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Geo Climate


Bay part of a large bod of water
Channel wide strait or waterway between two land masses that lie close to each other; deep part of a river or tother lanad masses
Climate usual predicatable patteren of weather over a long period of time
Current moving streams in the water in the world's oceans; affects climate
dry climate dry to partically dry areas with little or no rain;temeratures can range from very cold to very hot
Drought long periods of extreme dryness and water shortage
elevation height above sea level
El Nino Caused by the combination of temperature wind and water. Formed when cold water from the north are weak. Pacific Ocean gets warmer. Occurs every 3 years.
landform indivial features of the land
gulf part of a large body of water that enstends in lan; larger than a bay
harbor a sheltered place alongthe shoreline where ships can anchor safely
Hurricane violent tropical storm with hogh winds and heavy rainfall
High-latitude climate cold climate lies from 60 degrees north to the north pole and from 60 degrees to the south to the south pole
island land completly surronded by water
highland climate cool or cold climates that varies with elevation
La Nina Easteren winds become strong and the opposite of El Nino occurs-Pacific Ocean gets colder
lake a sizeable inland body of water
Mountian land with steep sides that rise sharply (1,000 ft or more) from surrounding land
tropical climate warm year around that extends around the equator to the tropic of cancer to the tropic of capicorn
Mid-latitude climate temperature climate (think seasons) extend from 231/2 degrees north to 60 degrees north and from 231/2 degrees south to 60 degrees south
Mountian range a seriers of connected mountians
Monsoon seasonal wind that blows over a continent for a long period of time
Weather unpredicaable changes
peninsula A body of land jutting out into a lake or an ocean surrounded by three sides by water
plain area of low land at low elevation; covered with grass
Previaling wind movements around air that travel around the earth in a typical patteren
plateau flat or rolling land at high elevation usually 300-3000 ft high
phyical feature characteristics of a place-naturally occuring like landforms, climate, resources
river large natural stream that runs through land
sea large body of water partically or completely surrounded by land
Tropics low latitude region between the tropic of cancer and the tropic of Capicorn
typhoon name for a hurricnae in asia
tornado funnel-shaped windstorm; sometimes forms during a thunderstorm
strait narrow strech of water joining to larger bodies of water
ocean one of four major bodies of water
volcano mountian created as liquid rock and ash erupt from inside the earth
valley area of lowland between hills and mountians
Created by: KAC824