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river

a narrow flowing body of water

peninsula

land surrounded by water on 3 sides, jutting out into water

mouth

place where a river enters a larger body of water

mountain range

a group or line of mountains

mountain

an elevated piece of land usually over 2000 ft.

lake

a large body of fresh water. Example: High Rock.

desert

an area of land void of water

glacier

an area of solid water. (frozen)

place

unique characteristics of a place

Human Environment Interaction

What does HEI stand for?

location

What is describing where something is?

movement

What is the spreading of ideas an example of?

HEI

What is hunting mainly an example of?

All of them

Which of the 5 themes must we survive?

Region

The theme that reflects common characteristics of an area.

Absolute location

Exact location is..

Relative location

General location is..

Globe

Accurate representation of earth

Map

Flat representation of earth

Wetland

Low area of land that is saturated with water

Valley

Land in between two mountains

Island

An area of land surrounded on all sides by water

Channel

Narrow water that either is the main flow, or connects other bodies of water. (note:not strait.)

Canal

Man made waterway

Plain

A flat area of land

Strait

An area of water connecting two larger bodies of water

Oasis

Water seeping to the surface ind a dry area

Isthmus

A narrow strip of land connecting two larger pieces of land

Gulf

An indention of water into land. Example: ______ of Mexico

Delta

Athe the mouth of a river, soil deposits that create a fan like shape.

Archipelago

A group of islands

Scale

A smaller representation of distance on a map and globe

Latitude

This line measures north to south, but runs east to west.

Longitude

This line measures east to west, but it runs north to south

Tropic of Capricorn

This line is 23 1/2 degrees south latitude and is the winter solstice for the northern hemisphere

Compass Rose

Directional indicator on a map

Key/legend

Area on a map where symbols are located

Northern Hemisphere

This is the area north of the equator

Southern Hemisphere

This is the area south of the equator

Prime Meridian

This is zero degrees longitude

Tropic of Cancer

This is a latitude line that is the Summer Solstice for the Northern Hemisphere

Equator

This is zero degrees latitude

Cartography

Map making is known as_____?

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