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African Geography Vocabulary Set
arable
deforestation
desertification
diversity
suitable for growing crops
The removal of trees faster than forests can replace themselv…
The process by which fertile land becomes desert, typically a…
difference, variety; a condition of having many different typ…
arable
suitable for growing crops
deforestation
The removal of trees faster than forests can replace themselv…
Geography African Vocabulary
Nile River
Rift Valley
Escarpment
Sahara
a river in E Africa, the longest in the world, flowing N from…
a long narrow valley resulting from the subsidence of land be…
Geology. a long, precipitous, clifflike ridge of land, rock,…
a desert in N Africa, extending from the Atlantic to the Nile…
Nile River
a river in E Africa, the longest in the world, flowing N from…
Rift Valley
a long narrow valley resulting from the subsidence of land be…
Geography African Vocabulary
Nile River
Rift Valley
Escarpment
Sahara
a river in E Africa, the longest in the world, flowing N from…
a long narrow valley resulting from the subsidence of land be…
Geology. a long, precipitous, clifflike ridge of land, rock,…
a desert in N Africa, extending from the Atlantic to the Nile…
Nile River
a river in E Africa, the longest in the world, flowing N from…
Rift Valley
a long narrow valley resulting from the subsidence of land be…
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African Geography Vocabulary!
Plateau
Elevation
Rift
Tributary
A large, level area that rises above the surrounding land; ha…
The height of land above sea level.
A deep crack in Earth's surface.
A river or steam that flows into a large river.
Plateau
A large, level area that rises above the surrounding land; ha…
Elevation
The height of land above sea level.
African geography vocabulary
Savanna
Rainforest
Sahel
Oasis
A vast area of both grass land and more tropical habitats in…
Hot,humid tropical climates and dense evergreen forests with…
South of the Sahara desert covering 1,800,000 square miles.
Small place where trees are able to grow,people can live,with…
Savanna
A vast area of both grass land and more tropical habitats in…
Rainforest
Hot,humid tropical climates and dense evergreen forests with…
African Studies Vocabulary: Geography
Geography
physical geography
human geography
topography
the study of spacial distribution of features on the earth an…
the branch of geography that focuses on characteristics of th…
the branch of geography that focuses on the activities and ch…
the study of natural, physical features on land and their imp…
Geography
the study of spacial distribution of features on the earth an…
physical geography
the branch of geography that focuses on characteristics of th…
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#7 vocabulary: African geography
Sahra dessert
Sahel
Savanna
Tropical rainforest
The worlds largest and hottest dessert it covers most of nort…
Is a zone south so the Sahara and north is the equator that s…
Rolling grassland with scattered trees and shrubs it covers a…
Found in many parts of the world these areas are warm and hum…
Sahra dessert
The worlds largest and hottest dessert it covers most of nort…
Sahel
Is a zone south so the Sahara and north is the equator that s…
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Geography Vocabulary: The Subsaharan African Realm
human evolution
rift valley
continental drift
state formation
long-term biological maturation of the human species. geograp…
the trough or trench that forms when a thinning strip of the…
the slow movement of continents controlled by the process ass…
the creation of a state, exemplifying traditions of human ter…
human evolution
long-term biological maturation of the human species. geograp…
rift valley
the trough or trench that forms when a thinning strip of the…
African Vocabulary list (geography chapter 20-24)
Sahel
Delta
Animist
Patriarchal
The band of land extending from Senegal to Somalia, alsa call…
Oftentimes triangular shaped land formed as water of a river…
Pertaining to the religious beliefs of animism in which natur…
A family that is headed by a male family member
Sahel
The band of land extending from Senegal to Somalia, alsa call…
Delta
Oftentimes triangular shaped land formed as water of a river…
African Geography 7th Grade Vocabulary and Key Terms
Rifts:
Sub-Saharan Africa:
Sahel:
Forest:
Long, deep valleys formed by the movement of the Earth's crust
All parts of Africa that are south of the Sahara desert
Open grassland with scattered trees
Moist, densely wooded
Rifts:
Long, deep valleys formed by the movement of the Earth's crust
Sub-Saharan Africa:
All parts of Africa that are south of the Sahara desert
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African American History Vocabulary Chapter 4-9
Benjamin Banneker
Enlightenment
Natural Law
Crispus Attucks
He was born free, and was the son of a mixed raced Mother and…
18th century intellectual movement that stressed the ability…
Basic laws that governed all natural events, including human…
Fugitive slave who escaped in 1750 at the age of 27. His Fath…
Benjamin Banneker
He was born free, and was the son of a mixed raced Mother and…
Enlightenment
18th century intellectual movement that stressed the ability…
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Geography Chapter 9 Vocabulary
geyser
Continental Divide
timberline
smelt
a hot underground spring from which steam and hot water shoot…
is an imaginary line that runs North to South a long the peak…
the line on high mountains or in polar regions beyond which i…
the process of using high temperature to separate pur metals…
geyser
a hot underground spring from which steam and hot water shoot…
Continental Divide
is an imaginary line that runs North to South a long the peak…
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Geography Vocabulary : Global 9
Ocean
Strait
Sea
Basin
A large body of salt water that surrounds the continents
A narrow passage of water connecting two large bodies of water
A large body of water surrounded by land. It is bigger than a…
An area of land drained by a river and its branches
Ocean
A large body of salt water that surrounds the continents
Strait
A narrow passage of water connecting two large bodies of water
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World History and Geography Vocabulary - Chapter 8: African Civilizations
Sahara
Sahel
savanna
Animism
A huge desert stretching across most of North Africa
Belt south of the Sahara where it transitions into savanna ac…
An area of grassland with scattered trees and bushes
Belief that objects, such as plants and stones, or natural ev…
Sahara
A huge desert stretching across most of North Africa
Sahel
Belt south of the Sahara where it transitions into savanna ac…
Geography Ch. 9 Vocabulary
Indigenous
Patois
Conquistador
Primate City
People descended from an area's first inhabitants
A blended language that includes indigenous, European, Africa…
"Conqueror"
An urban area that dominates its country's economy, culture a…
Indigenous
People descended from an area's first inhabitants
Patois
A blended language that includes indigenous, European, Africa…
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Geography Vocabulary Quiz #9
reef
relief map
river
road map
An undersea growth of coral near the surface of the water
A topographic map that uses different colors or shades to ind…
A large, flowing body of water that usually empties into a se…
Shows major and minor highways, plus cities and towns
reef
An undersea growth of coral near the surface of the water
relief map
A topographic map that uses different colors or shades to ind…
Vocabulary Chapter 9 : African Civilizations and the Spread of Islam
Stateless Societies
Ifriqiya
Maghrib
Almohadis
African societies organized around kinship or other forms of…
The Arabic term for Eastern North Africa.
Arabic term for western North Africa.
A reformist movement among the Islamic Berbers of northern Af…
Stateless Societies
African societies organized around kinship or other forms of…
Ifriqiya
The Arabic term for Eastern North Africa.
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World History and Geography Vocabulary - Chapter 8: African Civilizations
Sahara
Sahel
savanna
Animism
Largest desert in the world
Belt south of the Sahara where it transitions into savanna ac…
An area of grassland with scattered trees and bushes
Belief that objects, such as plants and stones, or natural ev…
Sahara
Largest desert in the world
Sahel
Belt south of the Sahara where it transitions into savanna ac…
World History and Geography Vocabulary - Chapter 8: African Civilizations
Sahara
Sahel
savanna
Animism
A huge desert stretching across most of North Africa
Belt south of the Sahara where it transitions into savanna ac…
An area of grassland with scattered trees and bushes
Belief that objects, such as plants and stones, or natural ev…
Sahara
A huge desert stretching across most of North Africa
Sahel
Belt south of the Sahara where it transitions into savanna ac…
Geography Vocabulary #9
dialect
patois
matriarchal
brain drain
forms of a language unique to a particular place or group
dialects that blend indigenous, European , African, and Asian…
family ruled by a woman such as a mother, grandmother, or aunt
the loss of highly educated and skilled workers to other coun…
dialect
forms of a language unique to a particular place or group
patois
dialects that blend indigenous, European , African, and Asian…
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**Grade 9 Geography Vocabulary
Latitude
Convection Current
Glaciers
Bedrock
It runs East to West but measures the distance North to South.
Circular movement in a gas or liquid created by uneven heating
Slow-moving masses of ice
Solid rock beneath the soil
Latitude
It runs East to West but measures the distance North to South.
Convection Current
Circular movement in a gas or liquid created by uneven heating
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Geography - Vocabulary - Chapter 9
conquistadors
cultural convergence
caudillos
pampas
name for Spanish explorers who claimed land in the Americas f…
the contact and interaction of one culture with another
a Latin American military dictator
a grasslands region in Argentina and Uruguay
conquistadors
name for Spanish explorers who claimed land in the Americas f…
cultural convergence
the contact and interaction of one culture with another
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Geography vocabulary #9
Avalanche
Cold war
Communism
Enlightenment
Large mass of ice, snow, or rock that slides down a mountains…
Power struggle between the Soviet Union and United States aft…
Society bas d on equality in which workers controls l industr…
A movement during the 1700's that emphasized the importance o…
Avalanche
Large mass of ice, snow, or rock that slides down a mountains…
Cold war
Power struggle between the Soviet Union and United States aft…
W. GEOGRAPHY VOCABULARY 9
Fall line
Japanese current
Nor'easter
E pluribus unum
The area of eastern United States where the rivers drop the P…
Flows across the northwest coast, bringing plentiful rains to…
A severe storm that blows from the northeast; common in the N…
The motto of the United States, meaning " From many, one "
Fall line
The area of eastern United States where the rivers drop the P…
Japanese current
Flows across the northwest coast, bringing plentiful rains to…
World Geography Vocabulary #9
Tsunami
Typhoon
Biodiversity
Bush
A dangerous large ocean wave caused by an underwater earthquake
- Spiral-shaped tropical storm; storms in Northwestern Pacifi…
- The diverse life forms in a habitat... - The number of species…
A wild inhabited region
Tsunami
A dangerous large ocean wave caused by an underwater earthquake
Typhoon
- Spiral-shaped tropical storm; storms in Northwestern Pacifi…
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Geography Chapter 8 & 9 Vocabulary
czar
serf
communist state
cold war
name for emperor in Russia's past
farm labor who could be bought and sold along with land
country whose government has strong control over the economy…
period between late 1940's to late 1980's
czar
name for emperor in Russia's past
serf
farm labor who could be bought and sold along with land
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W. GEOGRAPHY VOCABULARY 9
Fall line
Japanese current
Nor'easter
E pluribus unum
The area of eastern United States where the rivers drop the P…
Flows across the northwest coast, bringing plentiful rains to…
A severe storm that blows from the northeast; common in the N…
The motto of the United States, meaning " From many, one "
Fall line
The area of eastern United States where the rivers drop the P…
Japanese current
Flows across the northwest coast, bringing plentiful rains to…
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geography vocabulary week 9
central america
dependency
greater antilles
lesser antilles
a region of seven countries between mexico and south america…
land and waters controlled by a state, nation, or government.
an island group of the west indies including cuba, jamaica, h…
an island group of the west indies including eight countries…
central america
a region of seven countries between mexico and south america…
dependency
land and waters controlled by a state, nation, or government.
Geography Alive Chapter 9 Vocabulary
spatial inequality
plaza
standard of living
aqueduct
the unequal distribution of wealth or resources in a geograph…
an open square or marketplace
the overall level of comfort and well-being of a group or a c…
a pipe or channel built to transport water from one place to…
spatial inequality
the unequal distribution of wealth or resources in a geograph…
plaza
an open square or marketplace
Geography Chapter 8 and 9 Vocabulary
Basin
Selva
Escarpment
Favela
a natural depression in the surface of the land often with a…
a forested region in Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia
A cliff, a steep slope resulting from erosion.
a slum community in a Brazilian city
Basin
a natural depression in the surface of the land often with a…
Selva
a forested region in Ecuador, Peru, and Bolivia
World geography vocabulary 9
Andes mountains
Llanos
Cerrado
Pampas
the largest mountain range in the world; home of the Chavin a…
plains region of eastern Colombia and western Venezuela
The dry inland back country in Brazils Northeast is known as…
A grasslands region in Argentina and Uruguay
Andes mountains
the largest mountain range in the world; home of the Chavin a…
Llanos
plains region of eastern Colombia and western Venezuela
GEOGRAPHY VOCABULARY 9-1
Geography
Place
Location
Human Environmental Interactions
the study of the interaction of all physical and human phenom…
a particular space with physical and human meaning.
to study a place, by finding where it is.
the study of how people affect or shape, physical characteris…
Geography
the study of the interaction of all physical and human phenom…
Place
a particular space with physical and human meaning.
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Geography 9 vocabulary
Geography
Latitude
Longitude
Prehistory
is the study of people, their environments, and the resources…
measures the and North and South of the Equator.
measures the East and West of the Equator
refers to the long period of time before people invented syst…
Geography
is the study of people, their environments, and the resources…
Latitude
measures the and North and South of the Equator.
World Geography Vocabulary Week 9
topography
tributary
tsunami
tundra
the lay of land; the shape of the surface features of a geogr…
a stream or river that flows into another stream or river
ocean waves triggered primarily by movement of the ocean floo…
a cold region characterized by low vegetation. Plant species…
topography
the lay of land; the shape of the surface features of a geogr…
tributary
a stream or river that flows into another stream or river
Geography - Chapter 9 Vocabulary
Conquistador
Cultural Convergence
Caudillo
Pampas
Name for the Spanish explorers who claimed land in the Americ…
The contact and interaction of one culture with another.
A Latin American military dictator.
A grasslands region in Argentina and Uruguay.
Conquistador
Name for the Spanish explorers who claimed land in the Americ…
Cultural Convergence
The contact and interaction of one culture with another.
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Unit 9 Vocabulary Geography
Archipelago
Tsunami
Loess
Monsoon
Island chain ( In Japan)
A huge tidal wave that gets higher and higher as it approache…
Fine, yellowish-brown topsoil
Prevailing winds that bring seasonal weather patterns to East…
Archipelago
Island chain ( In Japan)
Tsunami
A huge tidal wave that gets higher and higher as it approache…
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Geography Chapter 9 Vocabulary
Caribbean Community and Common Market…
Central America Free Trade Agreement... (…
North American FreeTrade Agreement... (NA…
Ecotourism
A trade organization of several Caribbean nations. Similar to…
Trade agreement to promote trade between the United States an…
Agreement that reduced trade barriers among Mexico, Canada, a…
Travel to natural habitat in a way that does not damage the h…
Caribbean Community and Common Market…
A trade organization of several Caribbean nations. Similar to…
Central America Free Trade Agreement... (…
Trade agreement to promote trade between the United States an…
Geography Chapter 9 Vocabulary
Andes Mountains
Ilanos
Cerrado
Pampas
Chain of mountain ranges that run through the western portion…
Grassy, treeless areas used for livestock grazing and farming
Savannas with flat terrain and moderate rainfall that make th…
Grasslands with rich soil
Andes Mountains
Chain of mountain ranges that run through the western portion…
Ilanos
Grassy, treeless areas used for livestock grazing and farming
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Ch 9 geography vocabulary
Spatial Inequality
Plaza
Standard of Living
Aqueduct
the unequal distribution of wealth or resources in a geograph…
an open square or market place
the overall level of comfort and the well being of a group or…
a pipe or channel built to transpot water from one place to a…
Spatial Inequality
the unequal distribution of wealth or resources in a geograph…
Plaza
an open square or market place
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Geography Chapter 9 Vocabulary
Uplands
Bay
Fjord
Canal
hills
bodies of water surrounded by land on 3 sides
deep and narrow bays
human-made water passage used for travel, shipping, and irrig…
Uplands
hills
Bay
bodies of water surrounded by land on 3 sides
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Year 9 SOSE - Geography Vocabulary
mental maps
perception
personal space
place
Representations of what people know about locations and chara…
The identification and interpretation of sensory information…
the area surrounding a person which they regard as theirs.
A specific place on the earths surface that has been given me…
mental maps
Representations of what people know about locations and chara…
perception
The identification and interpretation of sensory information…
Chapter 9 Vocabulary-Geography
Cordillera
Altiplano
Escarpment
Llanos
Parallel chains or ranges of mountains
Spanish for "high plain", a region in Peru and Bolivia encirc…
A steer cliff or slope between a higher and lower land surface
Fertile grasslands found in inland areas of Colombia and Vene…
Cordillera
Parallel chains or ranges of mountains
Altiplano
Spanish for "high plain", a region in Peru and Bolivia encirc…
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Geography Chapter 9 vocabulary
Andes Mountains
Ilanos
Orinoco River
Cerrado
one of the largest mountain ranges in the world, aconcagua is…
a treeless grassy plain in South America.
one of the largest rivers in South America
a vast tropical savanna ecoregion in Brazil
Andes Mountains
one of the largest mountain ranges in the world, aconcagua is…
Ilanos
a treeless grassy plain in South America.
Chapter 9 Vocabulary Geography
Spatial inequality
Plaza
Standard of living
Aqueduct
the unequal distribution of wealth or resources in a geograph…
an open square or marketplace
the over all level of comfort and well-being of a group or a…
a pipe or channel built to transport water from one place to…
Spatial inequality
the unequal distribution of wealth or resources in a geograph…
Plaza
an open square or marketplace
Chapter 9 Vocabulary Geography
Free Market Economy
Heavy Industry
Light Industry
Nuclear Energy
Economic system in which people start and run businesses with…
Manufactured goods such as machinery, mining equipment, and s…
Making of such goods as clothing, shoes, furniture, and house…
Power made by creating a controlled atomic reaction
Free Market Economy
Economic system in which people start and run businesses with…
Heavy Industry
Manufactured goods such as machinery, mining equipment, and s…
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Chapter 9 Vocabulary ~ Geography
Free market economy
Heavy industry
Light industry
Nuclear energy
The people (not the government) decide what goods and service…
The production of goods.
The production of consumer goods.
Energy from controlled atomic reactions
Free market economy
The people (not the government) decide what goods and service…
Heavy industry
The production of goods.
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Geography Vocabulary Chapter 9
Infrastructure
Andes Montains
Llanos
Cerrado
Things such as sewers, transportation, electricity, and housi…
Running along South Americas western side.
Colombia and Venezuela vast plains that are grassy tree areas.
Savannas with flat terrain and moderate rainfall. (suitable f…
Infrastructure
Things such as sewers, transportation, electricity, and housi…
Andes Montains
Running along South Americas western side.
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Geography Chapter 9 Vocabulary
Peninsula
Uplands
Polder
Bay
A body of land surrounded on three sides by water
Hills,mountains, and plateaus
Land in the Netherlands that has been reclaimed from the sea…
A body of water surrounded on three sides by land
Peninsula
A body of land surrounded on three sides by water
Uplands
Hills,mountains, and plateaus
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Geography vocabulary ch.9
Democracy
City-state
Golden age
Philosopher
form of government by the people, in which citizens often ele…
an independent state made up of a city and the territories de…
period of great wealth, culture, and democracy in Greece
person who examines questions about the universe and searches…
Democracy
form of government by the people, in which citizens often ele…
City-state
an independent state made up of a city and the territories de…
geography vocabulary 9
subsistence crops
cash crops
settlement hierarchy
megacities
a crop frown to feed s farmer and his family
a crop grown to sell for profit
arranging settlements according to their population size
a city with more than 10 million inhabitants
subsistence crops
a crop frown to feed s farmer and his family
cash crops
a crop grown to sell for profit
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