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Understanding Physical Geography


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The image above shows a(n) __________, a narrow body of water that connects two larger bodies of water.
The theory of plate tectonics states that the Earth's crust is composed of many plates that move gradually across the Earth's surface.
This photo above shows a type of coastal climate zone. This zone, a __________ zone, experiences mild winters and dry, sunny summers
Which of Earth's layers is represented by the number one (1) on the image above?
the crust
The image above shows an __________, a narrow strip of land that connects two larger landmasses.
Which of the following statements best describes a similarity between dry climate zones and high latitude zones?
Both experience low levels of precipitation.
The large body of water in the image above is partially enclosed by land and is larger than a bay. It is best described as a(n) __________.
Which of the following climate zones typically is not found in midlatitude regions?
humid subtropical
Which of the Earth's layers is represented by the number two (2) on the image above?
the mantle
Which type of landform is shown in the photo above?
a canyon