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Geology
Geology
Igneous
Igneous
Igneous
Study of rocks
Type of rock formed by heat or from molten rock
The oldest type of rock
Type of rock which makes up 80% of Earth's crust
Geology
Study of rocks
Igneous
Type of rock formed by heat or from molten rock
World Geo Final
Religions in India
Where is Turkey(continent and physical…
Which countries are found on the Arabi…
Which country has the largest Portugue…
Hinduism
On the Anatolian peninsula
Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Yemen, Oman, UAE
Brazil
Religions in India
Hinduism
Where is Turkey(continent and physical…
On the Anatolian peninsula
47 terms
Geology
Continental Drift
Evidence of Continental Drift
Seafloor spreading
Convergent Plate Boundaries
The hypothesis that states that the continents once formed a…
Matching Fossils on different continents. ... Shapes of the cont…
The process by which new seafloor (crust) is made at the mid-…
A tectonic plate boundary where two plates collide, come toge…
Continental Drift
The hypothesis that states that the continents once formed a…
Evidence of Continental Drift
Matching Fossils on different continents. ... Shapes of the cont…
43 terms
World Geo Final Terms
Apartheid
Asylum seeker
Child Soldier
Climate Change
an Afrikaans word meaning "separateness", or "the state of be…
An asylum seeker is a person who was forced to flee from thei…
Child soldiers are any children under the age of 18 who are r…
a change in global or regional climate patterns, in particula…
Apartheid
an Afrikaans word meaning "separateness", or "the state of be…
Asylum seeker
An asylum seeker is a person who was forced to flee from thei…
14 terms
World Geo Chapter 8 exam
Gurani
Caracas
ranching
Amazon River
Native American group of Paraguay
capital of Venezuela
major economic activity of Uruguay
almost 4000 miles long
Gurani
Native American group of Paraguay
Caracas
capital of Venezuela
17 terms
World Geo Test #4
Literacy Rate
Infant Mortality Rate
Life Expectancy
Gross Domestic Product
The percentage of people who are able to read and write in a…
The number of infant deaths in a single year out of every 1,0…
The average age that a person may expect to live to, influenc…
The total value of goods produced and services provided in a…
Literacy Rate
The percentage of people who are able to read and write in a…
Infant Mortality Rate
The number of infant deaths in a single year out of every 1,0…
89 terms
Pratt World Geo Exams Study Guide
location
place
region
human environment interaction
one of the 5 themes of geography
one of the 5 themes of geography
one of the 5 themes of geography
one of the 5 themes of geography
location
one of the 5 themes of geography
place
one of the 5 themes of geography
44 terms
Geology Study Guide
core
mantle
magma
plate tectonics
the innermost layer of Earth; has a solid inner core and a li…
thick middle layer of Earth's interior structure, consisting…
molten rock that is pushed up from Earth's mantle
term scientists use to describe the activities of continental…
core
the innermost layer of Earth; has a solid inner core and a li…
mantle
thick middle layer of Earth's interior structure, consisting…
27 terms
World Geo Chapter 3
communism
developing country
developed country
free enterprise
system in which the government owns the means of production
A country that is working to be industrialized
country that is industrialized
people have opportunity to start business to make a profit
communism
system in which the government owns the means of production
developing country
A country that is working to be industrialized
42 terms
Honors World Geo
Caribbean
Africa
Sub-Saharan Africa
Central Asia
Caribbean
Africa
82 terms
World Geo Final Terms
Animism
Archipelago
Artificial boundary
Assimilation
the attribution of a soul to plants, inanimate objects, and n…
a group of islands
is a boundary made by humans; examples include dams, the fenc…
the process by which a person or a group's language and/or cu…
Animism
the attribution of a soul to plants, inanimate objects, and n…
Archipelago
a group of islands
149 terms
World Geo Review
What two rivers join in Iraq to form t…
What country borders the Aegean Sea?
Morocco, Syria, and Tunisia have what…
Africa's four climates are what?
Tigris and Euphrates
Turkey
Mediterranean climate
semi-arid, desert and arid, subhumid and humid
What two rivers join in Iraq to form t…
Tigris and Euphrates
What country borders the Aegean Sea?
Turkey
21 terms
World Geo, Chapter 2
solar energy
rotation
revolution
latitude
energy from the sun
one complete spin of the Earth on its axis
one trip around the sun
horizontal lines, distance north or south of the equator
solar energy
energy from the sun
rotation
one complete spin of the Earth on its axis
World Geo Asian Vocab Words
Tsunami
Archipelago
Loess
Monsoon
high sea wave caused by an earthquake, submarine landslide or…
Group of islands
yellow-brown windblown sediment which creates deposits
seasonal wind change with precipitation following
Tsunami
high sea wave caused by an earthquake, submarine landslide or…
Archipelago
Group of islands
13 terms
World Geo: Ch #4.4 - Urban Geography
Urban Geography
Urbanization
Cities
Suburbs
study of how people use space in cities.
the dramatic rise in the number of cities and the changes in…
Areas with large populations that also serve as centers of bu…
The built-up area around the central city. Mostly residential…
Urban Geography
study of how people use space in cities.
Urbanization
the dramatic rise in the number of cities and the changes in…
50 terms
World Geo and Culture: World Trivia
Svalbard
Singapore
Czech Republic
Norway
An archipelago that is part of Norway where you would essenti…
Considered the number one country for Americans to work abroa…
In this European Country single women will stand outside with…
During the Christmas Holiday season people in this country tr…
Svalbard
An archipelago that is part of Norway where you would essenti…
Singapore
Considered the number one country for Americans to work abroa…
world geo final exam review
Africa's landforms
atlas mountains
drakensberg mountains
guinea highlands
general plateau surface area, no natural harbors, little to n…
northern africa (algeria & morocco)
southern tip of Africa, humid, rainfall, volcanic region (ben…
west africa (guinea) **rich Bauxite reserves
Africa's landforms
general plateau surface area, no natural harbors, little to n…
atlas mountains
northern africa (algeria & morocco)
World Geo.
Seismograph
Drought
Equator
Crust
This device is used to determine the magnitude of an earthqua…
A long period of insufficient precipitation.
0 degrees latitude.
The rock layer at the earth's surface, 3 to 25 miles thick.
Seismograph
This device is used to determine the magnitude of an earthqua…
Drought
A long period of insufficient precipitation.
22 terms
Unit 4 - World Geo - Part 1
Ganges River
Indus River Valley
Brahmaputra River
Ganges Delta
Located in northeastern India and Bangladesh, this river is c…
River in Pakistan that creates a fertile plain; the site of t…
A trans-boundary river and one of the major rivers of South A…
The world's largest delta; it empties into the Bay of Bengal…
Ganges River
Located in northeastern India and Bangladesh, this river is c…
Indus River Valley
River in Pakistan that creates a fertile plain; the site of t…
50 terms
World Geo Ch. 9
The mountainous or hilly areas of coun…
The Bahamas is an island country of th…
The Savannas are best associated with…
Columbia is caught in a never ending s…
. Guiana Highlands
d. Nassau
d. Tropical Wet
. Push factor
The mountainous or hilly areas of coun…
. Guiana Highlands
The Bahamas is an island country of th…
d. Nassau
13 terms
World Geo
GIS
GPS
Absolute Location
Relative Location
Graphic Information System - Used to visualize data
A tracking system that shows your EXACT location 24/7 using s…
Your EXACT location on the earth
An approximate reference point of your location on the earth
GIS
Graphic Information System - Used to visualize data
GPS
A tracking system that shows your EXACT location 24/7 using s…
19 terms
World Geo Chap 4 Political Geography
unitary system
federal system
autocracy
monarchy
form of government in which all key powers are given to the n…
form of government in which powers are divided between the na…
system of government in which one person rules with unlimited…
a form of autocracy with a hereditary king or queen exercisin…
unitary system
form of government in which all key powers are given to the n…
federal system
form of government in which powers are divided between the na…
181 terms
Geo Bee Sample Questions: The World
Belize
Lake Chad
Ireland
Canada
The Rio Hondo forms a boundary between Mexico and which other…
Which lake is on the border between Chad and Cameroon?
St. George's Channel divides the United Kingdom from which na…
Which country is the United States largest trading partner?
Belize
The Rio Hondo forms a boundary between Mexico and which other…
Lake Chad
Which lake is on the border between Chad and Cameroon?
28 terms
world geo countries europe
Iceland
Norway
Sweden
Finland
Iceland
Norway
12 terms
World Geo and Culture: United States Trivia
New England Clam Chowder
Times Square, NY
Jacksonville, FL
Naperville, IL
a traditional seafood cream style soup famous in the Northeas…
The most visited place in the United States with 41.9 million…
Largest city by population in the Southeastern United States.
This city is the current safest city in the United States.
New England Clam Chowder
a traditional seafood cream style soup famous in the Northeas…
Times Square, NY
The most visited place in the United States with 41.9 million…
WORLD GEO
Hydrologic cycle
Equator
Hemisphere
Culture
-sequence/conditioner through which water passes from vapor i…
-imaginary line drawn around the Earth equally distant from b…
-1/2 of a sphere... -half of Earth
-way of life of a group of people who share similar culture,…
Hydrologic cycle
-sequence/conditioner through which water passes from vapor i…
Equator
-imaginary line drawn around the Earth equally distant from b…
World Geo - Introductory Concepts 1
landform
mountains
ocean
sea
physical feature
example of landform
larger than a sea
smaller than an ocean
landform
physical feature
mountains
example of landform
9 terms
MSHS World Geo (political)
monarchy
dictatorship
one-party state
theocracy
power held by a ruling family and is passed on to their heirs
power is held by a leader unrestricted by laws
power held by a single party who holds all power
religious leaders are the government leaders
monarchy
power held by a ruling family and is passed on to their heirs
dictatorship
power is held by a leader unrestricted by laws
World Geo Unit 1 Test Study Guide
Location
Place
Region
Movement
Where is it?
What is it like?
How are places similar or different?
How do people, goods and ideas move?
Location
Where is it?
Place
What is it like?
10 terms
World Geo: Ch# 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…
World Geo
Movement
Regions
Location
Degree
Places are linked by the movement of people, Ideas and products
Regions are variously sized area with common charactericts th…
exact location: street address... relative: near the river (not…
a unit of measure used to determine absolute location: on glo…
Movement
Places are linked by the movement of people, Ideas and products
Regions
Regions are variously sized area with common charactericts th…
8 terms
World Geography Chapter 3 Section 2
Evaporation
Humidity
Condensation
Orographic effect
process by which liquid changes into gas
the amount of water vapor in the air
the process by which water vapor changes from a gas into liqu…
cooling effect that occurs when air is forced to rise over a…
Evaporation
process by which liquid changes into gas
Humidity
the amount of water vapor in the air
21 terms
World Geo
Carrying
Census
Dependency Ratio
Gender
Support the weight of
Official count of people
a measure showing ages of people
Male or Female
Carrying
Support the weight of
Census
Official count of people
World Geo chapter 3
solstice
equinox
weather
climate
solstice
equinox
124 terms
World Geo H NDP finals
Location
Region
HEI
Movement
Position on earth's surface of an object, a city , or people
Area of unique characteristics- a way of organizing people ge…
Human Environment Interaction- Relations between culture and…
Refers to the way people, products, information and ideas mov…
Location
Position on earth's surface of an object, a city , or people
Region
Area of unique characteristics- a way of organizing people ge…
World Geo unit 1
Abrasion
Alpine Glaciation
Anticline
Archate delta
The grinding away of bed rock by fragments of rock Inc. and i…
A mass of ice, situated on an Upland, which may be moving, or…
An arc like up fold and buckled, bent, or contorted rock
A fan shaped Delta, like that of the Nile.
Abrasion
The grinding away of bed rock by fragments of rock Inc. and i…
Alpine Glaciation
A mass of ice, situated on an Upland, which may be moving, or…
23 terms
PHS World Geo. Chp.22-23-Agee
Mecca
Islam
Muhammad
Theocratic
The holiest city of Islam, located in Saudi Arabia, where peo…
A monotheistic religion based on the prophet Muhammad, and th…
The founder and a prophet of Islam, who lived part of his lif…
A form of government in which religious leaders control the g…
Mecca
The holiest city of Islam, located in Saudi Arabia, where peo…
Islam
A monotheistic religion based on the prophet Muhammad, and th…
Geology
Monomineralic
Polymineralic
sedimetary rock
igneous rock
Term used to describe rocks consisting almost entirely of a s…
rocks made of many minerals. most rocks are polymineralic
Formed from the weathered products of preexisting rocks that…
rock formed from the cooling of molten rock; can be extrusive…
Monomineralic
Term used to describe rocks consisting almost entirely of a s…
Polymineralic
rocks made of many minerals. most rocks are polymineralic
11 terms
MSHS World Geo (population)
fertility rate
mortality rate
infant mortality
life expectancy
average number of babies a woman could have in her lifetime
death rate, number of people per 1000 that die.
number of babies that die before age 1
average number of years a person will live
fertility rate
average number of babies a woman could have in her lifetime
mortality rate
death rate, number of people per 1000 that die.
Unit 2 World Geo terms
Atmosphere
Biodiversity
Climate
Desertification
A thin layer of gases that surrounds the Earth
the diverse
Weather patterns typical for an area over a long period of time
The process in which arable land becomes desert
Atmosphere
A thin layer of gases that surrounds the Earth
Biodiversity
the diverse
World Geo - Introductory Concepts 2
birth rate
mortality rate
fertility rate
replacement rate
births per thousand
deaths per thousand
births per thousand (women between 15 and 44)
number of children needed per woman of childbearing age to en…
birth rate
births per thousand
mortality rate
deaths per thousand
36 terms
World Geography Vocabulary
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…
37 terms
world geo unit 1
globe
map
cartographer
great circle route
3d spherical model of earth
representation of all or part of the earth
somebody who makes maps
travel an imaginary line that follows the curve of the earth
globe
3d spherical model of earth
map
representation of all or part of the earth
WORLD GEO LESSON 2 CHAPTER 3 VOCAB
Current
Prevailing Winds
Coriolis Effect
Doldrums
help distribute energy around the planet. As they circulate,…
movement of air creates the global winds that blow in fairly…
causes prevailing winds to blow diagonally rather than along…
rising air leaves a narrow, generally windless band
Current
help distribute energy around the planet. As they circulate,…
Prevailing Winds
movement of air creates the global winds that blow in fairly…
world geo chat. 2 review
pyrenees
alps
apennines
carpathians and translyvanian alps
spain & france, ETA & domestic terrorism
hydroelectricity
central italy, richter scale, tectonic activity
Vlad the impaler, ottoman empire
pyrenees
spain & france, ETA & domestic terrorism
alps
hydroelectricity
29 terms
World geo PG
state
Nation
nation state
nationless state
an independent unit that occupies a specific territory and ha…
people w/ a common culture living in a common territory and h…
when a nation and a state occupy the same territory - very fe…
some groups have a common nationality but no territory
state
an independent unit that occupies a specific territory and ha…
Nation
people w/ a common culture living in a common territory and h…
World Geo - Introductory Concepts 3
culture
ethnic group
United States
Switzerland
the agglomeration of traits, beliefs, habits, practices that…
a distinct group of people that often -- but not always -- ha…
multicultural but unilingual country (with lots of people fro…
multiethnic/multilingual country (with German-speaking, Frenc…
culture
the agglomeration of traits, beliefs, habits, practices that…
ethnic group
a distinct group of people that often -- but not always -- ha…
27 terms
world geo unit 2
golan heights
wadi
tigris river
euphrates river
a hilly plateau overlooking the jordan river and the sea of g…
a riverbed that remains dry except during the rainy seasons
one of the most important rivers of southwest asia; supported…
a river of southwest asia, which supported several ancient ci…
golan heights
a hilly plateau overlooking the jordan river and the sea of g…
wadi
a riverbed that remains dry except during the rainy seasons
44 terms
world geo words
canyon
archipelago
basin
bay
deep and narrow valley with steep hills
a group of islands
area of land drained by a given river and its branches; area…
part of a large body of water that extends into a shore line,…
canyon
deep and narrow valley with steep hills
archipelago
a group of islands
76 terms
world geo vocab list
convergent boundary
divergent boundary
transform boundary
ring of fire
when two plates converge and the denser plate (oceanic) goes…
when two tectonic plates move away from each other.
when two plates slide past or grind on each other causing an…
area where a large number of earthquakes and volcanic eruptio…
convergent boundary
when two plates converge and the denser plate (oceanic) goes…
divergent boundary
when two tectonic plates move away from each other.
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