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Physical Geography - Physical Features
Plains
Lake
Gulf
Sea
A flat, level area of land
A natural or man-made body of water that is surrounded by land
A large area of a sea or ocean partially enclosed by land
A large body of salt water that is surrounded in whole or in…
Plains
A flat, level area of land
Lake
A natural or man-made body of water that is surrounded by land
8 terms
Geography - Physical Features
Appalachian Mountains
Ozark Mountains
Black Hills
Rocky Mountains
system of mountains in eastern North America
a physiographic and geologic highland region of the central U…
small, isolated mountain range rising from the Great Plains o…
mountain range that stretches from British Columbia and Alber…
Appalachian Mountains
system of mountains in eastern North America
Ozark Mountains
a physiographic and geologic highland region of the central U…
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North American Physical Features
Atlantic Ocean
Pacific Ocean
Arctic Ocean
Gulf of Alaska
a body of water that is located along the east coast of North…
a body of water that is located along the west coast of North…
a body of water that is located along the northern coast of N…
a body of water that is located off the southern coast of Ala…
Atlantic Ocean
a body of water that is located along the east coast of North…
Pacific Ocean
a body of water that is located along the west coast of North…
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Physical Features Geography Terms
archipelago
bay
canyon
channel
a group of islands
part of a large body of water that extends into a shoreline;…
deep and narrow valley with steep walls
wide strait or waterway between two landmasses that lie close…
archipelago
a group of islands
bay
part of a large body of water that extends into a shoreline;…
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Geography Physical Features
Pacific Ocean
Gulf of Mexico
Caribbean sea
Bay of Campeche
Pacific Ocean
Gulf of Mexico
37 terms
Physical Features of Geography
archipelago
bay
beach
waterfall
a group of many islands
part of an ocean or lake extending into the land and usually…
a rocky or sandy edge of land along a body of water
a stream of water that falls from a high place
archipelago
a group of many islands
bay
part of an ocean or lake extending into the land and usually…
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Geography: Physical Features (advanced)
basin/depression
bight
butte
coast
land that is sunken or depressed below the surrounding area
a bend or curve in any geographical feature, relatively flat…
an isolated hill with steep, often vertical sides and a small…
edge of land where it reaches the sea
basin/depression
land that is sunken or depressed below the surrounding area
bight
a bend or curve in any geographical feature, relatively flat…
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Geography - Physical Features
Appalachian Mountains
Ozark Mountains
Black Hills
Rocky Mountains
Appalachian Mountains
Ozark Mountains
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Physical Features of Geography 3
plateau
prairie
rain forest
river
a flat area of land that is higher than the land around it
a region of flat or hilly land covered by tall grasses
a large, very dense forest in a region where rain is very hea…
a large stream of water that flows over land into a lake, oce…
plateau
a flat area of land that is higher than the land around it
prairie
a region of flat or hilly land covered by tall grasses
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Physical Features of Geography 1
archipelago
bay
beach
canal
a group of many islands
part of an ocean or lake extending into the land and usually…
a rocky or sandy edge of land along a body of water
a waterway dug across land through which ships can pass
archipelago
a group of many islands
bay
part of an ocean or lake extending into the land and usually…
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Geography: Physical Features
archipelago
atoll
basin
bay
a group or chain of islands
ring-shaped coral island with shallow sea water, lagoon in th…
low-lying land surrounded by higher land
part of an ocean, sea, or lake extending into land
archipelago
a group or chain of islands
atoll
ring-shaped coral island with shallow sea water, lagoon in th…
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Geography: Physical Features (Water)
canal
delta
gulf
harbor
a waterway dug by people through which ships can pass
triangular-shaped area of small islands of sediment that divi…
large part of an ocean that extends into the land. Usually la…
a sheltered area of water where ships can anchor safely
canal
a waterway dug by people through which ships can pass
delta
triangular-shaped area of small islands of sediment that divi…
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Geography: physical features vocabulary
Basin
Bay
Canyon
Cape
An area of land drained by a given river and its branches; an…
The part of a large body of water that extends into a shoreli…
A deep and narrow valley with steep walls
A point of land that extends into a river, lake or ocean
Basin
An area of land drained by a given river and its branches; an…
Bay
The part of a large body of water that extends into a shoreli…
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Latin American Physical Features
Andes Mountains
Sierra Madre Mountains
Baja California
Amazon River
Andes Mountains
Sierra Madre Mountains
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World Geography Physical Features
Peninsula
Strait
Cliff
Canyon
A piece of land that is surrounded by water on three sides.
A narrow passage of water connecting two large bodies of water
A high, steep face of rock or earth.
A deep valley with steep sides or cliffs.
Peninsula
A piece of land that is surrounded by water on three sides.
Strait
A narrow passage of water connecting two large bodies of water
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Geography--Physical Features
channel
isthmus
island
gulf
length of water wider than a strait joining two larger areas…
piece of land separating two bodies of water
body of land surrounded by water
a portion of sea partly enclosed by land
channel
length of water wider than a strait joining two larger areas…
isthmus
piece of land separating two bodies of water
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Geography Europe (physical features)
Atlantic Ocean
Bay of Biscay
Irish Sea
North Sea
Atlantic Ocean
Bay of Biscay
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Latin American Physical Features
Atlantic Ocean
Caribbean Sea
Pacific Ocean
Gulf of Mexico
Ocean East of Latin America
Body of water North of Venezuela
Ocean West of Latin America
Body of water east of Mexico
Atlantic Ocean
Ocean East of Latin America
Caribbean Sea
Body of water North of Venezuela
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Physical Features of Geography 2
glacier
gulf
harbor
island
a huge mass of ice that moves slowly down a mountain
part of an ocean extending into land and usually larger that…
a sheltered area of water where ships can anchor safely
an area of land completely surrounded by water
glacier
a huge mass of ice that moves slowly down a mountain
gulf
part of an ocean extending into land and usually larger that…
19 terms
North American Physical Features
Atlantic Ocean
Pacific Ocean
Gulf of California, Sea of Cortez
Bering Strait
Atlantic Ocean
Pacific Ocean
36 terms
South American Physical Features
Lake Maracaibo
The Llanos
Orinoco River
Guiana Highlands
Lake Maracaibo
The Llanos
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Physical Features of Geography
Atlas Mountains
Mount Kilimanjaro
Sahara/n Desert
Kalahari Desert
Atlas Mountains
Mount Kilimanjaro
Geography: Physical Features
Desert
Plain
Mountain
Ocean
An extremely hot and dry area with little water and few plants.
A grassy or dry area that has little to no trees and is flat.
A land form with high elevation and high relief.
A large body of salt water.
Desert
An extremely hot and dry area with little water and few plants.
Plain
A grassy or dry area that has little to no trees and is flat.
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Geography: Physical Features (Land)
atoll
canyon
glacier
island
coral reef enclosing a lagoon
deep, narrow, steep-sided valley, often with a river on its f…
huge mass of slowly-moving ice
land completely surrounded by water
atoll
coral reef enclosing a lagoon
canyon
deep, narrow, steep-sided valley, often with a river on its f…
18 terms
North American Physical Features
Atlantic Ocean
Pacific Ocean
Bay of Campeche
Sea of Cortez
Atlantic Ocean
Pacific Ocean
24 terms
Physical Features of Geography
Mountain
Desert
Island
Ocean
Land that rises many feet into the air and is higher than a h…
A dry area that receives so little rain that few plants or an…
A body of land surrounded on all sides by water
Largest area of saltwater
Mountain
Land that rises many feet into the air and is higher than a h…
Desert
A dry area that receives so little rain that few plants or an…
30 terms
Geography-Physical Geographical Features
Archipelago
Canyon
Delta
Desert
Any broad area of water containing several islands, usually i…
A deep, narrow valley having high, steep slopes, usually carv…
Earth that is dropped by running water when a stream flows in…
A large area of land with little or no moisture or vegetation.
Archipelago
Any broad area of water containing several islands, usually i…
Canyon
A deep, narrow valley having high, steep slopes, usually carv…
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AP Geography Physical Features
Rockies
Sierra Nevada Mountains
Appalachian Mountains
Sierra Madre East Mountains (Oriental…
Mountains in the Western US
Mountains in Eastern California
Mountains in the Eastern US
Mountains in Eastern Mexico
Rockies
Mountains in the Western US
Sierra Nevada Mountains
Mountains in Eastern California
23 terms
South American Physical Features
Orinoco River
Amazon River
Parana River
Paraguay River
Orinoco River
Amazon River
36 terms
Geography Terms 2 -Physical Features
Archipelago
Atoll
bay
basin
Islands clustered together
Coral reef enclosing a lagoon
n. An inlet of the sea or some other body of water, usually s…
n. A bowl-shaped area of land surrounded by higher land.
Archipelago
Islands clustered together
Atoll
Coral reef enclosing a lagoon
23 terms
South American Physical Features
Orinoco River
Amazon River
Parana River
Paraguay River
Orinoco River
Amazon River
12 terms
Europe Geography Physical Features
North___________________
Dubane
black
iberian
sea
river
sea
Peninsula
North___________________
sea
Dubane
river
16 terms
Geography Terms: Physical Features
Elevation
Sea Level
Basin
Highlands
the height of the land above sea level
the average height of the sea's surface
a natural depression on the earth's surface, typically contai…
a mountainous part of a country
Elevation
the height of the land above sea level
Sea Level
the average height of the sea's surface
South American Physical Features
Andes Mountains
Brazilian Highlands
Guiana Highlands
Mt. Aconcagua
Longest mountain range in the world.
More than half of the country's landmass.
A heavily forested plateau that covers the southern half of V…
The highest mountain outside of Asia. Located in the Andes mo…
Andes Mountains
Longest mountain range in the world.
Brazilian Highlands
More than half of the country's landmass.
Earth Physical Features/ Geography
What are the 5 themes of geography?
What is a question for location?
What is a relative location?
What is an absolute location?
Location, Region, Movement, Place, Interaction
Where is it?
a vague location
a pinpoint location
What are the 5 themes of geography?
Location, Region, Movement, Place, Interaction
What is a question for location?
Where is it?
23 terms
South American Physical Features
Orinoco River
Amazon River
Parana River
Paraguay River
Orinoco River
Amazon River
17 terms
Geography: Physical Features
archipelago
basin
bay
cape
a group of islands
an area of land drained by a river and its branches
the part of a large body of water that extends into a shoreli…
a point of land that extends into a river, lake or ocean
archipelago
a group of islands
basin
an area of land drained by a river and its branches
16 terms
North American Physical Features
Atlantic Ocean
Pacific Ocean
Arctic Ocean
Hudson Bay
a body of water that is located along the east coast of North…
a body of water that is located along the west coast of North…
a body of water that is located along the northern coast of N…
a body of water that is located off the coasts of Nunavut, Ma…
Atlantic Ocean
a body of water that is located along the east coast of North…
Pacific Ocean
a body of water that is located along the west coast of North…
20 terms
Geography South America Physical Features
Andes Mountains
Atacama Desert
Brazilian Highlands
Guiana Highlands
Andes Mountains
Atacama Desert
12 terms
Latin American Physical Features
Amazon River
Parana River
Patagonia
Andes Mountains
Amazon River
Parana River
16 terms
Geography - Physical Features of Africa
Red Sea
Mediterranean Sea
Indian Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
Red Sea
Mediterranean Sea
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North American Physical Features
Appalachian Mountain
Arctic Ocean
Canadian Shield
Chesapeake Bay
Appalachian Mountain
Arctic Ocean
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Latin American Physical Features
Amazon river
Pacific Ocean
Sierra Madre mountains
Caribbean sea
Amazon river
Pacific Ocean
29 terms
North American Physical features
sierra nevada
appalachian mountains
baffin island
newfoundland
sierra nevada
appalachian mountains
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Geography: Physical Features
archipelago
Basin
Bay
Cape
a group of islands
an area of land drained by a river and its branches
the part of a large body of water that extends into the shore…
a point of land that extends into the river, lake, ocean
archipelago
a group of islands
Basin
an area of land drained by a river and its branches
14 terms
Latin American Physical Features
Amazon River
Parana River
Iguazu Falls
Lake Titicaca
Amazon River
Parana River
Geography Physical Features
plains
plateau
valley
peninsula
A long, large flat area of land
A long, flat raised area of land
A long, flat area of land between two or more mountains
Land surrounded by water on three sides
plains
A long, large flat area of land
plateau
A long, flat raised area of land
15 terms
Latin American Physical Features
Amazon river
Pacific Ocean
Sierra Madre mountains
Caribbean sea
Amazon river
Pacific Ocean
15 terms
Europe - Physical Features (Geography Alive)
Baltic Sea
Alps Mountains
Scandanavia
Central Siberian Plateau
Sea that is north of Poland and south of Scandinavia
Mountain range in central Europe, located in France, Switzerl…
Peninsula located in northern Europe, made up of Norway, Swed…
Elevated land in central Russia
Baltic Sea
Sea that is north of Poland and south of Scandinavia
Alps Mountains
Mountain range in central Europe, located in France, Switzerl…
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Geography - Physical Features
Atlantic Ocean
Pacific Ocean
Indian Ocean
Arctic Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
Pacific Ocean
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