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area a geographic location.
occur to settle in a place.
tributary a small river that flows into a larger river.
basin an area of land that is drained by a river and its tributes.
rain forest a dense stand of trees and other vegetation that receives a great deal of precipitation each year.
canopy the umbrella-like covering formed by the tops of trees in a forest.
plateau a flat area that rises above the surrounding land.
escarpment a steep cliff at the edge of a plateau with a lowland area below.
pampus the treeless grassland of Argentina and Uruguay.
Tropics an area between the Tropic of cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn that has generally warm temperatures because it receives the direct rats of the sun for much of the year.
temperate zone a region with a climate that is neither too hot nor too cold.
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