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Geog. Dict. Part IV

Geographic Dictionary - Part IV

Prime Meridian line of the global grid running from the North Pole to the South Pole at Greenwich, England; starting point for measuring degrees of east and west longitude
relief changes in elevation over a given area of land
river large natural stream of water that runs through the land
sea large body of water completely or partly surrounded by land
seacoast land lying next to a sea or an ocean
sound broad inland body of water, often between a coastline and one or more island off the coast
source (of a river) place where a river or stream begins, often in the highlands
strait narrow stretch of water joining two larger bodies of water
tributary small river or stream that flows into a large river or stream; a branch of the river
upstream direction opposite the flow of a river; toward the source of a river or stream
valley area of low land usually between hills or mountains
volcano mountain or hill created as liquid rock and ash erupt from inside of the Earth
Created by: akennon