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13 terms
Antarctica
trudge
rookery
explosion
hull
walking heavily, in a slow, steady manner
a nest of penguins
The exploding of bombs,firework etc. A sudden or quick increase
Main part of a ship, excluding the sails, mast, or rigging
trudge
walking heavily, in a slow, steady manner
rookery
a nest of penguins
Antarctica
Glacier
Crevasse
Iceberg
Ice sheet
A large ice mass that moves slowly down a mountain or over land
A deep crack or fissure in the ice of a glacier.
A block of ice that has broken or calved from the face of a g…
A thick layer of ice covering extensive regions of the world,…
Glacier
A large ice mass that moves slowly down a mountain or over land
Crevasse
A deep crack or fissure in the ice of a glacier.
Antarctica
Why is Antarctica so cold?
Continental effect
Antarctica is the _______,_________, ,…
Latitude
Tilt of the Earth= unequal sunlight distribution ... -longs peri…
water has a higher heat capacity than land
coldest (-89.2 C), driest, and windiest, highest continent
-Run East to West ... -form "small" circles ... -Have equal spacing
Why is Antarctica so cold?
Tilt of the Earth= unequal sunlight distribution ... -longs peri…
Continental effect
water has a higher heat capacity than land
13 terms
Antarctica
Nest
People
Seal
Ocean
The birds have their eggs there.
A person in plural
An animal that rhymes at wheel
It is the same as a sea
Nest
The birds have their eggs there.
People
A person in plural
12 terms
Antarctica
Antarctic Treaty
bacteriologists
climatologists
ecologists
made Antarctica a non-miliarty zone for scientific research
study the behavior of bacteria and viruses in a cold, isolate…
study atmosphere and weather conditions
measure the impact of humans on the polar environment
Antarctic Treaty
made Antarctica a non-miliarty zone for scientific research
bacteriologists
study the behavior of bacteria and viruses in a cold, isolate…
Antarctica
crevasse
ice shelf
iceberg
krill
deep crack in an ice cap of glacier
part of an ice cap that spreads past the land cover part of t…
huge chunk of ice that broke off from an ice shelf and floats…
tiny, shrimp like creature that is a source of food for many…
crevasse
deep crack in an ice cap of glacier
ice shelf
part of an ice cap that spreads past the land cover part of t…
Antarctica
desert
Antarctica
Antarctica Treaty
microscope
An extremely dry area with little water and few plants
What is the only landmass that is not part of any state, thou…
Treaty that proclaimed antarctica a continent of science and…
An instrument that makes small objects look larger
desert
An extremely dry area with little water and few plants
Antarctica
What is the only landmass that is not part of any state, thou…
26 terms
Antarctica
blizzard
glacier
South Pole
crevasse
a severe snowstorm with very strong winds
a mass of ice that moves very slowly across the land
the southernmost point of the Earth
a deep crack in the ice
blizzard
a severe snowstorm with very strong winds
glacier
a mass of ice that moves very slowly across the land
19 terms
Antarctica
pup
trudges
rookery
hatched
baby animal
walking heavily, in a slow, steady manner
breeding ground of penguins and seals
born from an egg
pup
baby animal
trudges
walking heavily, in a slow, steady manner
7 terms
Antarctica
ice shelf
ice floes
icebergs
krill
a platform of ice that rest on the sea
sheets of ice in the ocean that freeze in the winter & break…
a large floating mass of ice that has broken off from a glacier
small, shrimp-like creatures abundant in the ocean; an import…
ice shelf
a platform of ice that rest on the sea
ice floes
sheets of ice in the ocean that freeze in the winter & break…
18 terms
Antarctica
Antarctica
McMurdo Station
Mt Erebus
emperor penguin
the South Pole; continent at bottom of the world; a frozen de…
US Antarctic research station; the largest community in Antar…
the southernmost active volcano on earth
the only penguin that breeds during the winter in Antarctica
Antarctica
the South Pole; continent at bottom of the world; a frozen de…
McMurdo Station
US Antarctic research station; the largest community in Antar…
15 terms
Antarctica
5th largest
Magnetic South Pole
Antarctica
Transantarctic Mountains
Antarctica is the 5th largest continent (5.5 mil sq. mi)
not located on land but in the ocean off the coast 66 degrees…
coldest, driest, and windiest continent
divides the continent in 2
5th largest
Antarctica is the 5th largest continent (5.5 mil sq. mi)
Magnetic South Pole
not located on land but in the ocean off the coast 66 degrees…
16 terms
Antarctica
5th largest
geographic south poles
Magnetic South Pole
Antarctica
Antarctica is the 5th largest continent (5.5 mil sq. mi)
either of the two points on the earth where the axis of rotat…
not located on land but in the ocean off the coast 66 degrees…
coldest, driest, highest and windiest continent
5th largest
Antarctica is the 5th largest continent (5.5 mil sq. mi)
geographic south poles
either of the two points on the earth where the axis of rotat…
Antarctica
Antarctica
McMurdo Station
Mt Erebus
Captain Cook
the South Pole; continent at bottom of the world; a frozen de…
US Antarctic research station; the largest community in Antar…
the southernmost active volcano on earth
first people to cross the Antarctic Circle; never reached Ant…
Antarctica
the South Pole; continent at bottom of the world; a frozen de…
McMurdo Station
US Antarctic research station; the largest community in Antar…
Antarctica
Ice Shelf
Ross Ice Shelf
Iceberg
Ice Streams
Edge of ice that extends (sticks) out over water
Largest of its kind in Antarctica, roughly the size of France
Floating masses of ice that have broken off a glacier
Moving flows of ice
Ice Shelf
Edge of ice that extends (sticks) out over water
Ross Ice Shelf
Largest of its kind in Antarctica, roughly the size of France
13 terms
Antarctica
What is the Physical Geography of Anta…
Ice Landforms in Antarctica
Continental Glacier
Sea Ice
Continental Glacier, Sea Ice, The Drake Passage
Continental Glacier... Sea Ice
a glacier that covers much of a continent or large island
Frozen Ocean water
What is the Physical Geography of Anta…
Continental Glacier, Sea Ice, The Drake Passage
Ice Landforms in Antarctica
Continental Glacier... Sea Ice
10 terms
Antarctica
What ocean surrounds Antarctica?
Who are most of the people who live in…
What mountain range is located in Anta…
What plants grow in Antarctica?
Southern Ocean
Scientists doing research
Transantarctic mountains
Antarctic hair grass and Antarctic pearlwort
What ocean surrounds Antarctica?
Southern Ocean
Who are most of the people who live in…
Scientists doing research
20 terms
Antarctica
Glacier
Crevasse
Iceberg
Ice sheet
A large ice mass that moves slowly down a mountain or over land
A deep crack or fissure in the ice of a glacier.
A block of ice that has broken or calved from the face of a g…
A thick layer of ice covering extensive regions of the world,…
Glacier
A large ice mass that moves slowly down a mountain or over land
Crevasse
A deep crack or fissure in the ice of a glacier.
Antarctica
vision
standards
huddle
alert
a mental image of what something could be like
levels used to compare
crowd together
aware of
vision
a mental image of what something could be like
standards
levels used to compare
21 terms
Antarctica
Scientific
Research station
Continent
Mild
научный
исследовательская станция
континент
умеренный
Scientific
научный
Research station
исследовательская станция
8 terms
Antarctica
coldest
shines
temperature
low
הכי קר
זורח
טמפרטורה
נמוך
coldest
הכי קר
shines
זורח
18 terms
Antarctica
Algae
Climate
Coast
Lichen
Small plant without roots or stems that grow in water or on d…
The usual weather in a place.
Land that is next to an ocean or a sea.
A flat, moss like growth on rocks and trees.
Algae
Small plant without roots or stems that grow in water or on d…
Climate
The usual weather in a place.
15 terms
Antarctica
One of the coldest places on earth & o…
Exploration was prevented for many yea…
Ice is always moving
Tundra Climate - in summer reaches alm…
Antarctica
True
(inching towards the oceans)
60°
One of the coldest places on earth & o…
Antarctica
Exploration was prevented for many yea…
True
15 terms
Antarctica
Blizzard
Glacier
South Pole
Crevasse
A severe snowstorm with very strong winds.
A mass of ice that moves very slowly across the land.
The southernmost point of the earth.
A deep crack in the ice.
Blizzard
A severe snowstorm with very strong winds.
Glacier
A mass of ice that moves very slowly across the land.
Antarctica
wilderness
to set foot
ice caps
global warming
area with no people and no agriculture because the living con…
to go to
thick layer of ice permanently covering an area of land
the increase in world temperatures due to the presence of car…
wilderness
area with no people and no agriculture because the living con…
to set foot
to go to
5 terms
Antarctica
transantarctic mountains
Antarctica Peninsula
Ross Ice Shelf
South Pole
north to south through central antarctica along the right sid…
( A )
- above the ross sea... -under the transantarcic mountains... - sou…
very center of Antarctica
transantarctic mountains
north to south through central antarctica along the right sid…
Antarctica Peninsula
( A )
14 terms
Antarctica
to broker
delegate
precedent
deadlock
to arrange the details of an agreement, especially between di…
a representative
(n.) an example that may serve as a basis for imitation or la…
(n.) a standstill resulting from the opposition of two equal…
to broker
to arrange the details of an agreement, especially between di…
delegate
a representative
9 terms
Antarctica
interior
geographic
thermal
specimens
the inside part of something
related to the natural features, population, industries of a…
energy in the form of heat
an individual animal, plant, piece of a mineral
interior
the inside part of something
geographic
related to the natural features, population, industries of a…
Antarctica
sheet of ice and snow that permanently…
small, shrimplike animals found in the…
fierce, strong bird that lives in Anta…
large mass of ice that moves slowly do…
ice cap
krill
skua
glacier
sheet of ice and snow that permanently…
ice cap
small, shrimplike animals found in the…
krill
Antarctica
Firn
Cryosphere
Crevasse
Fissure
Solid snow
A frozen place
A big crack
A crack
Firn
Solid snow
Cryosphere
A frozen place
Antarctica
Antarctica is at the ______ Pole and i…
Antarctica, a continent, is land surro…
Antarctica has no native ______ living…
Antarctica is located in the _______,…
Antarctica is at the South Pole and is the 3rd largest contin…
Antarctica, a continent, is land surrounded by ocean.
Antarctica has no native people living on it.
Antarctica is located in the Southern, Eastern, and Western h…
Antarctica is at the ______ Pole and i…
Antarctica is at the South Pole and is the 3rd largest contin…
Antarctica, a continent, is land surro…
Antarctica, a continent, is land surrounded by ocean.
17 terms
Antarctica
Climate
global warming
greenhouse effect
greenhouse gases
Overall weather in an area over a long period of time
An increase in the average temperature of the earth's atmosph…
Natural situation in which heat is retained in Earth's atmosp…
Gases such as carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide, water v…
Climate
Overall weather in an area over a long period of time
global warming
An increase in the average temperature of the earth's atmosph…
Antarctica
transantarctic mountains
Antarctica Peninsula
Ross Ice Shelf
South Pole
north to south through central antarctica along the right sid…
( A )
- above the ross sea... -under the transantarcic mountains... - sou…
very center of Antarctica
transantarctic mountains
north to south through central antarctica along the right sid…
Antarctica Peninsula
( A )
12 terms
Antarctica
South Pole
Weddell sea
Ross sea
Antarctic peninsula
South Pole
Weddell sea
5 terms
antarctica
Regions
exploration
Transantarctic
succumb
a large area of a country or of the world, usually without ex…
the act of travelling through a place in order to find out ab…
to stop opposing someone or something that is stronger than y…
Regions
a large area of a country or of the world, usually without ex…
exploration
the act of travelling through a place in order to find out ab…
16 terms
Antarctica
Coldest, windiest, highest and driest…
South Pole
Antarctica's location
Barrier between East and West Antarctica
Antarctica
located in Antarctica
Southern, Eastern, and Western Hemispheres
Transantarctic Mountain Range
Coldest, windiest, highest and driest…
Antarctica
South Pole
located in Antarctica
Antarctica
Blizzard
Crevasse
Ecosystem
Frostbite
A snowstorm with strong winds
A deep crack in the ice
The interaction of living organisms with their physical envir…
the freezing of skin and underlying tissue by exposure to ext…
Blizzard
A snowstorm with strong winds
Crevasse
A deep crack in the ice
60 terms
antarctica
why is antarctica so cold?
latitude/longitude
map projection
how big is antarctica?
-the tilt of the earth brings unequal sunlight distribution (…
longitude:... -north/south... -form "great circles" that have varia…
antarctica can appear distorted at different map projections,…
14 million km2... ~99% of the surface is covered in ice or snow…
why is antarctica so cold?
-the tilt of the earth brings unequal sunlight distribution (…
latitude/longitude
longitude:... -north/south... -form "great circles" that have varia…
10 terms
Antarctica
Longitude
Hemisphere
Unique
Frigid
Pos: noun... Pre: the measurement of length ... Def: imaginary line…
Pos: noun... Pre: sections of the Earth, and can be North, South…
Pos: adj... Pre: unusual... Def: being unlike any other... At Antarcti…
Pos: adj... Pre: extremely cold... Def: extremely cold... Inside my ho…
Longitude
Pos: noun... Pre: the measurement of length ... Def: imaginary line…
Hemisphere
Pos: noun... Pre: sections of the Earth, and can be North, South…
Antarctica
Land Area
Average Rainfall
Average Temperature
Government
5,500,000 square miles
2-4 inches per year
-57°F
International Treaty
Land Area
5,500,000 square miles
Average Rainfall
2-4 inches per year
Antarctica
Antarctica
South Pole
What hemisphere is Antarctica NOT loca…
The Transantarctic Mountains
the coldest, windiest, highest, and driest continent
important place located in Antarctica
Northern Hemisphere
natural border between East and West Antarctica
Antarctica
the coldest, windiest, highest, and driest continent
South Pole
important place located in Antarctica
26 terms
Antarctica
blizzard
glacier
South Pole
crevasse
a severe snowstorm with very strong winds
a mass of ice that moves very slowly across the land
the southernmost point of the Earth
a deep crack in the ice
blizzard
a severe snowstorm with very strong winds
glacier
a mass of ice that moves very slowly across the land
39 terms
Antarctica
Scientific
Research station
Continent
Mild
Научный
Научная станция
Континент
Мягкий
Scientific
Научный
Research station
Научная станция
10 terms
Antarctica
Mammals
Earth
Moss
Nest
Pattedyr
Jorda
Mose
Reir
Mammals
Pattedyr
Earth
Jorda
11 terms
Antarctica
Antarctica
the Antarctic
on a global scale
reap the benefits
Antarktyda
Antarktyka
na skalę światową
zbierać korzyści
Antarctica
Antarktyda
the Antarctic
Antarktyka
Antarctica
Artica circle
Blizzard
Glacier
Iceberg
Is the most northerly part of the five major circles
A severe snow storm with high winds
S slow moving mass or riverof ice formed by the accumclationa…
A large floating mass of ice detachaed frim a glaciers
Artica circle
Is the most northerly part of the five major circles
Blizzard
A severe snow storm with high winds
Antarctica
Mount Français
Mount Stephenson
Mount Siple
Mount Erebus (Southernmost volcano on…
Angers Island
Alexander Island
Siple Island
Ross Island
Mount Français
Angers Island
Mount Stephenson
Alexander Island
17 terms
Antarctica
Krill
Resource rich
Antarctic treaty
Oil
small, shrimplike creatures, food for whales and fish
an area full of natural resources usually by rotting grassy s…
An agreement that preserves Antarctica for peaceful and scien…
One of the resources found in Antarctica. Antarctica may hold…
Krill
small, shrimplike creatures, food for whales and fish
Resource rich
an area full of natural resources usually by rotting grassy s…
antarctica
Antarctic Circle
blizzard
glacier
iceberg
the parallel of latitude that is approximately 66 1/2 degrees…
a long, heavy snow storm
a large body of ice moving slowly down a slope of valley or s…
a large floating mass detached to a glacier
Antarctic Circle
the parallel of latitude that is approximately 66 1/2 degrees…
blizzard
a long, heavy snow storm
10 terms
Antarctica
tourists
always
hotel
strange
תיירים
תמיד
בית מלון
מוזר
tourists
תיירים
always
תמיד
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