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World Geography Geology Terms
Lithosphere
Hydrosphere
Biosphere
Atmosphere
Solid, rocky crust, inorganic+minerals
Water on or near the Earth, oceans, rivers, lakes, plus moist…
All living organisms
Body of air surrounding the planet
Lithosphere
Solid, rocky crust, inorganic+minerals
Hydrosphere
Water on or near the Earth, oceans, rivers, lakes, plus moist…
15 terms
World geography: Latin American
NAFTA
Colonialism
Climograph
El nino
The north american free trade agreement-is an agreement amoun…
The policy or practice of acquiring full or partial political…
A graph that depicts the annual cycle of temperature and rain…
An irregularly occurring and complex series of climatic chang…
NAFTA
The north american free trade agreement-is an agreement amoun…
Colonialism
The policy or practice of acquiring full or partial political…
27 terms
World Geography-Latin American Countries
Mexico
Belize
Guatemala
El Salvador
Mexico
Belize
27 terms
World Geography-Latin American Countries
Mexico
Belize
Guatemala
El Salvador
Mexico
Belize
10 terms
World Geography: Latin American
NAFTA
Colonialism
Climograph
El nino
North American Free Trade Agreement, which phased out trade b…
The system by which countries set up colonies to secure sourc…
A graph that depicts the annual cycle of temperature and rain…
A warm ocean current off South America's northwestern coast t…
NAFTA
North American Free Trade Agreement, which phased out trade b…
Colonialism
The system by which countries set up colonies to secure sourc…
20 terms
world geography latin american questions
why is latin america called latin amer…
why do people live near volcanoes
how does these physical features (moun…
what is impressive about the size of t…
Spain and portugal settled this area
ash from the volcano provides fertile soil
> trade difficult... >transportation difficult ... >separates peopl…
they are some of the largest and longest in the world
why is latin america called latin amer…
Spain and portugal settled this area
why do people live near volcanoes
ash from the volcano provides fertile soil
21 terms
World Geography Latin American Vocabulary
Conquistador
Cultural Convergence
Tropical Storm
El Niño
Name for the spanish explorers who claimed land in the Americ…
The contact and interaction of one culture with another
A storm with winds of at least 39 miles per hour (63 km)
A warm ocean current off South America's northwestern coast t…
Conquistador
Name for the spanish explorers who claimed land in the Americ…
Cultural Convergence
The contact and interaction of one culture with another
13 terms
Geography Latin American Terms
Rainforest
Yucatan peninsula
Rio grande
Gulf of mexico
A forested area that gets at least 68 inches of rain.
Where the meteor was said to have hit and killed the dinosaurs.
Separates the U.S. and Mexico along the border with Texas.
A body of water with land on 3 sides (same as bay). One of th…
Rainforest
A forested area that gets at least 68 inches of rain.
Yucatan peninsula
Where the meteor was said to have hit and killed the dinosaurs.
26 terms
2 World Geography- Latin Americans
what was the spark of the latin americ…
what happened in 1808?
what happened to the king of Spain?
Juntas
napoleons invasion of Iberia
the King of Portugal fled to Brazil
he was held captive
local elites formed to assert local rule
what was the spark of the latin americ…
napoleons invasion of Iberia
what happened in 1808?
the King of Portugal fled to Brazil
26 terms
World Geography-Latin+South American Countries
Mexico
Belize
Guatemala
El Salvador
Mexico
Belize
45 terms
Unit 3 Latin American Vocabulary - World Geography
Basin
Pampas
Patagonia
Atacama Desert
a river basin is and area drained by a river and all of its t…
a vast area of grassland and rich soil in south-central South…
a region of South America - mostly in Argentina
an arid region in northern Chile
Basin
a river basin is and area drained by a river and all of its t…
Pampas
a vast area of grassland and rich soil in south-central South…
46 terms
World Geography Unit 3- Review Latin American
Andes
Cordilleras
South America
Elevation
The mountains on the western edge of South America are the..
Parallel mountain ranges are called
Latin America included middle america, the Caribbean, and
The highlands climate zones are determined by
Andes
The mountains on the western edge of South America are the..
Cordilleras
Parallel mountain ranges are called
11 terms
World Geography-- Latin American Country Differences
Portuguese is Spoken
English is Spoken (2 Answers)
French Creole is Spoken
Dutch is Spoken
Brazil
Guyana, Jamaica
Haiti
Suriname
Portuguese is Spoken
Brazil
English is Spoken (2 Answers)
Guyana, Jamaica
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World Geography Latin America Terms
mestizo
land bridge
isthmus
latifundia
refers to people of mixed indigenous descent
strip of land that connects 2 larger lands
a narrow strip of land connecting 2 larger areas
large agricultural estates owned by farmers
mestizo
refers to people of mixed indigenous descent
land bridge
strip of land that connects 2 larger lands
10 terms
Unit 4: Latin American Physical Geography Must Know Terms
Parallel chains or ranges of mountains.
Spanish term for "cold land", the high…
Top layer of a rain forest, where the…
Spanish for "high plain," a region in…
Cordillera
Tierra Frio
Canopy
Altiplano
Parallel chains or ranges of mountains.
Cordillera
Spanish term for "cold land", the high…
Tierra Frio
28 terms
John Brose World Geography honors Latin American countries and capitals CHS
Mexico
Guatemala
El salvador
Costa Rica
Mexico City
Guatemala City
San Salvador
San José
Mexico
Mexico City
Guatemala
Guatemala City
24 terms
Early Latin American Culture Study Guide World Geography DTHS
Columbian Exchange
Conquistadors
Cultural Hearth
Deforestation
An exchange of goods, ideas and skills from the Old World (Eu…
Spanish soldiers and explorers who led military expeditions i…
A center where cultures developed and from which ideas and tr…
destruction of forests in order to make land available for ot…
Columbian Exchange
An exchange of goods, ideas and skills from the Old World (Eu…
Conquistadors
Spanish soldiers and explorers who led military expeditions i…
60 terms
Latin American World Explorer Glossary Terms
altiplano
aqueduct
boom
campesino
a high plateau region;a region of high plateaus in the Andes
a pipe or channel used to carry water from a distant source t…
a period of increased prosperity and economic activity when m…
a poor Latin American farmer
altiplano
a high plateau region;a region of high plateaus in the Andes
aqueduct
a pipe or channel used to carry water from a distant source t…
10 terms
Unit 4: Latin American Physical Geography Must Know Terms
Cordillera
Tierra Frio
Canopy
Altiplano
Parallel chains or ranges of mountains.
Spanish term for "cold land", the highest altitude zone of La…
Top layer of a rain forest, where the tops of tall trees form…
Spanish for "high plain," a region in Peru and Bolivia encirc…
Cordillera
Parallel chains or ranges of mountains.
Tierra Frio
Spanish term for "cold land", the highest altitude zone of La…
20 terms
World Geo Latin American terms chapters 8-10
steep often jagged cliffs
cordilleras
atiplano
llanos
escarpment
mountain ranges that are parallel to one another
high plain
fertile plains
steep often jagged cliffs
escarpment
cordilleras
mountain ranges that are parallel to one another
8 terms
World Geography G8 Latin America Vocab Spanish Terms
cordilleras
altiplano
llano
pampa
Several mountain ranges that run parallel to one another
Spanish for "high plain," an area in Peru and Bolivia encircl…
Inland grassland areas of Colombia and Venezuela
Inland grassland areas of Argentina and Uruguay
cordilleras
Several mountain ranges that run parallel to one another
altiplano
Spanish for "high plain," an area in Peru and Bolivia encircl…
20 terms
Geography book exploring our world Boehm Armstrong Hunkins Latin Terms America Unit 3
Subregions
Archipelgo
Escarpment
Llanos
Smaller area of a region
Group of Islands.
A series of step cliffs.
tropical grasslands that stretch through several countries
Subregions
Smaller area of a region
Archipelgo
Group of Islands.
31 terms
Human World AP Geography Latin America Terms to Know~ Monroe's class
Altiplano
Canopy
Caudillo
Chinampas
Spanish for "high plane," a region in Peru and Bolivia encirc…
Top layer of a rainforest, where the tops of tall trees form…
A Latin America political leader from the late 1800's on, oft…
Floating farm islands made by Aztec
Altiplano
Spanish for "high plane," a region in Peru and Bolivia encirc…
Canopy
Top layer of a rainforest, where the tops of tall trees form…
29 terms
Human World AP Geography Latin America Terms to Know~ Monroe's class
Altiplano
Canopy
Caudillo
Chinampas
Spanish for "high plane," a region in Peru and Bolivia encirc…
Top layer of a rainforest, where the tops of tall trees form…
A Latin America political leader from the late 1800's on, oft…
Floating farm islands made by Aztec
Altiplano
Spanish for "high plane," a region in Peru and Bolivia encirc…
Canopy
Top layer of a rainforest, where the tops of tall trees form…
50 terms
Latin American Countries & Geography
Belize
Bahamas
Jamaica
Puerto Rico
Belize
Bahamas
100 terms
World Geography MAP FINAL!
China
Japan
Mongolia
North Korea
China
Japan
8 terms
World Geography Chapter 3 Section 2
Evaporation
Humidity
Condensation
Orographic effect
process by which liquid changes into gas
the amount of water vapor in the air
the process by which water vapor changes from a gas into liqu…
cooling effect that occurs when air is forced to rise over a…
Evaporation
process by which liquid changes into gas
Humidity
the amount of water vapor in the air
26 terms
Latin American Political Geography - Rhodenizer
Mexico
Belize
Guatemala
El Salvador
North America
Central America
Central America
Central America
Mexico
North America
Belize
Central America
39 terms
Latin American Physical Geography
Caribbean Sea
Baja California
Gulf of California
Sierra Madre
part of the Alantic Ocean bordered by the west Indies, South…
Long, narrow, peninsula, it extends south from Mexico's north…
the body of water between Baja California and the mainland of…
Mountain ranges in Mexico. Consists of the Oriental and Occid…
Caribbean Sea
part of the Alantic Ocean bordered by the west Indies, South…
Baja California
Long, narrow, peninsula, it extends south from Mexico's north…
19 terms
Human Geography of Latin America
Treaty of Tordesillas
Mestizo
Mulatto
Zambo
an agreement made by Pope Alexander VI in 1494 to divide the…
Native And European Mix
African And European Mix
Native And African Mix
Treaty of Tordesillas
an agreement made by Pope Alexander VI in 1494 to divide the…
Mestizo
Native And European Mix
54 terms
Coach Hale's World Geography SOL Latin America
Andes Mountains
Sierra Madres Mountains
Amazon Rain Forest
Atacama Desert
Andes Mountains
Sierra Madres Mountains
22 terms
World Geography SOL - Latin America
What language is spoken throughout mos…
What language is spoken in Brazil?
What is the main religion in Latin Ame…
Latin America is comprised of the Cari…
Spanish
Portuguese
Roman Catholic
cultural
What language is spoken throughout mos…
Spanish
What language is spoken in Brazil?
Portuguese
45 terms
Geography
USA
Canada
Mexico
Cuba
USA
Canada
54 terms
World Geography Latin America
Cordilleras
Altiplano
Indigenous
Mestizo
Parallel chains or ranges of mountains.
A Spanish word for "high plain," a region in Peru and Bolivia…
A term that means native to a place.
A term that refers to people of Native American and European…
Cordilleras
Parallel chains or ranges of mountains.
Altiplano
A Spanish word for "high plain," a region in Peru and Bolivia…
32 terms
Latin American Physical Geography
Caribbean Sea
Sierra Madre
Gulf of Mexico
Yucatan Peninsula
part of the Alantic Ocean bordered by the west Indies, South…
Mountain ranges in Mexico. Consists of the Oriental and Occid…
large body of warm salt water that borders SE United States a…
a broad lowland that stretches into, and divides, the Caribbe…
Caribbean Sea
part of the Alantic Ocean bordered by the west Indies, South…
Sierra Madre
Mountain ranges in Mexico. Consists of the Oriental and Occid…
34 terms
Latin American Countries
Cuba
Pacific Ocean
Amazon River
Colombia
Cuba
Pacific Ocean
15 terms
Ancient World Geography
Mediterranean Sea
Tigris & Euphrates Rivers
Mesopotamia
Fertile Crescent
Mediterranean Sea
Tigris & Euphrates Rivers
23 terms
World Geography
Geography
Meteorology
Cartography
Longitude
The study of everything.
The study of the weather.
The Study of maps.
Imaginary lines that run north and south.
Geography
The study of everything.
Meteorology
The study of the weather.
24 terms
World Geography
North America
Central America
Caribbean
South America
North America
Central America
32 terms
Latin American Flags
Antigua and Barbuda
Argentina
Barbados
Belize
Antigua and Barbuda
Argentina
14 terms
World Geography Spelling
Africa
Antarctica
Asia
Australia
Africa
Antarctica
27 terms
Latin America Map Test
Belize
Guatemala
Honduras
El Salvador
Belize
Guatemala
45 terms
STAAR World Geography Vocabulary
Physical Geography
Human Geography
Geography
Columbian Exchange
The study of natural features on the surface of Earth. Such a…
The study of how people have spread across Earth and the char…
The study of features on Earth's surface including landforms,…
The widespread exchange of people, plants, animals, disease b…
Physical Geography
The study of natural features on the surface of Earth. Such a…
Human Geography
The study of how people have spread across Earth and the char…
75 terms
World Geography Latin America
Amazon River
4,000 miles
Middle America, the Carribean, and Sou…
West Indies
What is the world's 2nd largest river that runs through South…
How long is the Amazon River?
What are the three areas geographer's divide Latin America in…
What's another name for the Caribbean islands?
Amazon River
What is the world's 2nd largest river that runs through South…
4,000 miles
How long is the Amazon River?
31 terms
Unit 3, Part 2: Latin American Human Geography
The Maya
The Aztecs
Spain
Conquistador
This is the oldest group in Mexico. They built cities, terrac…
The second oldest civilization to live in Mexico. They are kn…
This European country was drawn to Mexico hoping to find silv…
Hernan Cortes would be considered this type of European explo…
The Maya
This is the oldest group in Mexico. They built cities, terrac…
The Aztecs
The second oldest civilization to live in Mexico. They are kn…
41 terms
World Geography: Chapter 4 Terms
culture
society
ethnic group
innovation
the total knowledge, attitudes and behavior shared by and pas…
a group that shares a geographic region, a common language an…
a group of people who share language, customs and a common he…
taking existing elements of society and creating something ne…
culture
the total knowledge, attitudes and behavior shared by and pas…
society
a group that shares a geographic region, a common language an…
25 terms
Latin American Countries
Argentina
Belize
Bolivia
Brazil
Argentina
Belize
21 terms
World Geo. Latin American Vocabulary
Quipus
Eustaury
Isthmus
Guerilla
complicated system of knots tied on strings of various colors…
a partially enclosed body of water where freshwater and saltw…
a neck of land that connects to large land masses.
an armed person who takes part in irregular warfare.
Quipus
complicated system of knots tied on strings of various colors…
Eustaury
a partially enclosed body of water where freshwater and saltw…
26 terms
Vocabulary - World Geography II
Canada
United States
Mexico
Brazil
Canada
United States
22 terms
Physical Geography of Latin America
Core Area of Latin America
Fringe Area of Latin America
Central America
Mexico
Mexico and South America
Southwestern US and Caribbean
Core Area of Latin America
Mexico and South America
Fringe Area of Latin America
Southwestern US and Caribbean
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