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Ch1 Geography of US

5th History Alive

climate aspects of weather, such as temperature, rainfall, and wind, that are measured over time in an area
compass a tool or instrument for finding directions by first locating north
geographic term a word that names a landform or body of water. Examples of geographic terms include bay, sea, peninsula, and island
geography the study of our physical surroundings and how humans interact with them. Often, geography is used to mean the physical surroundings themselves, such as “the geography of the United States.” People who study geography are called geographers
globe a sphere that is a model of Earth and most accurately represents it
isthmus a narrow strip of land connecting two larger land areas
landform a physical feature of Earth’s surface such as a mountain or a plain
latitude an imaginary line called a parallel that circles Earth from west to east. Parallels of latitude measure in degrees how far north or south of the equator a place on Earth is located
longitude an imaginary line called a meridian that runs from the North Pole to the South Pole. A meridian of longitude measures in degrees how far east or west of the prime meridian a place on Earth is located
physical feature a part of Earth’s surface that is a landmass or a body of water. Physical features of the United States include the Rocky Mountains, the Mississippi River, and the Great Plains
Created by: tkarney



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