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farming carried out mainly to provide food for farm families, with little surplus for sale to others
A warm ocean current that flows off the west coast of South America every few years. Can cause extreme weather.
Great destruction or loss of life caused by natural forces rather than human actions.
A cluster of thunderstorms near the equator that moves with the prevailing winds.
A storm near the equator with winds moving in a circle at speeds up to 38 miles per hour
In an area defined by 1 or more natural or cultural characteristics that sets it apart from others.
A crop that is grown to be sold rather than to be consumed by the farmers and their families.
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