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unit 1 GEO!


Part of a large body of water that extends into a shoerline generally smaller than a gulf Bay
Wide strait or waterway between two landmasses that lie close to each other; deep part of a river or other waterway Channel
usual, predictable patter of weather in an area over a long period of time Climate
Moving stream of water in the world's ocean which affect the climate of land areas Current
Way of life of a group of people who share similar beliefs and customs Culture
long period of extreme dryness and water shortages drought
height above sea level Elevation
combination of temperatures, wind, and water effects in the pacificocean that causes heavy rains in some areas and drought in others El Nino
people who share a common culture, language, or history Ethnic group
part of a large body of water that extends into a shoreline generally larger and more deeply indented than a bay Gulf
cold climate lies from 60 degrees north to the north pole anf from 60degrees south to the southpole High-latitude climate
cool or cold climate that varies with elevation (like high up a mountain) highiland climate
Violent tropical storms with high winds and heavy rain hurricane
land area smaller than a continent completely surrounded by water island
a sheltered place along a shoreline where ships can anchor safely Harbor
individual features of the land landforms
a sizeable inland of body of water Lake
land with steep sides tat sides that sides sharply (1,000 feet or more) from surrounding land; generally larger and more rugged than a hill Mountain
a series of connected mountains Mountain range
seasonal wind that blows over a continent for month at a time Monsoon
temperatures climate (think seasons) extend from 321/2degrees north and from 23 1/2 degrees south Mid-latitude climate
one of the four maj bodies of salt watere that surrounds continents ocean
area or flat or rolling land at a high elevation, about 300-3,000 feet high plateau
body of land jutting into a lake or ocean surrounded on three sides by water Peninsula
area of level usually at low elevation and often covered with glasses Plains
characteristic of a place occurring naturally, such as a landform, body of water, climate pattern, or resource Physical feature
movements of air that travel around the earth in a typical pattern Prevailing wind
large natural stream of water that runs through the land river
large body of water completely or partly surrounded by land sea
narrow stretch of water joinning two larger bodies of water strait
low latitude region between the tropic of cancer and the tropic of capricorn Tropics
warm year round extends from the equador to the tropic of caner 23 1/2 degrees south) Tropical Climate
name for hurricane in asia Typhoon
funnel-shaped windstorm that sometimes form during a severe thunderstorm tornado
area of low land between hills or mountains Valley
mountain created as liquid rock and ash erupt from inside the earth volcano
unpredictable changes in the air that take place over a short period of time weather
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