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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,…
12 terms
ESL Geography 1 Bodies of water Vocabulary
Waterfall
strait
bay
Ocean
A stream of water that falls from a high place.
A narrow passage of water connecting two large bodies of water
a broad inlet of the sea where the land curves inward
A large body of salt water
Waterfall
A stream of water that falls from a high place.
strait
A narrow passage of water connecting two large bodies of water
17 terms
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…
23 terms
Geography-Land forms and Water
the outer most layer of the Earth
This theory explain how forces within…
name the three kinds of plate boundaries
what river flows through the Grand Can…
crust
plate tectonics
-transform... -convergent... -divergent
Colorado
the outer most layer of the Earth
crust
This theory explain how forces within…
plate tectonics
Geography-Water in the Atmosphere
The Water Cycle
3 types of Clouds:
Cirrus Clouds
Cumulus Clouds:
Evaporation->Condensation->Precipitation->Soakage/run-off
Cirrus, Cumulus and stratus
1. Wispy brush strokes... 2.High in sky: 6km+... 3.Means 'A curl of…
1.Fluffy in appearance... 2.May bring thunder and lightning... 3.Me…
The Water Cycle
Evaporation->Condensation->Precipitation->Soakage/run-off
3 types of Clouds:
Cirrus, Cumulus and stratus
9 terms
Geography-5:Water supply
what is agriculture
what is irrigation
what is precipitation
why is earth called the blue planet
all the work through which the natural environment is transfo…
process that allows water to be supplied to crops when there…
water from weather
it appears blue from outer space because 71 percent is water
what is agriculture
all the work through which the natural environment is transfo…
what is irrigation
process that allows water to be supplied to crops when there…
14 terms
geography water cycle
perception
transpiration
consumption
flows
rain or snow precipitates ( falls ) from the sky
liquid water transpires to water vapor from a plants leaves
animals consume liquid water by eating and drinking
liquid water flows from a higher elevation to a lower elevation
perception
rain or snow precipitates ( falls ) from the sky
transpiration
liquid water transpires to water vapor from a plants leaves
15 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
20 terms
Geography Landforms and Bodies of Water
Archipelago
Atoll
Badlands
Butte
A large group of islands.
A ring of coral that encloses a pool of seawater.
Wasteland that has been carved into unusual shapes by wind an…
An isolated hill with sloping sides and a small, flat top.
Archipelago
A large group of islands.
Atoll
A ring of coral that encloses a pool of seawater.
27 terms
Geography Water on Land
eroded
source
V shaped valley
vertical erosion
eroded
source
18 terms
Geography and Water in the World
Precipitation
Evaporation
Condensation
Transpiration
Water in liquid (rain) or a solid (snow or hail) form falls b…
Heat from the sun changes liquid water into a gas (water vapo…
The gaseous water vapour changes back into water drops as the…
Water is drawn up through trees/plants via their roots and ot…
Precipitation
Water in liquid (rain) or a solid (snow or hail) form falls b…
Evaporation
Heat from the sun changes liquid water into a gas (water vapo…
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ASIA GEOGRAPHY - BODIES OF WATER
Chang Jiang (Yangtze) River
Huang He (Yellow) River
Mekong River
Irrawaddy River
Chang Jiang (Yangtze) River
Huang He (Yellow) River
Geography Water Formations
Arroyo
Bay
Bayou
Branch
a creek that is sometimes dry during the year from not having…
...
...
...
Arroyo
a creek that is sometimes dry during the year from not having…
Bay
...
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The Water Cycle ( geography )
precipitation
transpiration
consumption
flow
rain or snow precipitate or fall from the sky
liquid water transpires to water vapor fron a plans leave
animals consume liquid water by drinking and eating
liquid water flows from higher elevation to lower elevation d…
precipitation
rain or snow precipitate or fall from the sky
transpiration
liquid water transpires to water vapor fron a plans leave
17 terms
Geography Land and Water Forms
Desert
Grassland
Savannah
Steppe
An arid region with little to no vegetation.
A relatively large area of land covered with naturally occurr…
A semi-arid GRASSLAND with wet/rainy seasons and varied plant…
A semi-arid GRASSLAND with little to no trees.
Desert
An arid region with little to no vegetation.
Grassland
A relatively large area of land covered with naturally occurr…
9 terms
Geography Chapter 4.2 Water
Process of removing salt from ocean wa…
Movement of water through the hydrosph…
First and smallest streams formed from…
Any smaller stream or river that flows…
desalinization
hydrologic cycle
headwaters
tributary
Process of removing salt from ocean wa…
desalinization
Movement of water through the hydrosph…
hydrologic cycle
8 terms
OT Geography: Water
Mediterranean Sea
Sea of Galilee
Jordan River
Dead Sea
The land of the OT lies east of this body of water
Freshwater lake 7 miles wide x 14 miles long, about 36 miles…
River flowing south out of the Sea of Galilee; 65 miles long;…
Lowest point on land, almost 3,000 feet below sea level; shap…
Mediterranean Sea
The land of the OT lies east of this body of water
Sea of Galilee
Freshwater lake 7 miles wide x 14 miles long, about 36 miles…
15 terms
Geography Europe: Water
North Sea
Baltic Sea
Elbe
Odra
North Sea
Baltic Sea
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Geography Bodies of water
Atlantic
Pacific
Gulf of Mexico
Great Lakes
Highway for explorers, settlers, immigrants
Exploration Destination
Exploration route for spanish and french to Mexico and other…
Inland ports
Atlantic
Highway for explorers, settlers, immigrants
Pacific
Exploration Destination
21 terms
Geography water usage
List 3 different uses of water
Define domestic usage
Define industrial usage
Define economic water usage
Domestic, industrial and Economic
Consumption - drinking and eating
Thermal power energy - electricity is produced by steam power…
Agriculture - growing of crops for human use
List 3 different uses of water
Domestic, industrial and Economic
Define domestic usage
Consumption - drinking and eating
20 terms
Geography: Bodies of Water
cove
bay
canal
delta
small, horseshoe-shaped body of water along the coast; the wa…
a body of water that is partly enclosed by land (and is usual…
man-made waterway used for transportation or irrigation
a low, watery land formed at the mouth of a river often (but…
cove
small, horseshoe-shaped body of water along the coast; the wa…
bay
a body of water that is partly enclosed by land (and is usual…
35 terms
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
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.…
13 terms
water ways geography
amazon river
atlantic
caribbean sea
gulf of california
amazon river
atlantic
57 terms
Geography Water Term 3
Geography
Water
space
place
Study of the earth
Aqua
Everything has a location on the space that is the surface of…
The world is made up of places, so to understand our world we…
Geography
Study of the earth
Water
Aqua
Bodies of Water Geography Terms
Puget Sound
Snake River
Strait of Juan de Fuca
Columbia River
arm of the Pacific Ocean from Alaska
What river joins the Columbia river and forms part of the Ore…
strait that separates the island of Vancouver (Canada) from t…
River that rises in B.C. and eventually becomes the border be…
Puget Sound
arm of the Pacific Ocean from Alaska
Snake River
What river joins the Columbia river and forms part of the Ore…
23 terms
Geography - Water on the land
Upper course of a river
Middle course of a river
Lower course of a river
Vertical erosion
Steep - V shaped valley, steep sides, narrow , shallow channel
Gently sloping valley sides, wider , deeper channel
Very wide, almost flat valley, very wide; deep channel.
This depend the river valley ( and channel), making it v shap…
Upper course of a river
Steep - V shaped valley, steep sides, narrow , shallow channel
Middle course of a river
Gently sloping valley sides, wider , deeper channel
22 terms
Geography Terms: Water and Landforms
landforms and water features
lake
river
gulf
_________________ set the stage for and influence the course…
a body of (usually fresh) water surrounded by land
large natural stream of water that runs through the land
part of a sea or ocean extending into the land, usually large…
landforms and water features
_________________ set the stage for and influence the course…
lake
a body of (usually fresh) water surrounded by land
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…
19 terms
Geography key words - Water
tributary
confluence
floodplain
erosion
small river joining a larger river
the point where two or more rivers join
an area of land that is prone to flooding
wearing away
tributary
small river joining a larger river
confluence
the point where two or more rivers join
34 terms
GEOGRAPHY- Water World VOCAB
Precipitation
Clouds
Evaporation
Groundwater
Water falling from sky (as rain, sleet, hair, snow)
Visible ice or water in the atmosphere
The process when a liquid turns to a gas
Water beneath the surface of the ground
Precipitation
Water falling from sky (as rain, sleet, hair, snow)
Clouds
Visible ice or water in the atmosphere
geography water on the land
Vertical Erosion
Discharge
Drainage basin
Watershed
This form of erosion cuts down towards the river bed and carv…
the volume of water passing a measuring point or gauging stat…
the area of land drained by a river
the edge of highland surrounding a drainage basin and it mark…
Vertical Erosion
This form of erosion cuts down towards the river bed and carv…
Discharge
the volume of water passing a measuring point or gauging stat…
22 terms
Geography Land and Water Forms
peninsula
isthmus
volcano
mountain
piece of land that is surrounded by water on three sides
narrow strip of land joining two large areas
cone-shaped mountain formed by an outpouring of lave from a c…
high, steep, rugged land that rises sharply above the surroun…
peninsula
piece of land that is surrounded by water on three sides
isthmus
narrow strip of land joining two large areas
20 terms
European Geography Bodies of Water
Atlantic Ocean
Baltic Sea
Gulf of Bothnia
Gulf of Finland
Atlantic Ocean
Baltic Sea
African Geography (bodies of water)
Atlantic Ocean
Indian Ocean
Mediterranean Sea
Red Sea
Atlantic Ocean
Indian Ocean
10 terms
Geography Bodies of Water (Key vocabulary)
Gateway West
Destination
Highway
Lewis and Clark
Ohio River
Pacific Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
Colombia River
Gateway West
Ohio River
Destination
Pacific Ocean
25 terms
Geography - Water in the World
Geography
Inquiry approach
fossil fuels
subsistence farming
the study of the world around us - people and places
investigating geographical questions
fuels that come from the breakdown of living materials, are f…
agriculture that provides food for the needs of only the farm…
Geography
the study of the world around us - people and places
Inquiry approach
investigating geographical questions
32 terms
physical geography water cycle
accumulation
evaporation
condensation
percolation
the process in which water pools in large bodies like oceans…
The change of a substance from a liquid to a gas
The change of state from a gas to a liquid
The process by which water moves downward in the soil, toward…
accumulation
the process in which water pools in large bodies like oceans…
evaporation
The change of a substance from a liquid to a gas
11 terms
Geography: Water Cycle and Rainfall
Precipitation
Runoff
Evaporation
Condensation
Wet air rises into the cooler parts of the atmosphere and the…
The precipitation that returns to oceans, rivers and lakes.
The sun heats the water and turns it into water vapour.
The water vapour becomes tiny droplets of water or ice crysta…
Precipitation
Wet air rises into the cooler parts of the atmosphere and the…
Runoff
The precipitation that returns to oceans, rivers and lakes.
12 terms
Gr. 7 Geography Bodies of Water
Hudson Bay
St. Lawrence River
Lake Ontario
Lake Superior
Hudson Bay
St. Lawrence River
11 terms
USA Bodies of Water - Geography Alhamdy
Rio Grande River
St. Laurence River
Ohio River
Colorado River
Rio Grande River
St. Laurence River
12 terms
Geography Water Terms
river
river examples
tributary
tributary examples
a large flowing body of water that empties into the sea
Mississippi river and Missouri river
a river or stream that flows into another river or stream
Missouri river is tributary of Mississippi river because it f…
river
a large flowing body of water that empties into the sea
river examples
Mississippi river and Missouri river
25 terms
Geography - Water on the Land
river channel
hydraulic action
abrasion
traction
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 rolling along of the largest rocks and boulders
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
9 terms
Geography- The Water Cycle Stats
Amount of water in the Oceans and Seas
Amount of water in the Greenland and A…
Amount of water stored in the soil and…
Amount of water stored in rivers and l…
97.3%
2.1%
0.6%
0.01%
Amount of water in the Oceans and Seas
97.3%
Amount of water in the Greenland and A…
2.1%
29 terms
Geography: Landforms and Bodies of Water
Volcano
Bay
Coast
Reef
Volcano
Bay
37 terms
Global Studies: Water Geography
Red Sea
Hudson Bay
Bering Strait
Bering Sea
What body of water is this?
What body of water is this?
What body of water is this?
What body of water is the arrow pointing to?
Red Sea
What body of water is this?
Hudson Bay
What body of water is this?
29 terms
GCSE Geography AQA A Physical Geography Water on the Land Supplying Kielder Water UK MEDC
Artificial lake
10
Scottish
High
What type of body of water is Kielder Water the largest examp…
How long is Kielder Water in km?
Near to which border is Kielder Water located?
Annual precipitation is..
Artificial lake
What type of body of water is Kielder Water the largest examp…
10
How long is Kielder Water in km?
24 terms
African Geography (bodies of water)
Atlantic Ocean
Indian Ocean
Mediterranean Sea
Red Sea
Atlantic Ocean
Indian Ocean
42 terms
Physical geography (water)
system
elements
Attributes
relationships
An assemblage of interrelated parts that work together in som…
Things that make up a system of interest
The characteristics the elements have
The descriptions of the elements and attributes functions tha…
system
An assemblage of interrelated parts that work together in som…
elements
Things that make up a system of interest
27 terms
Geography water related/erosion
Evaporation
Condensation
Precipitation
Transpiration
Water changes from a liquid to a gas or vapor when warmed.
Water vapor in the air is cooled and is changed into liquid w…
Water is released from clouds in the form of rain, snow, hail…
Moisture is carried through plants from roots to leaves where…
Evaporation
Water changes from a liquid to a gas or vapor when warmed.
Condensation
Water vapor in the air is cooled and is changed into liquid w…
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