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Geography Vocabulary #2
Perspective
Landscapes
Cartography
Meteorology
The way a person looks at something.
The scenery of a place, including its physical, human, and cu…
The study of maps and mapmaking.
The study of weather.
Perspective
The way a person looks at something.
Landscapes
The scenery of a place, including its physical, human, and cu…
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World Geography Vocabulary2
Absolute Location
Relative Location
Latitude
Longitude
A point on the earth's surface expressed by a coordinate syst…
The description of a place with respect to its environment an…
A measurement, in degrees, of a place's distance north or sou…
A measurement, in degrees, of a place's distance east or west…
Absolute Location
A point on the earth's surface expressed by a coordinate syst…
Relative Location
The description of a place with respect to its environment an…
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EL Geography Vocabulary List 2
tradition
place
plain
border
an idea, belief, or custom that people pass down to their des…
a special region or area
a flat stretch of land
the official line that separates two countries, states, or ar…
tradition
an idea, belief, or custom that people pass down to their des…
place
a special region or area
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2.2 Geography Vocabulary
physical characteristics
landforms
mountain range
plain
geographic features that were not made by humans
different kinds of land on the Earth
a row of connected mountains
low-lying stretch of flat or gently rolling land
physical characteristics
geographic features that were not made by humans
landforms
different kinds of land on the Earth
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Geography Vocabulary 2
Immigration
megalopolis
Democracy
Oligarchy
The process of individuals moving into a new country with the…
Several, metropolitan areas that were originally separate but…
A political system in which the supreme power lies in a body…
FORM OF GOVERNMENT IN WHICH POWER BELONGS TO ONLY A FEW LEADERS
Immigration
The process of individuals moving into a new country with the…
megalopolis
Several, metropolitan areas that were originally separate but…
Geography Vocabulary 1/2
Creation
Anglo-American
Boundary
Counterminous
The acts by which God made heaven and earth out of nothing fo…
The United States and Canada; the English speaking countries…
A line that tells where one land or state ends and another be…
The forty-eight states that have a common boundary
Creation
The acts by which God made heaven and earth out of nothing fo…
Anglo-American
The United States and Canada; the English speaking countries…
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World Geography Vocabulary 2
Territory
Population
Sovereignty
Government
The land, water and natural resources within a countries boun…
The people who live within a nation's boundaries or are citiz…
A nation's freedom from outside control; one of the 4 charact…
The institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
Territory
The land, water and natural resources within a countries boun…
Population
The people who live within a nation's boundaries or are citiz…
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Geography section 2 vocabulary
projection
Robinson projection map
Mercator projection map
Polar projection
a system for mapping the round Earth on a flat surface
the shape and size of the continents are shown accurately, bu…
shows the accurate locations of the continents and oceans, th…
a kind of equidistant projection that includes one of the pol…
projection
a system for mapping the round Earth on a flat surface
Robinson projection map
the shape and size of the continents are shown accurately, bu…
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Geography Ch2 Vocabulary
hydrosphere
lithosphere
atmosphere
biosphere
The watery areas of the earth, including oceans, lakes, river…
surface land areas of the Earth's crust, including continents…
a layer of gases that surrounds the Earth
the part of the Earth where life exists
hydrosphere
The watery areas of the earth, including oceans, lakes, river…
lithosphere
surface land areas of the Earth's crust, including continents…
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Geography Chapter 2 Vocabulary
water vapor
water cycle
evaporation
condensation
water in the form of gas
water goes from the oceans to the air to the ground and final…
the sun's heat turns liquid water into water vapor
process where water vapor turns back into a liquid
water vapor
water in the form of gas
water cycle
water goes from the oceans to the air to the ground and final…
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Geography Vocabulary #2
Island
Isthmus
Lake
Mountain
Land completely surrounded by water
Narrow neck of land connecting two larger areas of land
a body of water surrounded by land
land that rises higher than hills
Island
Land completely surrounded by water
Isthmus
Narrow neck of land connecting two larger areas of land
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Geography Vocabulary (MP2)
Coastal Plain
Appalachian Highlands
Canadian Shield
Interior Lowlands
*Located along the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico... *Broad l…
*Located west of the Coastal Plain, extending from eastern Ca…
*Wrapped around the Hudson Bay in a horseshoe shape... *Hills wo…
*Located west of the Appalachian Mountains and east of the Gr…
Coastal Plain
*Located along the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico... *Broad l…
Appalachian Highlands
*Located west of the Coastal Plain, extending from eastern Ca…
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2.4 Geography Vocabulary
special purpose maps
elevation
climate
precipitation
maps that show characteristics of an area such as land use, p…
the height of an area above sea level
weather over a long period of time
water that falls to the ground as rain, sleet hail or snow
special purpose maps
maps that show characteristics of an area such as land use, p…
elevation
the height of an area above sea level
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Geography Vocabulary Terms 2
Ocean Currents
Settlement
Government
Culture
It is any added or fewer, long-lasting or temporary directed…
is a division of geography that examine the earth's surface's…
a system to rule a body of a nation, state, or community.
the arts and other manifestations of human intellectual achie…
Ocean Currents
It is any added or fewer, long-lasting or temporary directed…
Settlement
is a division of geography that examine the earth's surface's…
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Geography 1.2.0 Vocabulary
cartographer
elevation
equator
globe
A mapmaker.
The height of a physical feature above sea level.
An imaginary line around Earth that is the same distance from…
A three-dimensional, or spherical, model of Earth.
cartographer
A mapmaker.
elevation
The height of a physical feature above sea level.
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2 Geography Vocabulary
altitude
bay
crust
fault
height of an object in the atmosphere above sea level
a 3/4 bowl-shaped body of water almost fully enclosed by land…
the earth's outermost layer
a fracture in the earth's crust
altitude
height of an object in the atmosphere above sea level
bay
a 3/4 bowl-shaped body of water almost fully enclosed by land…
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Geography Chapter 2 Vocabulary
accurate
revolution
solstice
Equinox
correct and true in every detail
Earth's yearlong elliptical orbit around the sun
when Earth's rotation axis is tilted directly toward or away…
Either of two times of the year when the sun crosses the plan…
accurate
correct and true in every detail
revolution
Earth's yearlong elliptical orbit around the sun
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Geography and Map Vocabulary 2
Rocky Mountains
Great Basin
Sierra Nevada
Great Lakes
Our country's largest mountain range, stretching from Mexico…
A low, bowl-shaped part of our country's land with higher lan…
This mountain range's name is Spanish for "snowy mountain ran…
These are the largest freshwater lakes in the United States a…
Rocky Mountains
Our country's largest mountain range, stretching from Mexico…
Great Basin
A low, bowl-shaped part of our country's land with higher lan…
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Week 2 Geography Vocabulary
Channel
Cliff
Continent
Cultural Feature
wide straight or waterway between two landmasses that lie clo…
steep, high wall of rock, earth, or ice
one of the seven large landmasses on the earth
characteristic that humans have created in a place, such as l…
Channel
wide straight or waterway between two landmasses that lie clo…
Cliff
steep, high wall of rock, earth, or ice
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Geography Vocabulary Week 2
City-State
Oligarchy
Cultural Hearth
Direct Democracy
A city or town that controls surrounding villages and farmlan…
Type of government in which a small group of people rule.
A center of new practices and ideas that spread.
A type of government in which citizens take part directly in…
City-State
A city or town that controls surrounding villages and farmlan…
Oligarchy
Type of government in which a small group of people rule.
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Geography 2.3.0 Vocabulary
capital
citizen
civilization
communal
A country's wealth and infrastructure.
A person living within a territory who has rights and respons…
A Society with a highly developed culture, politics, and tech…
Shared.
capital
A country's wealth and infrastructure.
citizen
A person living within a territory who has rights and respons…
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World Geography Vocabulary 2
Thematic Map
Physical Features
Landforms
Plateaus
a map that shows a particular theme, or topic
any natural characteristic of Earth's surface, such as landfo…
any natural feature of Earth's surface that has a distinct sh…
raised area of land, such as a hill or mountain, with a flat…
Thematic Map
a map that shows a particular theme, or topic
Physical Features
any natural characteristic of Earth's surface, such as landfo…
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Geography Unit 2 Vocabulary
overpopulation
natural increase rate
physiological density
arithmetic density
The number of people in an area exceeds the capacity of the e…
The percentage growth of a population in a year.
The number of people supported by a unit area of arable land,…
The total number of people divided by the total land area.
overpopulation
The number of people in an area exceeds the capacity of the e…
natural increase rate
The percentage growth of a population in a year.
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Geography 2.1.0 Vocabulary
butte
condensation
continental drift
continental shelf
A hill or mountain with steep sides and a flat top.
The process of water vapor turning into liquid droplets due t…
The slow movement of continents on tectonic plates
The edge of a continent that extends under water into the sea
butte
A hill or mountain with steep sides and a flat top.
condensation
The process of water vapor turning into liquid droplets due t…
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Geography Vocabulary 2.
tributary
basin
canopy
plateau
a stream that flows to a larger stream or other body of water
a hollow or depression in the earth's surface, wholly or part…
the cover formed by the leafy upper branches of the trees in…
a land area having a relatively level surface considerably ra…
tributary
a stream that flows to a larger stream or other body of water
basin
a hollow or depression in the earth's surface, wholly or part…
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Chapter 2 Geography Vocabulary
Tropical Climate Zone
Desert Climate Zone
Humid Temperate Climate Zone
Polar Climate Zone
hot and rainy, and have dense forests
always dry, very little rain, temperatures vary
all types of weather with changing seasons
very cold, with ice and snow most of the year
Tropical Climate Zone
hot and rainy, and have dense forests
Desert Climate Zone
always dry, very little rain, temperatures vary
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GEOGRAPHY - Chapter 2 - Vocabulary
solar system
orbit
satellite
rotation
The Sun and the objects that move around it
a path around something
a body that orbits a larger body
one complete spin of Earth on its axis
solar system
The Sun and the objects that move around it
orbit
a path around something
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World Geography ~ Vocabulary 2
Russification
Federation
Taiga
Nation -State
Moved minority people eastward and replaced with Russians
When central government represents various sub-national entit…
Snow Forest- Boreal dominated by ontirous trees.
Country whose population has large amount of homogeneity and…
Russification
Moved minority people eastward and replaced with Russians
Federation
When central government represents various sub-national entit…
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Vocabulary 2: Geography (Part 2)
Compass Rose
Coordinates
Lattitude
Longitude
A tool on a map showing cardinal (N,E,S,W) and intermediate (…
The latitude and longitude address of a place on a map.
The distance from the equator measured in degrees.
An imaginary great circle on the surface of the earth passing…
Compass Rose
A tool on a map showing cardinal (N,E,S,W) and intermediate (…
Coordinates
The latitude and longitude address of a place on a map.
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Geography Vocabulary 2
Coordinates
South Pole
Grid
Hemisphere
The measure of latitude and longitude on a map
The southern most point of Earth's axis. 90 degrees S.
A pattern of imaginary lines on the globe-latitude and longit…
Half of a sphere. There are 4-Northern, Southern, Eastern, an…
Coordinates
The measure of latitude and longitude on a map
South Pole
The southern most point of Earth's axis. 90 degrees S.
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Geography Chapter 2 Vocabulary
Mantle
atmosphere
water table
Richter scale
a soft layer floating on the earths core about 18000 miles th…
this provides oxygen we breath and protects the earth from ra…
The level at which the rock below the soil is saturated marks…
The ________ uses information collected by seismographs to de…
Mantle
a soft layer floating on the earths core about 18000 miles th…
atmosphere
this provides oxygen we breath and protects the earth from ra…
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Geography #2
environment
climate
population
economics
The surroundings or conditions in which a person, animal, or…
Overall weather in an area over a long period of time
A group of individuals that belong to the same species and li…
The study of how society manages its scarce resources
environment
The surroundings or conditions in which a person, animal, or…
climate
Overall weather in an area over a long period of time
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Geography Vocabulary Set 2
Ocean Currents
Settlement
Government
Culture
The force in the flowing of water that interacts with the pul…
People coming together to make a place out of one that was de…
A group of people who make decisions for a specific area. The…
The arts, language, and religion of specific people.
Ocean Currents
The force in the flowing of water that interacts with the pul…
Settlement
People coming together to make a place out of one that was de…
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Vocabulary 2 European Geography
Acid rain
Great Smog
smog
smokeless zones
clouds or rain containing sulfur dioxide, carbon dioxide, and…
Four days of intense smog in London, England, in 1952, which…
a combination of smoke and fog
areas of London where only smokeless fuels can be used in ord…
Acid rain
clouds or rain containing sulfur dioxide, carbon dioxide, and…
Great Smog
Four days of intense smog in London, England, in 1952, which…
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GEOGRAPHY VOCABULARY 2
GEOGRAPHY
ENVIORNMENT
CULTURE
GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS
THE STUDY OF THE WORLD,ITS PEOPLE AND THE INTERACTIONS BETWEE…
PHYSICAL SURROUNDINGS
THE KNOWLEDGE, BELIEFS,CUSTOMS AND VALUES OF A GROUP OF PEOPLE
GIS, STORE HUGE AMOUNTS OF DATA OR INFORMATION
GEOGRAPHY
THE STUDY OF THE WORLD,ITS PEOPLE AND THE INTERACTIONS BETWEE…
ENVIORNMENT
PHYSICAL SURROUNDINGS
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ch 2 geography vocabulary
asteroid
comet
meteoroids
hydrosphere
small object that are found mostly mars and jupiter
rock, ice and gassy object with a tail
space debris made of rock and iron
oceans, lakes, rivers and other bodies of water
asteroid
small object that are found mostly mars and jupiter
comet
rock, ice and gassy object with a tail
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Geography Vocabulary 2
geopolitics
sovereignty
nation-state
colonialism
the close link between geography and politics, specifically t…
a government's ability to control activities within its terri…
a sovereign state whose citizens are relatively homogeneous i…
the formal establishment of rule over a foreign population
geopolitics
the close link between geography and politics, specifically t…
sovereignty
a government's ability to control activities within its terri…
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Geography - 4.2 - Population Geography
Birth Rate
Fertility Rate
Mortality Rate
Infant Mortality
the number of live births per thousand population.
the average number of children a woman of childbearing years…
also called the death rate—is the number of deaths per thousa…
shows the number of deaths among infants under age one per th…
Birth Rate
the number of live births per thousand population.
Fertility Rate
the average number of children a woman of childbearing years…
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Chinese 2: Geography Vocabulary
地理
世界
国家
dì lǐ - geography
shì jiè - world
guó jiā) -country / nation
shěng - province
地理
dì lǐ - geography
世界
shì jiè - world
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Geography: Unit 2 Vocabulary
archipelago
continental divide
fjord
isthmus
a group or chain of islands
highest point of a continent, from which the direction of riv…
a narrow, winding ocean inlet that penetrates a coastal mount…
a narrow strip of land, with water on both sides, that connec…
archipelago
a group or chain of islands
continental divide
highest point of a continent, from which the direction of riv…
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Geography Vocabulary 2
Key/Legend
Latitude/Parallel
Longitude/Meridian
Prime Meridian
The section of a map that explains the symbols for the map fe…
Imaginary east-west circles around the earth that run paralle…
Imaginary lines that run from the North to the South Pole (to…
Imaginary line of longitude that runs from North to South Pol…
Key/Legend
The section of a map that explains the symbols for the map fe…
Latitude/Parallel
Imaginary east-west circles around the earth that run paralle…
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Geography vocabulary 2
Postash
Plateau
Aerospace
Judaism
The potassium carbonate that can be found in wood ashes.
Land that has little growth which is often cut by canyons.
the atmosphere and the space beyond considered as a whole.
the monotheistic religion of the Jews.
Postash
The potassium carbonate that can be found in wood ashes.
Plateau
Land that has little growth which is often cut by canyons.
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Vocabulary Geography Terms 2
Archipelago
Arctic Circle
Bay
Canal
A group of many islands.
An imaginary line of latitude located at 66 ½ N, approximatel…
An inlet of the sea or other body of water usually smaller th…
An artificial waterway for navigation or for draining or irri…
Archipelago
A group of many islands.
Arctic Circle
An imaginary line of latitude located at 66 ½ N, approximatel…
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Geography vocabulary Terms 2
Ocean Currents
Settlement
Government
Culture
It can move in current parts of the ocean in the salt waters.
People start to settle to survive a harsh environment.
A group of people who rule over others within a specific area…
Many people on earth believe in one god or goddesses.
Ocean Currents
It can move in current parts of the ocean in the salt waters.
Settlement
People start to settle to survive a harsh environment.
24 terms
Geography Vocabulary Set #2
Government
Climate
Ocean Currents
Culture
A group of people who make decisions for a specific area, The…
Weather Conditions in a area for a long time; Temperature, Se…
Ocean Currents are a permanent movement of water throughout t…
Manifestations of Human achievement
Government
A group of people who make decisions for a specific area, The…
Climate
Weather Conditions in a area for a long time; Temperature, Se…
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Vocabulary Words 2: Geography
Latitude
Longitude
Equator
Prime Meridian
a measurement system using grid lines that run East to West o…
a measurement system using grid lines that run North to South…
A grid line that runs east to west on a map of the planet Ear…
A grid line that runs north to south on a map of the planet E…
Latitude
a measurement system using grid lines that run East to West o…
Longitude
a measurement system using grid lines that run North to South…
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Ch2 Geography Vocabulary
orbit
revolution
axis
rotation
the oval shaped path that the Earth travels around the sun
the path that the Earth takes around the sun (approximately 3…
an imaginary line running through the north and south poles (…
the spinning of the Earth on its axis - takes 24 hours per turn
orbit
the oval shaped path that the Earth travels around the sun
revolution
the path that the Earth takes around the sun (approximately 3…
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geography vocabulary 2
culture
language familys
ethnic groups
culture region
The way that the people live or how they live
A language family is a group of languages related through des…
a group of people who shares the same language,history and pl…
A region within which common culture charecteristics prevail
culture
The way that the people live or how they live
language familys
A language family is a group of languages related through des…
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Vocabulary #2 European Geography
ACID RAIN
MANUFACTURING
AUTO EMISSIONS
TOXIC
Rain, snow, sleet, or other wet precipitation that is pollute…
Most of Germany's acid rain comes from the burning of coal, o…
Come from the burning of fuels like gasoline and diesel in au…
Poison
ACID RAIN
Rain, snow, sleet, or other wet precipitation that is pollute…
MANUFACTURING
Most of Germany's acid rain comes from the burning of coal, o…
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Geography 2.2.0 Vocabulary
climate
cyclone
ecosystem
habitat
The average condition of the atmosphere of an area over a lon…
A storm with rotating winds, called a typhoon in the Eastern…
A community of living organisms and their natural environment…
The natural environment of a living plant or animal.
climate
The average condition of the atmosphere of an area over a lon…
cyclone
A storm with rotating winds, called a typhoon in the Eastern…
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