Northeast trade winds off Atlantic Ocean causes heavy rainfall.
How many layers does a tropical rainforest have? 4-5
What is the form of subsistence agriculture practiced by the Yanomani called? Shifting Cultivation (Slash & Burn)
Created by: pirate