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S.S Definitions On Geography

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Weather
condition of the earths atmosphere at any given time and place
Island
land area that is surrounded by water
Equator
imaginary line that lies at 0 degrees latitude
Climate
average weather of a place over a period of 20-30 years
Ocean
any of the 4 largest bodies of salt water on the earths surface
Plains
broad area of fairly level land
Hemisphere
half of the earth
Mountains
high, steep, rugged land that is usually at least 1,000 feet above the surrounding land
Longitude
distance east or west of the prime meridean
Elevation
height above sea level
Sea
large body of salt water that is smaller than an ocean
River
large stream of water that empties out into an ocean, lake, or another
Latitude
distance north and south of the equator
Prime Meridian
imaginary line at 0 degrees longitude
Peninsula
piece of land that is surrounded by water on three sides
Irrigate
to bring water to
Region
an area of the world that has similiar unifying characteristics
Movement
people, goods, resources, and ideas going from one place to another
Location
exact and relative
Place
described by physical and human features
Human Environment Interaction
people adapting to and changing to there environment
5 Themes Of Geography
location; place; human environment interaction; movement; region
Geography
the study of people, their environments and their resources
History
an account of what has happend in the lives of different people
Cultural Diffusion
people exchanging technology and goods as they meet