Save
Busy. Please wait.
Log in using Clever
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever
or

Username is available 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.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
focusNode
Didn't know it?
click below
 
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Know
0:00
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

Ch. 11,12,13 Vocab

TermDefinition
Isthmus A narrow strip of land having water on each side and joining 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 forces.
archipelago a group of islands
coral island an 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
setao a region in Brazil with poor soil and uncertain rain.
favela a slum community in a Bazillian city
plantation a large estate formed by many workers
gasohol a fuel mixed with gasoline and ethanol
deforestation the process of stripping the land of its trees
ecotourism tourism that encourages environmental awareness and has little effect on the ecosystem
mulatto a person of mixed african and other 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 a plateau region located in the andes of bulivia and peru
paramo a plateau in the andes of ecuador
timber line The boundary in high elevations above which continuous forest vegetation can grow
selva a forested region in Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia
estuary The wide mouth of a river where freshwater river currents meet salt water
piedmont a region of rolling foothills
pampas a grasslands region in Argentina and Uruguay
gaucho a cowboy who herded cattle in the pampas of Argentina and Uruguay
Created by: Adriansotelo
 

 



Voices

Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!

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