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Geography water
Where is Salt water found?
Where is fresh water found?
Most of earths water is found in _____…
Which water can you drink as long as i…
Found in oceans and seas
Found in rivers, lakes, streams, underground rivers and dams
Oceans
Fresh water
Where is Salt water found?
Found in oceans and seas
Where is fresh water found?
Found in rivers, lakes, streams, underground rivers and dams
Geography- Water
What is water stress?
What is water scarcity?
When does physical water scarcity occur?
When does economic water scarcity occur?
The term used when the annual supply of water per person fall…
The term used when the annual supply of water per person fall…
When more that 75% of a country's river flows are being used.
The development of blue water flow sources is limited by huma…
What is water stress?
The term used when the annual supply of water per person fall…
What is water scarcity?
The term used when the annual supply of water per person fall…
Geography- Water
Factors influencing water supply
Water Stress
Water Scarcity
Economic Scarcity
Climate - precipitation levels, temperature levels (high temp…
when demand for water exceeds supply due to timing or quality…
When water shortages affect food supplies , development and c…
is caused by a lack of investment in water or to satisfy the…
Factors influencing water supply
Climate - precipitation levels, temperature levels (high temp…
Water Stress
when demand for water exceeds supply due to timing or quality…
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Geography - Water
energy
fresh water
salt water
evaporation
the power that makes things work
water that people and animals can drink
water that contains salts which are not good for most plants…
when heating changes a liquid into a gas called vapour
energy
the power that makes things work
fresh water
water that people and animals can drink
9 terms
Geography water vocab
Aquifer
Aqueduct
Irrigation
Water Scarcity
An underground layer of rocks, sand and gravel containing a l…
A man-made pipeline or canal that transports water from one p…
The artificial supply of water to agricultural land.
The lack of sufficient water resources to meet the demands of…
Aquifer
An underground layer of rocks, sand and gravel containing a l…
Aqueduct
A man-made pipeline or canal that transports water from one p…
33 terms
Geography Water
Mountains
Hills
Valley
Plains
They are the highest landforms
They are lower and more rounded than mountains
Its a long stretch that is lower than the land on either side
They are flat lowlands they can be found along coasts and riv…
Mountains
They are the highest landforms
Hills
They are lower and more rounded than mountains
24 terms
Geography - Water
Aquifier
Blue water
Catchment
Contaminated water
A layer of rock that is capable of storing significant amount…
Fresh surface water and ground water i.e. lakes, rivers and a…
The area drained by a river and its tributaries
Water that is unsafe to drink because it is not clean
Aquifier
A layer of rock that is capable of storing significant amount…
Blue water
Fresh surface water and ground water i.e. lakes, rivers and a…
19 terms
Geography: Water
Atmospheric water
Cryospheric water
Hydrosphere
Oceanic water
water vapour with some liquid water and ice crystals
ice
all liquid and frozen surface water, ground water and atmosph…
water contained in oceans and seas, but not inland seas
Atmospheric water
water vapour with some liquid water and ice crystals
Cryospheric water
ice
37 terms
Geography - Water
Evaporation
Throughflow
Groundwater flow
Surface run off
Water turns from water droplets into water vapour
Water flows horizontally through the soil into the river
Water flows horizontally through the rock into the river
Water flows horizontally over the land into the river
Evaporation
Water turns from water droplets into water vapour
Throughflow
Water flows horizontally through the soil into the river
Geography: Water Cycle
Aquifer
Percolation
Groundwater Flow
Infiltration
A large store of underground water usually contained in porou…
The movement of water out of the soil and into the rocks below.
The flow of water through rocks.
The movement of water from the ground surface into the soil.
Aquifer
A large store of underground water usually contained in porou…
Percolation
The movement of water out of the soil and into the rocks below.
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physical geography water cycles
5 locations of cryospheric water
ice shelves
ice bergs?
ice sheets
1. sea ice eg. Ross ice shelf ... 2. ice caps eg. Iceland ice ca…
platforms of ice that form where ice sheets and glaciers move…
chunks of ice that break off glaciers or ice shelves. they ra…
mass of glacial land ice extending over 50,000 km squared. to…
5 locations of cryospheric water
1. sea ice eg. Ross ice shelf ... 2. ice caps eg. Iceland ice ca…
ice shelves
platforms of ice that form where ice sheets and glaciers move…
The Geography of Water
What are the three main physical facto…
What are rivers and aquifers collectiv…
How much of the Earth's total water re…
(Pie chart 1) How much % of all water…
1) CLIMATE (rainfall and snowfall),... 2) RIVERS (transfer surfa…
Blue water flow, they are the visible part of the hydro-logic…
1%!
97.5% ocean, 2.5% freshwater
What are the three main physical facto…
1) CLIMATE (rainfall and snowfall),... 2) RIVERS (transfer surfa…
What are rivers and aquifers collectiv…
Blue water flow, they are the visible part of the hydro-logic…
Geography : Water on land
abrasion
attrition
confluence
delta
Bits of rock and sand in waves grind down cliff surfaces like…
Waves smash rocks and pebbles on the shore into each other, a…
the point at which two rivers or streams join
formed by the deposition of sediment carried by a river as th…
abrasion
Bits of rock and sand in waves grind down cliff surfaces like…
attrition
Waves smash rocks and pebbles on the shore into each other, a…
23 terms
Water geography 6th grade
River
Lake
Mid-Atlantic Range
5 oceans
A natural formation of water that runs into a larger body of…
Body of water completely surrounded by land
Earth's longest mountain range, found underneath the ocean
Atlantic, Pacific, Arctic, Antartica, Indian
River
A natural formation of water that runs into a larger body of…
Lake
Body of water completely surrounded by land
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geography water
resource
non renewable
ground water
natural
something we can use
something which takes a long time to have more of
water coming from the ground
something that comes naturally
resource
something we can use
non renewable
something which takes a long time to have more of
84 terms
Water( Geography)
Wassermenge I'm Fluss
Wasserüberfluss
∆Gleithang
verändern
water volume in river
over-abundance of water
slipp-off slope
to alter
Wassermenge I'm Fluss
water volume in river
Wasserüberfluss
over-abundance of water
22 terms
Geography - Water
Water Cycle
Precipitation
Evaporation
Condensation
The natural sequence through which water passes into the atmo…
Falling products of condensation in the atmosphere, as rain,…
The act of change from a liquid or solid state into vapor
The change of water from its gaseous form (water vapor) into…
Water Cycle
The natural sequence through which water passes into the atmo…
Precipitation
Falling products of condensation in the atmosphere, as rain,…
14 terms
Geography: Water & Change
Water Stress
Water Scarce Area
Economic Water Scarcity
Physical Water Scarcity
Place where water supply is below 1700 cubic meters per perso…
Place where supply is below 1000 cubic meters per person per…
When a population does not have the necessary monetary means…
When physical access to water is limited. ... * Physical water s…
Water Stress
Place where water supply is below 1700 cubic meters per perso…
Water Scarce Area
Place where supply is below 1000 cubic meters per person per…
Geography - water
How much water is fresh water?
Water vulnerability
Water stress
Water scarcity
2.5%
1700 to 2500 cubic metres per person per year
1000 to 1700 cubic metres per person per year
1000 cubic metres per person per year
How much water is fresh water?
2.5%
Water vulnerability
1700 to 2500 cubic metres per person per year
31 terms
Geography Water on Land
erosion
source
V shaped valley
vertical erosion
The sculpting of a landscape. eg how rivers remove material
The place where the river starts
Valley in the shape of a V
Downwards erosion, eg. when a river gouges out a deep valley
erosion
The sculpting of a landscape. eg how rivers remove material
source
The place where the river starts
Geography Review (Water cycle)
Explain the Hydrological cycle
Explain the Drainage basin system
Explain the Watershed
Draw a diagram of the drainage basin f…
When water enters and continually cycles around the earth thr…
It's the area of land drained by a river and its tributaries,…
A drainage basin that is surrounded by higher land, this boun…
Explain the Hydrological cycle
When water enters and continually cycles around the earth thr…
Explain the Drainage basin system
It's the area of land drained by a river and its tributaries,…
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Geography Water Terms
lake
source
mouth
river
water almost completely surrounded by land
where a river begin
where the river meets the sea or ocean
a stream of water that flows through land
lake
water almost completely surrounded by land
source
where a river begin
IGCSE Geography Energy and Water
Benefits of higher energy consumption
Problems with higher energy consumption
renewable energy
fossil fuels
electricity makes tasks easier, transport systems use oil, in…
Will eventually run out of non-renewable energy sources soon.…
Energy that can be reused over and over
Coal, oil, natural gas, and other fuels that are ancient rema…
Benefits of higher energy consumption
electricity makes tasks easier, transport systems use oil, in…
Problems with higher energy consumption
Will eventually run out of non-renewable energy sources soon.…
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Geography - Bodies of water
Atlantic (Ocean)
Pacific (Ocean)
Indian (Ocean)
Mediterranean (Sea)
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Atlantic (Ocean)
Pacific (Ocean)
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Geography - Bodies of Water
bay
channel
gulf
harbor
a portion of the ocean that is partly enclosed by land; usual…
a body of water joining two larger bodies of water
a large area of ocean partly surrounded by land
a sheltered body of water where ships anchor
bay
a portion of the ocean that is partly enclosed by land; usual…
channel
a body of water joining two larger bodies of water
7 terms
Geography-Revision-Water world
(The hydrological cycle)-Water cycle
(Where is water stored in the hydrolog…
(Freshwater)
(Water stress)
(Where is water stored in the hydrological cycle?)... (How is w…
(How much of our water is freshwater?)... (Where is freshwater…
(What is water stress?)
(The hydrological cycle)-Water cycle
(Where is water stored in the hydrolog…
(Where is water stored in the hydrological cycle?)... (How is w…
Geography - Water
How much of global freshwater sources…
What % of total volume of water on Ear…
What is water stress and water scarcity?
What are some hard water management st…
2%
0.296%
Stress = >1700m3 water/cap... Scarcity = >1000m3 water/cap
Dams, pipelines, desalination plants
How much of global freshwater sources…
2%
What % of total volume of water on Ear…
0.296%
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Geography - Water
When was californias water treaty form…
Whats the 2016 target for water extrac…
How many states does the colorado run…
How much water flow into the salton se…
2007
Decrease by 20%
7
75%
When was californias water treaty form…
2007
Whats the 2016 target for water extrac…
Decrease by 20%
Geography Landforms above water.
Mountains
Hills
Valleys
Flatlands
Huge rock towers. Tallest landforms. Mount Everest Is 29,028…
Small and round
Long stretch of land. Between the mountains and hills. Lower…
Plains. Flat lowlands. Plateaus. Flat highlands.
Mountains
Huge rock towers. Tallest landforms. Mount Everest Is 29,028…
Hills
Small and round
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Geography-Landforms and Water
core
crust
mantle
lithosphere
The central part of the earth below the mantle
The thin outer layer of the earth that contains the earth's c…
A layer of thick, hot rock between the crust and core
All of the land on earth make up this physical system
core
The central part of the earth below the mantle
crust
The thin outer layer of the earth that contains the earth's c…
US Geography- Bodies of water
Great Salt Lake
Lake superior
Lake Michigan
Lake Huron
Great Salt Lake
Lake superior
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Geography Final Shenk Water
Arabian Gulf
Black sea
Nile river
South China Sea
East of Arabian Plate and west of Iran
Important and south of Ukraine and North of Turkey
4,258miles long and longest river in the world from Lake Vict…
Sea south of China and east of Vietnam
Arabian Gulf
East of Arabian Plate and west of Iran
Black sea
Important and south of Ukraine and North of Turkey
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Geography - Water on the Land
river channel
hydraulic action
abrasion
river silt
the path of the river valley occupied by the water itself
the power of the volume of water moving in the river
occurs when a larger load carried by the river hits the bed a…
the material of any size that is carried by the river
river channel
the path of the river valley occupied by the water itself
hydraulic action
the power of the volume of water moving in the river
Waters geography
Immigration
Urbanization
Metropolitan area
Urban sprawl
The movement of people into one country from another
The movement of people from Rural areas to cities
Includes the city with a population of at least 50,000 people…
The spread of people and suburban development
Immigration
The movement of people into one country from another
Urbanization
The movement of people from Rural areas to cities
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Geography Landform and Water Terms
island
archipelago
continent
plain
land completely surrounded by water
a group of islands
the largest land mass
flat land
island
land completely surrounded by water
archipelago
a group of islands
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Geography #3 Bodies of water
Red sea
Bay of Bengal
Gulf of Mexico
Mediterranean Sea
In between Africa and Asia. Specifically Saudi Arabia, Egypt,…
South of Asia, underneath India and Myanmar
Underneath the United states
Found in the middle of Africa, Asia and Europe
Red sea
In between Africa and Asia. Specifically Saudi Arabia, Egypt,…
Bay of Bengal
South of Asia, underneath India and Myanmar
10 terms
Geography -- water terms
bay
canal
delta
lake
a large inlet of the sea where the land curves inward; a larg…
a man-made waterway for transportation or irrigation
a deposit of sand and soil at the mouth of some rivers, espec…
a large body of fresh or salt water that has land all around it
bay
a large inlet of the sea where the land curves inward; a larg…
canal
a man-made waterway for transportation or irrigation
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Geography (Bodies of Water)
Largest Lake in World
Largest Lake North America
Largest Lake South America
LArgest Lake Europe
Caspian Sea... Middle East/Lower Russia
Lake Superior... USA/Canada
Lake Titicaca... Peru/Bolivia
Caspian Sea... Middle East/Lower Russia
Largest Lake in World
Caspian Sea... Middle East/Lower Russia
Largest Lake North America
Lake Superior... USA/Canada
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Geography: Physical Features (Water)
canal
delta
gulf
harbor
a waterway dug by people through which ships can pass
triangular-shaped area of small islands of sediment that divi…
large part of an ocean that extends into the land. Usually la…
a sheltered area of water where ships can anchor safely
canal
a waterway dug by people through which ships can pass
delta
triangular-shaped area of small islands of sediment that divi…
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geography (water source)
Africa.
Yes.
Rain (falling water)
Under the ground.
What country/continent has the most water strees?
Is water a resource
What is precipitation?
Where is ground water located?
Africa.
What country/continent has the most water strees?
Yes.
Is water a resource
Geography water
Oceans
Freshwater
Saline Groundwater
Saline lakes
96.5
2.5
0.93
0.07
Oceans
96.5
Freshwater
2.5
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Geography Chapter 2 Water
downstream
gulf
mouth
ocean currents
direction in which a river or stream flows from its source to…
part of a large body of water that extends into a shoreline,…
(of a river( place where a stream or river flows into a large…
stream of either cold or warm water that moves in a definite…
downstream
direction in which a river or stream flows from its source to…
gulf
part of a large body of water that extends into a shoreline,…
Geography Water World
Evaporation
Condensation
Precipitation
Run off
Once water heated by sun, it returns to the atmosphere as wat…
When water vapour cools, tiny water droplets form, visible as…
Tiny water droplets that fall to the ground as rain or snow
Some rainfall flows quickly over the ground's surface to reac…
Evaporation
Once water heated by sun, it returns to the atmosphere as wat…
Condensation
When water vapour cools, tiny water droplets form, visible as…
25 terms
Bodies of Water Geography Quiz
Atlantic Ocean
Pacific Ocean
Arctic Ocean
Indian Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
Pacific Ocean
18 terms
Geography: Water World
Largest water store
Stores of water
The water cycle diagram
Evaporation
The ocean
The ocean... Glaciers and snow cover... Groundwater... Lakes and rivers
Liquid to water vapour... Happens more in high temperatures
Largest water store
The ocean
Stores of water
The ocean... Glaciers and snow cover... Groundwater... Lakes and rivers
101 terms
IGCSE Geography Energy and Water
Benefits of higher energy consumption
Problems with higher energy consumption
renewable energy
fossil fuels
electricity makes tasks easier, transport systems use oil, in…
Will eventually run out of non-renewable energy sources soon.…
Energy that can be reused over and over
Coal, oil, natural gas, and other fuels that are ancient rema…
Benefits of higher energy consumption
electricity makes tasks easier, transport systems use oil, in…
Problems with higher energy consumption
Will eventually run out of non-renewable energy sources soon.…
11 terms
Geography Water Words
Transpiration
Infiltrate
Precipitation
Evaporation
This is the process by which a plant releases water it had ab…
Refers to the movement of water through the soil to the groun…
Any moisture reaching the surface of the earth, such as rain,…
The process where energy from the sun causes water to change…
Transpiration
This is the process by which a plant releases water it had ab…
Infiltrate
Refers to the movement of water through the soil to the groun…
31 terms
Water Cycle IGCSE Geography
source
watershed
mouth
tributary
where the water starts
an area of high land between two drainage basins
where a river flows into a lake or the sea
a small river or stream that flows into a larger river
source
where the water starts
watershed
an area of high land between two drainage basins
Geography vocabulary (water)
Bay
Channel
Downstream
Fjords
part of a large body of water that extends into a shoreline g…
wide strait or waterway between two landmasses that lie close…
direction in which a river or stream flows from its source to…
a long, narrow inlet with steep sides or cliffs
Bay
part of a large body of water that extends into a shoreline g…
Channel
wide strait or waterway between two landmasses that lie close…
Year 5 Geography: Water
lake
well
irrigation
industry
A large hollow in the land which is filled with water.
A hole that has been dug or drilled into the ground to reach…
The taking of water to the land so that crops grow well.
The making of things in factories or workshops.
lake
A large hollow in the land which is filled with water.
well
A hole that has been dug or drilled into the ground to reach…
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