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Insular
ignorant of or uninterested in cultures, ideas, or peoples outside one's own experience
Latitude
the angular distance of a place north or south of the earth's equator.
Longitude
the angular distance of a place east or west of the meridian.
Meridian
a circle of constant longitude passing through a given place on the earth's surface and the terrestrial poles.
Panorama
an unbroken view of the whole region surrounding an observer
Peninsula
a piece of land almost surrounded by water or projecting out into a body of water.
Precipice
a very steep rock face or cliff, typically a tall one.
Quagmire
a soft boggy area of land that gives way underfoot
Terrestrial
of, on, or relating to the earth
Topography
the arrangement of the natural and artificial physical features of an area.