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bay part of a large body of water that extends to a shoreline, generally smaller than a gulf
channel wide strait or waterway between two landmasses that lie close to each other; deep part of a river or other waterway
climate usual predictable pattern of weather over a long period of time
current moving streams of water: affects climate
drought long period without rain
elevation height of land above sea level
landform individual features of the land
gulf part of a large body of water that enstands inland: larger than a bay
harbor a sheltered place along a shoreline whrere ships can anchor safely
hurricane violent tropical storm with high winds and heavy rainfall
island land completely surronded by water
lake a sizeable inland body of water
high-latitude climate cold climate lies from 60 degrees north to the North Pole and from 60 south to the South Pole
highland climate cool or cold climate that varies with elevation
tropical climate warm year round weather that extends from the tropic of cancer and the tropic of capricorn
mid-latitude climate temperate climate extend from 23 1/2 degrees to 60 degrees north and 23 1/2 and 60 degrees south
prevailing wind movements of air that travel around the earth in a typical pattern
El Nino caused by the combustion of tempurature, wind, and water formed when the cold winds from the north are weak
La Nina oppisite of El Nino
dry climate dry areas that get little to no rain
typhoon Asian name for hurricane
torndao funnel shaped windstorm
tropics low latitude area ranging from the tropic of cancer and the tropic of capricorn
mountain land with steep sides that rise sharply
mountain range a series of connected mountains
monsoon seasonal wind that blows over a continent for a long period of time
weather unpredictable changes in the air that take place over a short time period
physical feature
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