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Terms to Know

list of all terms to know in chapter 12.1,12.4,&13.1

Acid Rain Rain containing high amounts of chemical pollutants
Bog low swampy land
Communist State country whose government has strong control over the economy and society as a whole
Constitutional Monarchy government in which a king or queen is the official head of state, but elected officials run the government
Famine lack of food
Fjord steep-sided valley cut into mountains by the action of glaciers
Geyser spring of water heated by molten rock inside the earth so that, from time to time, it shoots hot water into the air.
Glen Scottish term for valley
Loch (lough) Scottish term for lake or an inlet of the sea
Parliamentary Democracy government in which voters elect representatives to a lawmaking body which chooses a prime minister to head the government
Peat plants partly decayed in water that can be dried and used for fuel
Prosperous marked successful or economic well-being
Sauna wooden room heated by water sizzling on hot stones
Socialism a system in which the government owns or controls the production, distribution, or exchange of basic goods or services
Standard of Living material well being as measured by education, housing, healthcare, and nutrition
Geothermal Energy electricity produced by naturak underground sources of steam
Welfare State country that uses tax money to support people who are sick, needy, jobless, or retired
Heavy Industry manufactured goods such as machinery, mining equiptment, and steel
Moor treeless, windy highland area with damp ground
Created by: sarajevo2