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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…
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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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Alyssa's African Geography Vocabulary
Cairo, Egypt
Kartoum, Sudan
Abuja, Nigeria
Juba, South Sudan
Name of the blue country and its capital
Name of the blue country and its capital
Name of the blue country and its capital
Name of the green country and it's capital
Cairo, Egypt
Name of the blue country and its capital
Kartoum, Sudan
Name of the blue country and its capital
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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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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…
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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…
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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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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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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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Week 9 Geography Vocabulary
Central America
dependency
Greater Antilles
Lesser Antilles
a region of 7 countries between Mexico and South America incl…
land and waters controlled by a state, nation, or government
an island group of the West Indies including Cuba, Jamaica, D…
an island group of the West Indies including 8 countries and…
Central America
a region of 7 countries between Mexico and South America incl…
dependency
land and waters controlled by a state, nation, or government
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9 World Geography Exam Vocabulary
location
absolute location
relative location
region
Position on the Earth's surface (Absolute/Relative). Geograph…
A location can be absolute (specific) as in coordinates of a…
A location can be relative - examples: next door, nearby, a s…
A region is an area that is defined by certain similar charac…
location
Position on the Earth's surface (Absolute/Relative). Geograph…
absolute location
A location can be absolute (specific) as in coordinates of a…
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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…
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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 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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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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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.
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Geography Unit 9 Vocabulary
archipelago
tsunami
loess
monsoon
a chain of islands
a huge tidal wave that becomes higher as it approaches the co…
a fine, yellowish-brown topsoil that gives the Yellow River i…
a seasonal wind that brings warm, moist air from the oceans i…
archipelago
a chain of islands
tsunami
a huge tidal wave that becomes higher as it approaches the co…
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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
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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
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Geography vocabulary week9
Central america
Dependency
Greater antilles
Lesser antilles
...
Land and waterscontrolled by a state, nation, or gvernment
...
...
Central america
...
Dependency
Land and waterscontrolled by a state, nation, or gvernment
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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.
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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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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…
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Geography vocabulary lesson 9
Adapt
Arable
Barren
Contour
To adjust to new condittion
Suitable for planting
Unable to produce anything
Outline of a figure; shape
Adapt
To adjust to new condittion
Arable
Suitable for planting
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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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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
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.
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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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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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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
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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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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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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
plates
fossil fuel
desalination
urbanized
blocks of rock and soil
the remains of living thing, usually meaning oil and gas
the removal of salt from sea water
most of a population lives in a city
plates
blocks of rock and soil
fossil fuel
the remains of living thing, usually meaning oil and gas
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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…
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Chapter 9 Vocabulary Geography
Andes Mountain
Orinoco River
Cerrado
Pampas
Of the southern american continent are part of a chain or mou…
Winds through the northern part of the continent mainly in Ve…
Savannas with flat terrain and moderate rainfall that make th…
South American the plains are known as the
Andes Mountain
Of the southern american continent are part of a chain or mou…
Orinoco River
Winds through the northern part of the continent mainly in Ve…
10 terms
Geography Vocabulary Ch.9
Cordillera
Altiplano
Escarpment
Llano
parallel chains or ranges of mountains
Spanish for "high plain," a region in Peru and Bolivia encirc…
a steep 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…
18 terms
Chapter 9 Vocabulary Geography
Aqueduct
Feudal System
Serf
A transport system for carrying water long distances, sometim…
A social structure during the Middle Ages consisting of a kin…
From the 1500s to the 1800s, a poor Russian or European peasa…
Aqueduct
A transport system for carrying water long distances, sometim…
Feudal System
A social structure during the Middle Ages consisting of a kin…
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Geography Vocabulary 9-30
El río
El istmo
La sierra
La montaña
River
Istmus
Mountain range
Mountain
El río
River
El istmo
Istmus
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Chapter 9 Geography Vocabulary
plates
fossil fuels
desalination
urbanized
blocks of rock and soil that make up Earth's crust
remains of living things that are used as oil or gas
removal of salt from seawater
regions where much of the population lives in cities
plates
blocks of rock and soil that make up Earth's crust
fossil fuels
remains of living things that are used as oil or gas
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