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The Geography, Land & Resources of New York
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the study of climate, landforms, bodies of water, and natural resources of a specific place on Earth.
are shapes that make up the surface of the Earth.
is a line that divides one place from another.
is a large area of flat land.
is a large area that rises steeply above the surrounding land.
is low land between hills or mountains.
a raised part of the earth's surface.
a very high hill.
is a place where a river begins.
is a place where the river empties.
is any river that flows into another larger body of water.
a larger, natural stream of water that flows into a lake or ocean.
is the condition of air at a certain time and place.
is the pattern of weather of a certain place over many years.
resources that when used up are gone forever.
resources that can be replaced.
the careful use of natural resources.
the number of people living in an area.
the surroundings in which people, animals and plants live.
the way people use or produce goods and services.
thing in the environment that we can use (i.e. Coal, iron ore, trees, soil, & minerals also known as raw materials.)
an area with common features that set it apart from other areas.
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