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Physical World

Geography of the Physical World

climate the average weather in an area over a long period of time
earthquakes an event in which the ground shakes or trembles, brought about by the collision of tectonic plates
fault a place where two tectonic plates grind against each other
tsunami a giant ocean wave caused by volcanic eruptions or movement of the earth under the ocean floor
erosion the process by which weathered bits of rock are moved elsewhere by water, wind, or ice
weathering the process by which Earth’s surface is worn away by natural forces like ice, rain, wind, and chemicals.
glacier a large body of ice that moves slowly across land
plateau a flat area that rises above the surrounding land
plains a large expanse of land that can be flat or have a gentle roll
continent a large, unbroken mass of land
groundwater the water contained inside Earth’s crust
desalinization a process that makes salt water safe to drink
delta an area where sand, silt, clay, or gravel is dropped at the mouth of a river
tetonic plates one of the 16 pieces of Earth’s crust
Created by: adasinger



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