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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
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World Geography Unit 2
Rust Belt
Tornado Alley
Great Plains (Bread Basket)
Silicon Valley
Formerly known as the Manufacturing Belt, numerous factories…
A large section of the Great Plains from Texas to Nebraska wh…
Grassland prairies that stretch from south central Canada sou…
Home to about 20 of the world's 100 largest high-tech compani…
Rust Belt
Formerly known as the Manufacturing Belt, numerous factories…
Tornado Alley
A large section of the Great Plains from Texas to Nebraska wh…
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WORLD GEOGRAPHY
continent
country
city
village
a very large area that includes many contries
a nation or area of land that is politically controlled by on…
a large group of people and buildings that serve as a centre…
A community of people smaller than a town or city
continent
a very large area that includes many contries
country
a nation or area of land that is politically controlled by on…
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World Geography Mid Term
Precipitation released on the windward…
__________ help to distribute heat awa…
__________ - composed of the outermost…
__________ - comprised of the layer of…
Rain Shadow Effect
Ocean Currents
Lithosphere
Atmosphere
Precipitation released on the windward…
Rain Shadow Effect
__________ help to distribute heat awa…
Ocean Currents
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Geography&Geology
赤道
经度
纬度
海拔
equator
longitude
latitude
elevation/height
赤道
equator
经度
longitude
World Geography Unit 1
latitude
longitude
hemisphere
parallels
measures north or south of the equator
measures east or west of the prime meridian
halves of the earth
lines that cir
latitude
measures north or south of the equator
longitude
measures east or west of the prime meridian
13 terms
World Geo: Ch #4.4 - Urban Geography
Urban Geography
Urbanization
Cities
Suburbs
study of how people use space in cities.
the dramatic rise in the number of cities and the changes in…
Areas with large populations that also serve as centers of bu…
The built-up area around the central city. Mostly residential…
Urban Geography
study of how people use space in cities.
Urbanization
the dramatic rise in the number of cities and the changes in…
World Geography Culture Vocabulary
Culture
Language family
Society
Ethnic group
Way of life of a group of people who share similar traits, in…
Group of related languages that have all revolped fron one ea…
A group that shares a geographic. Region, a sense of identity…
Refers to a specific grout. That shares a language. Customs,…
Culture
Way of life of a group of people who share similar traits, in…
Language family
Group of related languages that have all revolped fron one ea…
17 terms
World Geography Economic Geography
Market Economy
Free enterprise
Capitalism
Command economy
an economy that relies chiefly on market forces to allocate g…
the freedom of individuals to start and operate private busin…
an economic system based on private ownership of capital
An economic system in which the government controls a country…
Market Economy
an economy that relies chiefly on market forces to allocate g…
Free enterprise
the freedom of individuals to start and operate private busin…
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Geography of the World
Location
Place
Region
Movement
Absolute (specific) as in coordinates of a map using longitud…
A place is an area that is defined by everything in it. All p…
an area that is defined by certain similar characteristics. T…
the way people, products, information and ideas move from one…
Location
Absolute (specific) as in coordinates of a map using longitud…
Place
A place is an area that is defined by everything in it. All p…
10 terms
World Geography Chapter 5 Section 1
Demography
Population density
Birth rate
Death rate
the study of human populations so you can learn about future…
the average number of people living in an area. Population de…
the number of births each year for every 1000 people in an ar…
total number of deaths each year for every 1000 people in an…
Demography
the study of human populations so you can learn about future…
Population density
the average number of people living in an area. Population de…
20 terms
World Geography
Natural resource
Recyclable resource
Nonrenewable resource
Manufacturing
A material that humans take from the natural environment to s…
This process of recycling as well as reusing the recycled mat…
Natural resource that exists in a limited supply.
Make (something) on a large scale using machinery.
Natural resource
A material that humans take from the natural environment to s…
Recyclable resource
This process of recycling as well as reusing the recycled mat…
12 terms
World Geography
Middle East
Russia
Latin America
South East Asia
Region pictured here
Nation pictured here
Region pictured here
Region pictured here
Middle East
Region pictured here
Russia
Nation pictured here
Geology, Geography
altitude (n.)
Antarctica
Arctic
avalanche (n.)
高度
南極
北極
雪崩
altitude (n.)
高度
Antarctica
南極
30 terms
World Geography US and Canada
Appalachian Mountains
Assimilation
Beringia
Canadian Shield
A mountain range in eastern North America which creates a bar…
The process of adjusting to the customs and attitudes of a gr…
A region around Russia, Alaska and Northern Canada, where the…
A large area of exposed rock that forms the core of North Ame…
Appalachian Mountains
A mountain range in eastern North America which creates a bar…
Assimilation
The process of adjusting to the customs and attitudes of a gr…
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World Geography
harbor
landform
biosphere
hydrologic cycle
a sheltered area of water deep enough for docking large ships
a naturally formed feature on earth's surface
all parts of the earth where plants and animals live
continuous circulation of water among the atmosphere, oceans,…
harbor
a sheltered area of water deep enough for docking large ships
landform
a naturally formed feature on earth's surface
Geography & Geology
plains
boulder
fjord
glacier
(n) 平原
(n) 大圓石;巨礫
(n) 峽灣
(n) 冰河;冰川
plains
(n) 平原
boulder
(n) 大圓石;巨礫
113 terms
Geography &Geology
geography
geology
Atlantic (Ocean)
aquifers
n.地理 ... [dʒɪ'ɒgrəfɪ]
n.地质... [dʒɪ'ɒlədʒɪ]
n. 大西洋... [ətˈlæntik]( [ˈəuʃən])
n.蓄水层... [ˈækwifəz]
geography
n.地理 ... [dʒɪ'ɒgrəfɪ]
geology
n.地质... [dʒɪ'ɒlədʒɪ]
32 terms
World Geography Culture Vocabulary
Culture
Language family
Society
Ethnic group
Way of life of a group of people who share similar traits, in…
Group of related languages that have all revolped fron one ea…
A group that shares a geographic. Region, a sense of identity…
Refers to a specific grout. That shares a language. Customs,…
Culture
Way of life of a group of people who share similar traits, in…
Language family
Group of related languages that have all revolped fron one ea…
70 terms
Geography and geologie
a map
a glob
a compass
a time zone
une carte
une mappemonde
une boussole
un fuseau horaire
a map
une carte
a glob
une mappemonde
40 terms
Geography and geology
Volcanoes
Tremors
Waves
Construction
Вулканы
Подземные толчки
Волны
Строительство
Volcanoes
Вулканы
Tremors
Подземные толчки
geography and geology
to spring to mind
to associate sth with sth
association
dune
przychodzić na myśl
kojarzyć coś z czymś
skojarzenie
wydma
to spring to mind
przychodzić na myśl
to associate sth with sth
kojarzyć coś z czymś
38 terms
World Geography Chapter 10
Mexico is boared by the ___________ to…
Mexico is ____ the size of the United…
_________ largest nation.
Mexico comes from _______ an older nam…
Untied States , Belize , Guatemala
1/5 , 3 times
Eight
Mexica , Aztecs
Mexico is boared by the ___________ to…
Untied States , Belize , Guatemala
Mexico is ____ the size of the United…
1/5 , 3 times
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Geography and Geology
A globe
A compass
A map
The international date line
Une mappemonde
Une boussole
Une carte
La ligne de changement de date
A globe
Une mappemonde
A compass
Une boussole
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World Geography - Political Geography
Sovereignty
Dictatorship
Monarchy
Constitutional Monarchy
Having political control over a geographic area.
Ruled by one commander, what the commander says is law. Very…
A government must have some kind of royal family that inherit…
The monarch has powers granted to him/her by the country's co…
Sovereignty
Having political control over a geographic area.
Dictatorship
Ruled by one commander, what the commander says is law. Very…
74 terms
Geography and geology
a map
the scale of a map
a globe
a compass
une carte
l'échelle d'une carte
une mappemonde
une boussole
a map
une carte
the scale of a map
l'échelle d'une carte
geography and geology
bewilder sb
accent sth
descend
yearn for sth
làm rối ai
tô đậm,làm nổi bật một phần của cái j
đi xuống
muốn cái j lắm lắm
bewilder sb
làm rối ai
accent sth
tô đậm,làm nổi bật một phần của cái j
36 terms
Geology 310 Physical Geography
Geography
Two Divisions of Geography
GIS
Plate Tectonics
The study of Earth and how it has changed due to human intera…
Physical & Human Geography
a computer system for capturing, storing, checking, and displ…
The lithosphere floats on top asthenosphere. Alfred Vegner no…
Geography
The study of Earth and how it has changed due to human intera…
Two Divisions of Geography
Physical & Human Geography
13 terms
World Geography Chapter 4 Section 1
Core
Mantle
Magma
Plate Tectonics
The central part of the Earth, made up of a solid inner core…
the layer of the earth between the crust and the core.
molten rock beneath the earth's surface.
a theory that the surface of the Earth is broken up into plat…
Core
The central part of the Earth, made up of a solid inner core…
Mantle
the layer of the earth between the crust and the core.
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World Geography
latitude
longitude
equator
prime meridian
positions north and south on the globe
positions east and west o the globe
0 degrees north and south on the globe
0 degrees east and west on the globe
latitude
positions north and south on the globe
longitude
positions east and west o the globe
70 terms
World Geography SOL Culture Sites
Red Square
Red Square
St. Basil's Church
St. Basil's Church
This is the area in central Moscow adjacent (next) to the Kre…
This is the famous church, which is located in the Red Square…
Red Square
This is the area in central Moscow adjacent (next) to the Kre…
Red Square
9 terms
World Geography Chapter 5 Section 2
Culture
Culture Traits
Ethnic groups
Acculturation
a people's way of life, their beliefs, customs, and traditions.
learned activities & behaviors that people have are religion,…
human populations that share a common culture or ancestry.
process in which an individual or group adopts some of the tr…
Culture
a people's way of life, their beliefs, customs, and traditions.
Culture Traits
learned activities & behaviors that people have are religion,…
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Human Geography: World Regions
Central America
North America
Caribbean
Latin America
Countries from Mexico south to Panama
Canada and the United States
Islands near North America
Portuguese and Spanish speaking countries of the Americas
Central America
Countries from Mexico south to Panama
North America
Canada and the United States
42 terms
World Geography - World Map
Africa
Antarctica
Asia
Australia
Africa
Antarctica
26 terms
World Geography Pre-AP
When a rock band moves to different co…
Government determines and regulates th…
A region's system for transporting its…
The total knowledge, attitudes and beh…
Diffusion
Command economy
Infrastructure
Culture
When a rock band moves to different co…
Diffusion
Government determines and regulates th…
Command economy
Creekview World Geography Set One Physical Geography
sub-continent
savannah
tropical rainforest
peninsula
part of a continent
large grassland
area with biodiversity, high humidity and trees
A large mass of land projecting into a body of water.
sub-continent
part of a continent
savannah
large grassland
73 terms
Geography&geology
Map
Scale of a map
Globe
Time zone
Une carte
L'échelle d'une carte
Une boussole
Un fuseau horaire
Map
Une carte
Scale of a map
L'échelle d'une carte
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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…
129 terms
World Geography
river
tributary
great lakes
fall line
a large natural stream of water flowing in a channel to the s…
a river or stream flowing into a larger river or lake
group of five large freshwater bodies in central North America
a narrow zone that marks the geological boundary between an u…
river
a large natural stream of water flowing in a channel to the s…
tributary
a river or stream flowing into a larger river or lake
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World Geography - South America
Escarpment
Pampas
Phenomenon
Predominant
A steep cliff or slope between a higher and lower land surface
Grassy, treeless plains of southern South America
A fact or event of scientific interest that can be scientific…
Main or most common
Escarpment
A steep cliff or slope between a higher and lower land surface
Pampas
Grassy, treeless plains of southern South America
51 terms
AP Geography Geology Terms
Geology
Core
Mantle
Crust
The study of the Earth's physical structure and history.
The Earth's center, consisting of very hot metal that is dens…
A thick layer of mostly solid rock beneath the Earth's crust…
The solid, rocky, surface layer of the Earth.
Geology
The study of the Earth's physical structure and history.
Core
The Earth's center, consisting of very hot metal that is dens…
26 terms
Unit 1: World Geography.
Ethnocentrism
Compass Rose
Cardinal Directions
Elevation
Ethnocentrism is the belief that your country or culture is b…
A compass rose shows the Cardinal Directions, North, South, E…
The cardinal directions most important directions North, East…
Elevation is the height of land above sea level. ... Significan…
Ethnocentrism
Ethnocentrism is the belief that your country or culture is b…
Compass Rose
A compass rose shows the Cardinal Directions, North, South, E…
15 terms
World Geography
North America
South America
Africa
Asia
North America
South America
112 terms
World Geography: The Basics of Geography
Economy
Economic system
Command economy
Market economy
n. the production and exchange of goods and services among a…
n. the way people produce and exchange goods.
n. a type of economic system in which production of goods and…
n. a type of economic system in which the production of goods…
Economy
n. the production and exchange of goods and services among a…
Economic system
n. the way people produce and exchange goods.
11 terms
Chapter 7 World Geography
megalopolis
mangrove
bayou
fall line
a very large city; a region made up of several large cities a…
a tropical tree that grows in swampy ground along coastal areas
a marshy inlet or outlet of a lake or a river
where rivers and streams form waterfalls and rapids as they d…
megalopolis
a very large city; a region made up of several large cities a…
mangrove
a tropical tree that grows in swampy ground along coastal areas
24 terms
World Geography
Turkey
Georgia
Armenia
Azerbaijan
Ankara
T'Bilisi
Yerevan
Baku
Turkey
Ankara
Georgia
T'Bilisi
47 terms
World Geography -Semester 2
Sudan
South Africa
Kenya
Egypt
Which country is due south of Egypt?
Which country is this?
Which African country is this?
Which country is this?
Sudan
Which country is due south of Egypt?
South Africa
Which country is this?
Kimpel World Geography Features
Alluvial Fan
Archipelago
Atoll
Canyon
a fan-shaped mass of material deposited by a stream when the…
A group of islands
a ring-shaped reef, island, or chain of islands formed of cor…
a deep, narrow valley with steep sides
Alluvial Fan
a fan-shaped mass of material deposited by a stream when the…
Archipelago
A group of islands
11 terms
world geography chapter 6
canal
telecommunication
free enterprise
social mobility
long and narrow strip of water made for boats or for irrigation
concerned with the technology of electronic communication at…
economic system in which individuals and businesses are allow…
movement up or down the social class ladder
canal
long and narrow strip of water made for boats or for irrigation
telecommunication
concerned with the technology of electronic communication at…
29 terms
World Geography Chapter 9
andes Mountains
llanos
cerrado
pampus
of south america continent are part of a chain of mountain ra…
grassy treeless area used for livestock gazing and farming
savannas with flat terrain and moderate rainfall that make th…
plains in parts of south america; areas of grasslands and ric…
andes Mountains
of south america continent are part of a chain of mountain ra…
llanos
grassy treeless area used for livestock gazing and farming
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