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Bay A part of a large land that extends into large parts of shoreline, generally smaller then a gulf.
Channel Body of water wider then a striat between two pieces of land.
Climate unusual, predictable pattern of weather in an area over a long period of time.
Current Moving streams of water in worlds oceans, whitch affect the climate of land areas.
Culture A way of life of a group of peoplewho share similar brliefs and coustoms.
Drought Long period of extreme dryness and water shortage.
Dry climate Hot weather
Elevation High above sea leave.
El Nino Eastern winds become strong and the opposite of El Nino occurs- Pacific Ocean gets colder.
Gulf Part of a large body of water that extends into a shoreline, generally larger and more deeply intended then a bay.
Harbor A Sheltered place alongthe shoreline where ships can anchor safely.
Island A body of land smaller then the continent and surrounded by water.
landforms Individual features of the land.
La Nina Unusal weather in the Pacific Ocean that has oppsite affect then El Nino
Lake A sizable inland body of water.
Mountain A land with steep sides that rise sharply(1,000ft or more)from surrounding land; generally large and more rugged then a hill
Mountain range A series of connected montains
Monsoon Seasonal wind that blows over a continent for mounths at a time.
Mid-latitude Clmates that are found in the southern and northern hemisphere.
Ocean One four major bodies of salt water that is surrounded continents
Plateau Flat land with higher elevation then a plain
Gluf A large body of water enstead inlands inland; larger then a bay
Harbor A shealter place along a shoreline where ships can anchor saftly
Hurrican Violent tropical storms with high winds and heavey
Typhoon Name os a hurricane in Asia
Tornado Funnal-shaped windstrom; sometimes froms during thunderstorm
Tropics low latitude region between the Tropic of cancer and the Tropic of Capricron
High-Ladtitude Climate Cold climates lies from 60 degrees North to the North pole and from 60 degrees South to the South pole.
Highland Climate Cool or cold climates that varies with the eleivation
Tropic Cilmate Warm year round extends from the equator to the Tropic of Cance (23 1/2 degrees north) and from the equator to the Tropic of Capricron
Mid-ladtitude climate Tempeter climate (think season) extentd from 23 1/2 north to 60 degrees north and from 23 1/2 degrees south to 60 degrees south
Prevailing wind Movements of air that travle around the earthin a typical pattern.
Mountain range A series or connected mountains
Monsoon seasonal wind that blows over continent for a long period of time
Weather Area of low land and low elevation
Peninsula Unpredictable changes in the air that takes place on a short period of time
Plain Body of land jutting out on to a lake or ocean srouned on 3 sides by water
Plateau Flat or rolling land at high elevation usually 300-3,0000 ft high
Physical future charateristics of a place-naturally occuring like ;landfroms,cilmate,resrouces
River Large natrual stream of water that runs through land
Sea Large part or partially or completely srounded by land
Ocean One of four majour bodies of salt water that suround the continent
Volcano .
Vally .
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