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Social Studies Geography 1
Cardinal Directions
Globe
Physical Map
Political Map
north, east. south, and west
A spherical representation of the earth
In addition to country borders major cities and significant b…
Political maps are designed to show Govermental boundaries of…
Cardinal Directions
north, east. south, and west
Globe
A spherical representation of the earth
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Social Studies Geography Vocabulary
Area
Boundary
Canyon
Cape
Region, section of land bound by common characteristics
Border, dividing line
A narrow, deep valley with steep sides
A pointed piece of land extending into an ocean or lake
Area
Region, section of land bound by common characteristics
Boundary
Border, dividing line
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Social Studies - Geography
physical characteristics
human characteristics
Mackinaw Bridge
Midwest
parts of the land that are made by nature like mountains, riv…
things that are built on the land by humans, like bridges, ro…
the human characteristic that connects the lower and upper pe…
the region that is in the middle of the United States
physical characteristics
parts of the land that are made by nature like mountains, riv…
human characteristics
things that are built on the land by humans, like bridges, ro…
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Social Studies Themes of Geography TEST
physical map
political map
thematic map
longitude
shows information such as country, state, province, or countr…
shows information such as elevation or landforms
shows information such as economy, battles, or migration
lines that run north to south and measure east and west *Prim…
physical map
shows information such as country, state, province, or countr…
political map
shows information such as elevation or landforms
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Social Studies, Geography Vocabulary
gulf
isthmus
peninsula
plain
a part of an ocean or sea that extends into the land
a narrow strip of land bordered by water, that connects two l…
a body of land nearly surrounded by water
a large area of flat or nearly flat land
gulf
a part of an ocean or sea that extends into the land
isthmus
a narrow strip of land bordered by water, that connects two l…
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Geography Social Studies Countries
Afghanistan
Syria
Israel
Jordan
Afghanistan
Syria
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Social Studies- Geography Chapter 3
symbols
map key
compass rose
urban
pictures or letters that represent an object
tells what symbols mean
shows the directions north, east, south, and west
a place with many tall buildings and lots of people
symbols
pictures or letters that represent an object
map key
tells what symbols mean
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Geography (Social Studies)
Absolute Location
Bay
Channel
Delta
Exact location of a place on the earth described by global co…
Part of a large body of water that extends into a shoreline,…
Wide strait or waterway between two land masses that lie clos…
Flat, low-lying land built up from soil carried downstream by…
Absolute Location
Exact location of a place on the earth described by global co…
Bay
Part of a large body of water that extends into a shoreline,…
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social studies india geography
subcontinent
indus river
himalayas
indus plain
a country that is geographically seperated from the rest of t…
a river that starts in the himalayas and flows into the arabi…
tallest mountain range northwest of india.
a vast, dry region south of the himalayas that is made fertil…
subcontinent
a country that is geographically seperated from the rest of t…
indus river
a river that starts in the himalayas and flows into the arabi…
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Social Studies - Geography of the United States
Equator
Prime Meridian
Antarctica
Australia
The name of 0 degrees latitude
The name of 0 degrees longitude
Equator
The name of 0 degrees latitude
Prime Meridian
The name of 0 degrees longitude
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5th Grade Social Studies - Geography/Landforms
Coast
Desert
Forest
Gulf
the land along or near a sea or ocean
A dry region that on average receives less than 25 centimeter…
A wooded ara made up of coniferous or diciduous trees.
A part of an ocean or sea that extends into the land.
Coast
the land along or near a sea or ocean
Desert
A dry region that on average receives less than 25 centimeter…
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Geography Social Studies
Nile River
Cataract
The Red Land
Kemet
the precious gift to the Egyptians, they drank from it, bathe…
steep rapids formed by cliffs and boulders in a river; provid…
the name the Egyptians gave the deserts because of its burnin…
Layer of dark fertile mud left behind after the Nile River fl…
Nile River
the precious gift to the Egyptians, they drank from it, bathe…
Cataract
steep rapids formed by cliffs and boulders in a river; provid…
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Social Studies (Geography)
Geography
Map
Absolute location
Relative Location
- It is used together with latitude to specify the precise lo…
- Geography tool that gives "miniature" picture of a very lar…
-A specific location of any place on earth.
- It is where a person, place or thing is located in referenc…
Geography
- It is used together with latitude to specify the precise lo…
Map
- Geography tool that gives "miniature" picture of a very lar…
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geography\social studies
absolute location
relative location
climate
cartographer
the exact place of something. (3456 church street)
how to describe a place by what its related to.(across the st…
the weather in an area.(in Alaska its cold all year)
a mapmaker
absolute location
the exact place of something. (3456 church street)
relative location
how to describe a place by what its related to.(across the st…
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social studies geography
7 continents
5 oceans
equator
prime meridian
North america, south america, Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia…
pacific, Atlantic, Arctic, Southern, and Italian
0 degrees latitude
0 degrees longitude
7 continents
North america, south america, Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia…
5 oceans
pacific, Atlantic, Arctic, Southern, and Italian
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Social Studies Geography
Israel
Turkey
Jordan
Lebanon
Jerusalem
Ankara
Amman
Beirut
Israel
Jerusalem
Turkey
Ankara
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Social Studies: Geography
5 Themes of Geography
Relevant Location
Absolute Location
Physical Characteristics of a Place
Location... Place... Human-environment interaction... Movement... Region
describes your surrounding geography... ex: river, mountain, wat…
specific point of latitude and longitude
deserts, plains, mountains, waterways
5 Themes of Geography
Location... Place... Human-environment interaction... Movement... Region
Relevant Location
describes your surrounding geography... ex: river, mountain, wat…
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Social Studies Geography
Continent
Region
Aquifer
Erosion
any of the world's large groups of land containing more than…
an area in a country with not the same characteristics as oth…
land on top of water
water wearing down rock
Continent
any of the world's large groups of land containing more than…
Region
an area in a country with not the same characteristics as oth…
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Social Studies-Geography
Geography
Cardinal Directions
Intermediate Directions
Compass Rose
The study of our natural surroundings and how we interact wit…
The four main points on a compass. ... (North, South, East, West)
The points on a compass that are half way between the Cardina…
A symbol on a map that shows direction.... (North, South, East,…
Geography
The study of our natural surroundings and how we interact wit…
Cardinal Directions
The four main points on a compass. ... (North, South, East, West)
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Strands of Social Studies and Themes of Geography
geography
history
economics
culture
The study of people, places and the environment
The study of people and events of the past
The study of how people manage their resources by producing,…
The study of the beliefs, customs, and ways of living that a…
geography
The study of people, places and the environment
history
The study of people and events of the past
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Social Studies Geography Words
archipelago
sea
valley
lake
group of islands
large body of slat water surrounded by land
low area between hills. Death Valley.
a basin filled with water. Great Salt Lake.
archipelago
group of islands
sea
large body of slat water surrounded by land
Social Studies Geography terms
Ocean
sea
Gulf
Bay
Largest bodies of salt water
Smaller bodies of salt water
Bodies of salt water surrounded by three sides of land
Bodies of salt water that are inlets of sea
Ocean
Largest bodies of salt water
sea
Smaller bodies of salt water
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Social Studies-Geography MW
region
landform
landmark
vegetation
an area of Earth with common features that make it different…
natural feature of the Earth's surface
important places or objects for an area; can be natural or ma…
the type of plants that grow in a specific area
region
an area of Earth with common features that make it different…
landform
natural feature of the Earth's surface
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Social Studies Geography - Regan
compass rose
map scale
legend
prime meridian
shows the cardinal directions- north, south, east and west
shows how far apart places really are on a map
list of symbols on a map
an imaginary line that runs north and south on earth
compass rose
shows the cardinal directions- north, south, east and west
map scale
shows how far apart places really are on a map
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Vocabulary: Social Studies Geography
Independence
Constitution
Boundary
Border
freedom from the control of others
the system of beliefs and laws by which a country, state, or…
the outside edge of a country's physical land
to be physically next to another country or state
Independence
freedom from the control of others
Constitution
the system of beliefs and laws by which a country, state, or…
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Social Studies: Physical Geography of Europe
Alps
Apennine Mts.
Elbe River
Hungarian Plain
Europe's Largest Mountain system
The chain of mountains that runs through peninsular Italy
a river in central Europe that arises in northwestern Czechos…
Fertile area near carpathian mountains
Alps
Europe's Largest Mountain system
Apennine Mts.
The chain of mountains that runs through peninsular Italy
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social studies geography terms
ocean
coral reef
gulf
penninsula
a large body of water
an ocean ridge made up of skeletal remanis of tiny sea animals
a large part of the ocean that extends into land
an area that sticks out into a lake or ocean
ocean
a large body of water
coral reef
an ocean ridge made up of skeletal remanis of tiny sea animals
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Social Studies-Geography
region
landform
landmark
vegetation
an area of Earth with common features that make it different…
natural feature of the Earth's surface
important places or objects for an area; can be natural or ma…
the type of plants that grow in a specific area
region
an area of Earth with common features that make it different…
landform
natural feature of the Earth's surface
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Social Studies - Geography
Archipelago
Basin
Delta
Equator
A chain of islands
A geographic depression, often filled with water
A plain at the mouth of a river, often triangular in shape. R…
A 0 degree latitude line drawn across the middle of the globe…
Archipelago
A chain of islands
Basin
A geographic depression, often filled with water
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Social Studies- Geography Terms
Oceans
Seas
Gulf
Bay
Largest bodies of salt water.... Atlantic ocean
Smaller bodies of salt water connected to oceans.
Bodies of salt water surrounded on 3 sides by land.
Bodies of salt water that are inlets of seas.
Oceans
Largest bodies of salt water.... Atlantic ocean
Seas
Smaller bodies of salt water connected to oceans.
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Social Studies - Latin America Geography - Spring 2016
Amazon river
Caribbean Sea
Gulf of Mexico
Pacific Ocean
Second larges river in the world. Flows mostly through Brazil…
An arm of the Atlantic Ocean between Cuba and South America.…
An arm of the Atlantic Ocean between the southern USA and Mex…
Largest and deepest of the oceans.
Amazon river
Second larges river in the world. Flows mostly through Brazil…
Caribbean Sea
An arm of the Atlantic Ocean between Cuba and South America.…
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Social Studies-Geography
map legend
symbol
elevation
sea level
key; explains what each symbol means
A thing that represents or stands for something else
the height of land measured from the surface of the ocean
the surface of the ocean
map legend
key; explains what each symbol means
symbol
A thing that represents or stands for something else
Social Studies geography and government
Alphabet
Aeneas
Counsil
Dictator
Set of letters ready to create words, used capital, Romans co…
A great Trigon-Hero, Escaped the Trojan war,
Elected officials
Ruler with almost Absolute power, Ruled for 6 months
Alphabet
Set of letters ready to create words, used capital, Romans co…
Aeneas
A great Trigon-Hero, Escaped the Trojan war,
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Social Studies Geography of Rome
Po River
The Alps
Tiber River
Adriatic Sea
flows through The Alps
Mountain
flows through The Apennine Mountains
near the boot
Po River
flows through The Alps
The Alps
Mountain
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Geography- Social Studies
map
hemisphere
region
border
a flat drawing that uses colors and symbols to show places on…
a half of Earth
an area with at least one feature that makes it different fro…
a line that shows where a state or country ends
map
a flat drawing that uses colors and symbols to show places on…
hemisphere
a half of Earth
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Social Studies Outcome: Geography
Political Map
Physical Map
Historical
Compass Rose
show location of state or national borders, capitals, and ma…
shows mountains, valleys, and bodies of water
shows the movement of people over time, may include dates of…
shows the directions: north, south, east, west
Political Map
show location of state or national borders, capitals, and ma…
Physical Map
shows mountains, valleys, and bodies of water
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Social Studies Geography Ms. Jackson
Four Oceans
Seven Continents
Tropic of Cancer
intercardinal directions
Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Arctic
North America, South America, Asia, Africa, Europe, Australia…
Line of Latitude north of the equator where the sun
NW NE SE SW
Four Oceans
Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Arctic
Seven Continents
North America, South America, Asia, Africa, Europe, Australia…
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Social Studies Vocabulary: Geography
Hemisphere
Continent
Longitude and Latitude
Country
Half of the Earth
Any of the world's main continuous expanses of land (Africa,…
Lines used to determine the absolute location of places on ea…
A nation with its own government, occupying a particular terr…
Hemisphere
Half of the Earth
Continent
Any of the world's main continuous expanses of land (Africa,…
55 terms
7th Grade Social Studies Geography
Egypt
Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire)
Kenya
Nigeria
Egypt
Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire)
14 terms
Social Studies-Geography
Geography
Landform
Equator
Prime Meridian
The study of the earth and its people
A natural feature of the earth's surface
The middle line of latitude, 0 degrees
The middle line of longitude, 0 degrees
Geography
The study of the earth and its people
Landform
A natural feature of the earth's surface
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Social Studies: Geography Terms
landform
hemisphere
natural resource
tributary
a natural feature on Earth's surface
half of the Earth
material found in nature that people can use (soil, water, tr…
many creeks and rivers that flow into a larger river
landform
a natural feature on Earth's surface
hemisphere
half of the Earth
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Social Studies Geography Review Unit 1
globe
geographic terms
latitude
longitude
An accurate map of the Earth.
Words that describe bodies of water and landforms, like gulf…
Lines on a map or globe that circle Earth from east to west.
Lines on a map or globe that run from the North Pole to the S…
globe
An accurate map of the Earth.
geographic terms
Words that describe bodies of water and landforms, like gulf…
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Grade 2 Social Studies: Geography
world map
grid
location
country
map of the entire earth
horizontal and vertical lines used to find places on the map
The position of anything on Earth's surface.
a nation or area of land that is politically controlled by on…
world map
map of the entire earth
grid
horizontal and vertical lines used to find places on the map
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Social Studies Unit 1: Geography
geography
climate
Equator
Prime Meridian
the study of the earth--its people, places, and environments
the typical weather conditions of a region over a long period…
the starting point of latitude
the starting point of longitude
geography
the study of the earth--its people, places, and environments
climate
the typical weather conditions of a region over a long period…
25 terms
6th Grade Social Studies Geography of Europe Review
Danube River
Rhine River
English Channel
Mediterranean Sea
Europe's second longest river after the Volga; flows from wes…
Small river that begins in the Swiss Alps mountain range and…
A narrow sea between southern coast of the United Kingdom (Gr…
The world's largest inland sea; located between Europe, Afric…
Danube River
Europe's second longest river after the Volga; flows from wes…
Rhine River
Small river that begins in the Swiss Alps mountain range and…
10 terms
Social Studies - Geography
plain
landform
plateau
erosion
a large area of land that is flat or almost flat
a shape or feature of the earth's surface
an area of high land that often has steep sides and can be fl…
the way wind and water wear (change) the land bit by bit
plain
a large area of land that is flat or almost flat
landform
a shape or feature of the earth's surface
8 terms
Social Studies - Southwest Geography
Irrigation
Commercial Farming
Oasis
Nomadic Herding
artificial watering of land to make it ready for the growing…
Large-scale farming for profit that takes place in areas of h…
Green, fertile spot in a desert that has a water supply
Moving with animals over large territories, constantly seekin…
Irrigation
artificial watering of land to make it ready for the growing…
Commercial Farming
Large-scale farming for profit that takes place in areas of h…
8 terms
Social Studies Geography
Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia
India
Holy Land
Where Is The purple Area
Where is Mecca Located
What Country is the purple area
Israel Importance
Saudi Arabia
Where Is The purple Area
Saudi Arabia
Where is Mecca Located
12 terms
social studies geography
Russia
Ukraine
Poland
Germany
moscow
Kylv
Warsaw
berlin
Russia
moscow
Ukraine
Kylv
15 terms
Social Studies The Geography of Michigan
boundary
penisula
strait
glacier
a line or physical feature that shows where one place ends an…
land that has water on three sides
a narrow channel of water that connects two larger bodies of…
a huge sheet of ice that moves slowly across the land
boundary
a line or physical feature that shows where one place ends an…
penisula
land that has water on three sides
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