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SS Unit 6 & 7

Social Studies Exploring Our World

TermDefinition
Alluvial Plain An area built up by rich fertile soil left by river floods.
Phosphates Chemical salt used to make fertilizer.
Poaching Illegal fishing or hunting.
Refineries A facility that turns petroleum into gasoline and other products.
Silt Small particles of rich soil.
Desalinization Process of treating sea water to remove salts and minerals and make it drinkable.
Dry Farming Agriculture that conserves water and uses crops and growing methods suited to semiarid environments.
Nomads A member of a people having no permanent abode, and who travel from place to place to find fresh pasture for their livestock.
Rationing Making a resource available in limited amounts.
Rift Vally An area of low relief flanked by highland regions that is formed by the moving apart of the two Earth's tectonic plate.
Cacao Tropical tree whose seeds are used to make chocolate and cocoa.
Desertification Process by which dry areas turn into desert.
Ecotourism A type of tourism in which people visit a county to enjoy its natural wonders.
Gorges Like a canyon, a steep-sided valley formed when a river cuts through land that is being lifted upwards.
Succulents A type of plant that has thick, fleshy leaves that can conserve moisture.
Enclaves A small territory entirely surrounded by larger territory.
Genocide Mass murder of people from a particular ethnic group.
Habitat A type of environment in which a particular animal species lives.
Migrant Workers A person who earns a living by temporarily moving to a place separate from his or her home in order to work.
Suffrage A right to vote.
Created by: mwels11341