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

World Geo

Chapter 11, 12, and 13 Vocabulary

TermDefinition
Isthmus A narrow strip of land, bordered on both sides by water, connecting two larger bodies of land.
Guerrilla A member of an armed force that is not part of a regular army; relating to a form of warfare carried on by such an independent armed force.
Archipelago A group of islands.
Coral Island A island formed by the skeletal remains of tiny sea animals and the sand and sediment piling on top of them.
Windward Facing the wind.
Leeward Facing away from the wind.
Escarpment A steep cliff that separates two level areas of differing elevations.
Sertao An interior plateau in Brazil with poor soil and uncertain rain.
Favela A slum community in Brazilian city.
Plantation A large estate farmed by many workers.
Gasohol A mixture of gasoline and ethanol.
Deforestation The process of stripping the land of its trees.
Ecotourism Tourism to places having unspoiled natural resources, with minimal impact on the environment being a primary concern.
Mulatto A person of mixed African American and European ancestry.
Bauxite A mineral used in making aluminum.
llano A grassy plain.
Cordillera A related set of separate mountain ranges.
Campesino In Latin America, a tenant farmer or farm worker.
Altiplano
Paramo
Timber line
Selva
Estuary
Piedmont
Pampas
Gaucho
Created by: KallieGodfrey