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Final Exam Review 2

Chapter Two And Three

Bay Part Of A Large Body Of Water That Extends Into The Shoreline
Channel Wide Strait Or Waterway Bewteen Two LandMasses That Lie Close To EachOther
Climate Usual Predictable Pattern Of Weather Over A Long Period Of Time
Current Moving Streams Of Water In The World's Oceans;Affects Climate
Drought Long Periods Of Extreme Dryness And Water Shortage
Elevation Height Above Sea Level
Landform Indiviual Features Of The Land
Gulf Part Of A Large Body Of Water That Exstends Inland; Larger Than A Bay
Harbor A Shelterd Place Along A Shoreline Where Ships Can Anchor Safely
Island Land Completely Surrounded By Water
Lake A Sizeable Inland Body Of Water
High-Latitude Climate Cold Climate Lies From 60 Degrees North To North Pole And 60 Degrees South To South Pole
Highland Climate Cool Or Cold Climate That Varies With Elevation(Like High Up In The Mountains)
Tropical Climate Warm Year Round Extends From Equator To The Topic Of Cancer(23 1/2 Degrees North) And Form 23 1/2 Degrees South)
Mid-Latitude Climate Temperate Climate(Think Seasons)Extend From 23 1/2 Degrees North And From 23 1/2 Degrees South To 60 Degrees South
Prevailing Wind Movements Of Air That Travel Around The Earth In A Typical Pattern
El Nino Caused By The Combination Of Temperature Wind And Water Formed When Cold Winds From North Are Weak.Pacific Ocean Gets Warmer. Occurss Every 3 Years
La Nina Eastern Winds Become Strong And The Opposite Of El Nino Occurs- Pacific Ocean Gets Cooler
Dry Climate Dry To Partially Dry Areas With Little To No Rain; Temperatures Can Range From Very Cold To Very Hot
Typhoon Name For A Hurricane In Asia
Tornado Funnel-Shaped Windstorm; Sometimes Forms During A Thunder
Tropics Low Latitude Region Between The Tropic Of Cancer And The Tropic Of Capricon
Mountain Land With Steep Sides That Rise Sharply(1,000 Ft Or More)From Surrounding Land
Mountain Range A Series Of Connected Mountains
MonSoon Seasonal Wind That Blows Over A Continent For A Long Period Of Time
Weather Unpredictable Changes In The Air That Take Place In A Short Period Of Time
Peninsula Body Of Land Jutting Out Into A Lake Or An Ocean Surrounded On Three Sides By Water
Plain Area Of Low Land At Low Elevation;Covered With Grass
Plateau Flat Or Rolling Land At High Elevation Usually 300-3,000 Ft High
Physical Feature Characteristics Of A Place-Naturally Occurring Like Land forms,Climate, Resources
River Large Natural Stream Of Water That Runs Through Land
Sea Large Body Of Water Partially Or Completely Surrounded By Land
Strait Narrow Stretch Of Water Joining Two Larger Bodies Of Water
Ocean One Of The Four Major Bodies Of Salt Water That Surround The Continents
Volcano Mountain Created As Liquid Rock And Ash Erupt From Inside The Earth
Valley Area Of Lowland Between Hills And Mountains
Created by: La'Dacia B.