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Chapter 1 test SS

Social Studies Test

DefinitionAnswer
The height of land above sea level. Elevation
The amount of moisture in the air.Humid, or moist places usally get more rain then drier places. Humidity
The place where the river begins. Source
Part of an ocean or sea that reaches out to land. Gulf
An imaginary line the divides our world into the Northern and Southern hemisphere. Equator
Halves of earth. Hemisphere
The surroundings in which people, animals, and plants live in. Environment
All the businesses that make one kind of product and provide one kind of service. Industry
Something that can be made again by nature or by people. Renewable
Features such as mountains, hills,valleys, and plains that make up Earth's surface. Landform
Resorces that can not be replaced. Nonrenewable
The amount of water that falls to Earth's surface as rain, sleet, or snow. Precipitation
Natural substances found in rocks. Minerals
Something found in nature that people can use such as water,soil, and trees. Natural Resource
Where a place is located in relation to other places. Relative Location
Land that is level with the surface of the ocean. Sea Level
How hot or cold the air is. Tempeture
An imaginary line that divides our world into the Eastern and Western hemisphere. Prime Meridian
The water that sinks below the ground when it rains or snows. Groundwater
A high flat area of land. Plateau
A river or stream that flows into a large river. Tributary
The end of a river that empties into a larger body of water. Mouth
Low,bowl-shaped land with higher ground around. Basin
A line that shows the end of a place Border
A deep narrow valley with steep sides. Canyon
The kind of weather a place has over a long time. Climate
The protecting of natural resources and using them wisely. Conservation
The largest land areas on Earth. Contient
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