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Geography

TermDefinition
Oceans very large expanse of sea, in particular, each of the main areas into which the sea is divided geographically.
Continents any of the world's main continuous expanses of land (Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, South America).
Latitude the angular distance of a place north or south of the earth's equator,
Longitude the angular distance of a place east or west of the meridian at Greenwich, England
Equator an imaginary line drawn around the earth equally distant from both poles, dividing the earth into northern and southern hemispheres and constituting the parallel of latitude 0°.
Degrees a unit of measurement of angles, one three-hundred-and-sixtieth of the circumference of a circle.
Regions an area or division, especially part of a country or the world having definable characteristics but not always fixed boundaries.
Agricultural relating to agriculture.: "agricultural land" "an agricultural worker".
Urban in, relating to, or characteristic of a city or town
Populations all the inhabitants of a particular town, area, or country.
Native a person born in a specified place or associated with a place by birth, whether subsequently resident there or not.:
Migrate (of an animal, typically a bird or fish) move from one region or habitat to another, especially regularly according to the seasons.
Distribution the action of sharing something out among a number of recipients
Rural in, relating to, or characteristic of the countryside rather than the town.:
Suburban of or characteristic of a suburb.:
Manufacturing make (something) on a large scale using machinery.
Urbanization the process of making an area more urban
Pollution the presence in or introduction into the environment of a substance or thing that has harmful or poisonous effects.
Conservation the action of conserving something, in particular.
Sustainable use able to be maintained at a certain rate or level
Renewable (of a natural resource or source of energy) not depleted when used.:
Nonrenewable a nonrenewable energy source.: "the availability of oil or other non renewables is not a concern to modern environmentalists
Ecosystem a biological community of interacting organisms and their physical environment.
Scarce limited quantities , insufficient for the demand.
Endangered species a species of animal or plant that is seriously at risk of extinction
Biodiversity the variety of life in the world or in a particular habitat or ecosystem.
Ozone layer a layer in the earth's stratosphere at an altitude of about 6.2 miles (10 km) containing a high concentration of ozone, which absorbs most of the ultraviolet radiation reaching the earth from the sun.
Created by: rhart1973
 

 



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