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World Geography Unit 2
Rust Belt
Tornado Alley
Great Plains (Bread Basket)
Silicon Valley
Formerly known as the Manufacturing Belt, numerous factories…
A large section of the Great Plains from Texas to Nebraska wh…
Grassland prairies that stretch from south central Canada sou…
Home to about 20 of the world's 100 largest high-tech compani…
Rust Belt
Formerly known as the Manufacturing Belt, numerous factories…
Tornado Alley
A large section of the Great Plains from Texas to Nebraska wh…
World Geography 2.2
hydrologic cycle
drainage basin
ground water
landform
the continuous circulation of water among the atmosphere, the…
an area drained by a major river and its tributaries
the water held under the earth's surface, often in and around…
a naturally formed feature on the surface of the earth
hydrologic cycle
the continuous circulation of water among the atmosphere, the…
drainage basin
an area drained by a major river and its tributaries
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World Geography -Semester 2
Sudan
South Africa
Kenya
Egypt
Which country is due south of Egypt?
Which country is this?
Which African country is this?
Which country is this?
Sudan
Which country is due south of Egypt?
South Africa
Which country is this?
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Chapter 2 World Geography
weather
climate
rotation
revolution
Condition of earths atmosphere at a particular time and place
Overall weather in an area over a long period of time
Earth spinning on it's axis
Earth's yearly orbit around the Sun
weather
Condition of earths atmosphere at a particular time and place
climate
Overall weather in an area over a long period of time
10 terms
World Geography 2.3
tectonic plate
fault
earthquake
seismograph
an enormous moving shelf that forms the earth's crust
a fracture in the earth's crust
a sometimes violent movement of the earth, produced when tect…
a device that measures the size of the waves created by an ea…
tectonic plate
an enormous moving shelf that forms the earth's crust
fault
a fracture in the earth's crust
11 terms
World Geography 2.4
weathering
sediment
mechanical weathering
chemical weathering
physical and chemical processes that change the characteristi…
small pieces of rock produced by weathering processes
natural processes that break rock into smaller pieces
a process that changes rock into a new substance through inte…
weathering
physical and chemical processes that change the characteristi…
sediment
small pieces of rock produced by weathering processes
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World Geography2
Globe
map
cartographer
great circle
a round model of the Earth
A two-dimensional, or flat, representation of Earth's surface…
map maker
follows the curve of the earth the shortest distance
Globe
a round model of the Earth
map
A two-dimensional, or flat, representation of Earth's surface…
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World Geography Vocabulary2
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…
World Geography Unit 2 Physical Geography
Continents
Climate
Barriers
Regions
Several very large landmasses on Earth. Asia, Africa, North A…
Overall weather in an area over a long period of time
Naturally occurring formation or body of water that isolates…
Places on earth grouped together by at least one common featu…
Continents
Several very large landmasses on Earth. Asia, Africa, North A…
Climate
Overall weather in an area over a long period of time
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World Geography Vocabulary 2
Territory
Population
Sovereignty
Government
The land, water and natural resources within a countries boun…
The people who live within a nation's boundaries or are citiz…
A nation's freedom from outside control; one of the 4 charact…
The institution through which a society makes and enforces it…
Territory
The land, water and natural resources within a countries boun…
Population
The people who live within a nation's boundaries or are citiz…
21 terms
World Geography 1.2
Globe
Maps
Cartographer
Map projection
a three-dimensional representation of the earth
a two-dimensional representation of selected parts of the ear…
mapmaker
a way of representing the spherical earth on a flat surface
Globe
a three-dimensional representation of the earth
Maps
a two-dimensional representation of selected parts of the ear…
33 terms
World Geography Chapter 2
hydrosphere
lithosphere
atmosphere
biosphere
The water areas of the Earth, including oceans, lakes, rivers…
uppermost layer of the Earth that includes the crust, contine…
A think layer of gases that surrounds the Earth.
The part of the Earth where life exists.
hydrosphere
The water areas of the Earth, including oceans, lakes, rivers…
lithosphere
uppermost layer of the Earth that includes the crust, contine…
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Abeka World Geography 2.2
Afghanistan
India
Kazakhstan
Uzbekistan
has its capital at Kabul
has more livestock than any other country in the world
the largest republic of Central Asia
contains the densely populated Fergana Valley
Afghanistan
has its capital at Kabul
India
has more livestock than any other country in the world
World Geography Unit 2
Quebec
Ontario
Manitoba
Saskatchewan
Quebec
Ontario
World Geography Unit 2
Appalachian Mountains
Great Plains
Canadian Shield
Rocky Mountains
A mountain range in the eastern United States extending from…
a vast prairie region extending from Alberta and Saskatchewan…
A huge, rocky region that curves around Hudson Bay like a gia…
A major mountain system of the United states and Canada, exte…
Appalachian Mountains
A mountain range in the eastern United States extending from…
Great Plains
a vast prairie region extending from Alberta and Saskatchewan…
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Chapter 2 World Geography
weather
climate
rotation
revolution
Condition of earths atmosphere at a particular time and place
Overall weather in an area over a long period of time
Earth spinning on it's axis
Earth's yearly orbit around the Sun
weather
Condition of earths atmosphere at a particular time and place
climate
Overall weather in an area over a long period of time
22 terms
World Geography Chapter 2
Weather
Climate
Rotation
Revolution
The condition of the bottom layer of the earth's atmosphere i…
the term used for weather patterns that an area typically exp…
The spinning motion of the earth, like a top on its axis, as…
One complete orbit of the earth around the sun. The earth com…
Weather
The condition of the bottom layer of the earth's atmosphere i…
Climate
the term used for weather patterns that an area typically exp…
34 terms
World Geography and Cultures, Chapter 2
technology
global village
tradition
interdependent countries
the use of science and machines to improve ways of doing things
the sharing of ideas, cultures, and customs around the world
an idea, belief, or custom that people pass down to their dec…
countries that depend on, or need, each other; or affect each…
technology
the use of science and machines to improve ways of doing things
global village
the sharing of ideas, cultures, and customs around the world
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Unit 2 World Geography
geographic representation
map
tsunami
thematic maps
a description or portrayal of the Earth or parts of the Earth
a visual representation of an area
a large sea wave caused by an earthquake, landslide or other…
a map made to reflect particular information about a geograph…
geographic representation
a description or portrayal of the Earth or parts of the Earth
map
a visual representation of an area
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World geography test 2
land forms
geology
plate movement
plate movement
The shape of the land
The study of earths physical structures and the processes tha…
The plates can move apart
The plates can collide
land forms
The shape of the land
geology
The study of earths physical structures and the processes tha…
32 terms
World Geography Ch 2
Magma
Continent
Tectonic Plate
Earthquake
Molten rock beneath the earth's surface
One of seven large landmasses on Earth
A large rigid section of the Earth's crust that is in constan…
A sudden movement of the Earth's crust followed by a series o…
Magma
Molten rock beneath the earth's surface
Continent
One of seven large landmasses on Earth
World Geography 1.2
globe
map
cartographer
map projection
a three-dimensional representation of the earth
a two-dimensional graphic representation of selected parts of…
a mapmaker
a way of mapping the earth's surface that reduces distortion…
globe
a three-dimensional representation of the earth
map
a two-dimensional graphic representation of selected parts of…
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World Geography Vocabulary 2
Thematic Map
Physical Features
Landforms
Plateaus
a map that shows a particular theme, or topic
any natural characteristic of Earth's surface, such as landfo…
any natural feature of Earth's surface that has a distinct sh…
raised area of land, such as a hill or mountain, with a flat…
Thematic Map
a map that shows a particular theme, or topic
Physical Features
any natural characteristic of Earth's surface, such as landfo…
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World Geography Ch. 2
Pale Blue Dot
Fujita Scale
Freezing Point
Boiling Point
Name given to the picture of earth taken from 4 billion miles…
Scale used to measure tornadoes
The point at which liquids become solids- for water 32 F or 0 C
The point at which liquids become vapors- for water 212 F or…
Pale Blue Dot
Name given to the picture of earth taken from 4 billion miles…
Fujita Scale
Scale used to measure tornadoes
World Geography Unit 2 #1
culture
language family
ethnic group
culture region
Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people.
group of languages with a shared but fairly distant origin
people of the same race or nationality who share a distinctiv…
An area in which people have many shared culture traits
culture
Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people.
language family
group of languages with a shared but fairly distant origin
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World Geography ~ Vocabulary 2
Russification
Federation
Taiga
Nation -State
Moved minority people eastward and replaced with Russians
When central government represents various sub-national entit…
Snow Forest- Boreal dominated by ontirous trees.
Country whose population has large amount of homogeneity and…
Russification
Moved minority people eastward and replaced with Russians
Federation
When central government represents various sub-national entit…
10 terms
Abeka World Geography 3.2
Amsterdam
Berlin
Bern
Brussels
capital of the Netherlands
capital of Germany
capital of Switzerland
capital of Belgium
Amsterdam
capital of the Netherlands
Berlin
capital of Germany
World Geography Unit 2
Rust Belt
Tornado Alley
Great Plains (Bread Basket)
Silicon Valley
Formerly known as the Manufacturing Belt, numerous factories…
A large section of the Great Plains from Texas to Nebraska wh…
Grassland prairies that stretch from south central Canada sou…
Home to about 20 of the world's 100 largest high-tech compani…
Rust Belt
Formerly known as the Manufacturing Belt, numerous factories…
Tornado Alley
A large section of the Great Plains from Texas to Nebraska wh…
WORLD GEOGRAPHY - CULTURE #2
Monarchy
Dictatorship
Democracy
Oligarchy
a form of autocracy with a hereditary king or queen exercisin…
a country, government, or the form of government in which abs…
system of government in which leaders rule with consent of th…
system of government in which a small group holds power
Monarchy
a form of autocracy with a hereditary king or queen exercisin…
Dictatorship
a country, government, or the form of government in which abs…
20 terms
Chapter 2 World Geography
weather
climate
rotation
revolution
Condition of earths atmosphere at a particular time and place
Overall weather in an area over a long period of time
Earth spinning on it's axis
Earth's yearly orbit around the Sun
weather
Condition of earths atmosphere at a particular time and place
climate
Overall weather in an area over a long period of time
27 terms
World Geography Unit 2 Physical Geography
Continents
Climate
Barriers
Regions
Several very large landmasses on Earth. Asia, Africa, North A…
Overall weather in an area over a long period of time
Naturally occurring formation or body of water that isolates…
Places on earth grouped together by at least one common featu…
Continents
Several very large landmasses on Earth. Asia, Africa, North A…
Climate
Overall weather in an area over a long period of time
14 terms
World Geography2.2
ocean motion
hydrologic cycle
drainage basin
lake
the continuous circulation of water between the atmosphere, t…
area drained by a major river and its tributaries
a body of (usually fresh )water surrounded by land
ocean motion
hydrologic cycle
the continuous circulation of water between the atmosphere, t…
18 terms
World Geography Chapter 2 Vocabulary
Hydrosphere
Lithosphere
Atmosphere
Biosphere
Part of earth that consists of oceans, lakes, rivers, and oth…
The earths crust
The air we breathe
Part of earth that supports life
Hydrosphere
Part of earth that consists of oceans, lakes, rivers, and oth…
Lithosphere
The earths crust
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Abeka World Geography 2.1
Damascus
Israel
port of Aqaba
Beirut
Syria
modern Middle East nation established in 1948; kibbutz
Jordan
Lebanon
Damascus
Syria
Israel
modern Middle East nation established in 1948; kibbutz
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World Geography Unit 2 Test
St. Lawrence Seaway
Literacy Rate
Death Valley
Great Plains
shipping lane
percentage of people who can read and write
hottest and lowest place in the U.S.
stretches across Central America
St. Lawrence Seaway
shipping lane
Literacy Rate
percentage of people who can read and write
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SITKA WORLD GEOGRAPHY - CULTURE #2
Monarchy
Dictatorship
Democracy
Oligarchy
a form of autocracy with a hereditary king or queen exercisin…
a country, government, or the form of government in which abs…
system of government in which leaders rule with consent of th…
system of government in which a small group holds power
Monarchy
a form of autocracy with a hereditary king or queen exercisin…
Dictatorship
a country, government, or the form of government in which abs…
World Geography Unit 2
Rotation
Revolution
Summer Solstice
Winter Solstice
The earth rotates on its axis once every 24 hours. The earth'…
The earth revolves around the sun every 365 days. The earth's…
When the north pole is tilted toward the sun and the sun rays…
When the south pole is tilted toward the sun and the sun rays…
Rotation
The earth rotates on its axis once every 24 hours. The earth'…
Revolution
The earth revolves around the sun every 365 days. The earth's…
41 terms
World Geography Chapter 2
Alloy
Asthenosphere
Continental Drift
Inner Core
mixture of metallic elements
fluid solid, plastic rocks. Silly putty
theory that all continents had joined together and drifted ap…
> pressure keeps from it melting... > iron cannot melt... > mostly…
Alloy
mixture of metallic elements
Asthenosphere
fluid solid, plastic rocks. Silly putty
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Chapter 2 World Geography
solar system
planets
moons
satellite
the sun and the group of bodies that revolve around it
major bodies that orbit a star and reflect the light from tha…
smaller objects that orbit planets
a body that orbits a larger body
solar system
the sun and the group of bodies that revolve around it
planets
major bodies that orbit a star and reflect the light from tha…
42 terms
unit 2 world geography
Gross National Product (GNP)
Colony
Annex
Cede
the total value of a nation's output of goods and services
a settelment ruled by anoter country
join and merge territory into an existing political unit such…
to give up or transfer, especially by treaty or formal agreem…
Gross National Product (GNP)
the total value of a nation's output of goods and services
Colony
a settelment ruled by anoter country
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World Geography Chapter 2 Vocabulary
deciduous
herbivores
climate
permafrost
trees that shed their leaves when winter approaches
plant-eating animals
refers to an area's temperature and level of precipitation ov…
a layer of soil just below the surface of the tundra
deciduous
trees that shed their leaves when winter approaches
herbivores
plant-eating animals
World Geography Chapter 2
Hydrosphere
Lithosphere
Atmosphere
Planets
the watery areas of the earth, including oceans, lakes, river…
surface land areas of the earth's crust, including continents…
layer of gases that surrounds the Earth
Hydrosphere
the watery areas of the earth, including oceans, lakes, river…
Lithosphere
surface land areas of the earth's crust, including continents…
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Unit 2 World Geography
Assists
Atmosphere
Barriers
Biomes
Factors which support unrestricted movement
The air, layers of gases surrounding Earth
Obstacles, physical or human blocks to movement
Different regions which support various kinds of life (i.e. f…
Assists
Factors which support unrestricted movement
Atmosphere
The air, layers of gases surrounding Earth
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World Geography Module 2
continental drift theory
core
crust
earthquakes
theory that continents were once a single large landmass call…
the layer of the earth that is about 3000 miles below the sur…
the solid layer of the earth that is three to thirty miles be…
shaking movements of the earth's crust
continental drift theory
theory that continents were once a single large landmass call…
core
the layer of the earth that is about 3000 miles below the sur…
World Geography Section 2.
Thematic map
Bias
Acid rain
Agricultural terracing
A map that shows patterns often emphasizing one subject or th…
interpreting and judging phenomena, events, places and people…
precipitation that falls from a sky that is polluted with che…
strips of land cut out of a hillside like stair steps so the…
Thematic map
A map that shows patterns often emphasizing one subject or th…
Bias
interpreting and judging phenomena, events, places and people…
46 terms
World Geography - Chapter 2
Permafrost
Weather
Climate
Rotation
Part if the tundra -... A layer of soil just below the surface t…
The condition of the bottom layer of the earth's atmosphere i…
Weather patterns over a long period of time
Spinning motion through space on its axis
Permafrost
Part if the tundra -... A layer of soil just below the surface t…
Weather
The condition of the bottom layer of the earth's atmosphere i…
33 terms
World Geography Chapter 2
hydrosphere
lithosphere
atmosphere
biosphere
The water areas of the Earth, including oceans, lakes, rivers…
uppermost layer of the Earth that includes the crust, contine…
A think layer of gases that surrounds the Earth.
The part of the Earth where life exists.
hydrosphere
The water areas of the Earth, including oceans, lakes, rivers…
lithosphere
uppermost layer of the Earth that includes the crust, contine…
World Geography 2.2
fresh water
glaciers
surface water
precipitation
water without salt
large areas of slow-moving ice
water that is found in Earth's streams, rivers and lakes
water that falls to Earth's surface as rain, snow, sleet, or…
fresh water
water without salt
glaciers
large areas of slow-moving ice
World Geography Lesson 2
Hydrosphere
Lithosphere
Atmosphere
Biosphere
All the water at and near the surface of the earth, lakes, po…
A rigid layer made up of the uppermost part of the mantle and…
Layers of a mixture of gases that surrounds Earth.
Consists of all life on Earth in which life exists.
Hydrosphere
All the water at and near the surface of the earth, lakes, po…
Lithosphere
A rigid layer made up of the uppermost part of the mantle and…
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World Geography Test#2
reasons why people want to leave a cou…
reasons that attract people to an area…
Water (Rivers, Coast)
Mountains, Deserts
What is a push factor?
What is a pull factor?
What physical feature influences population most?
What physical features isolate people?
reasons why people want to leave a cou…
What is a push factor?
reasons that attract people to an area…
What is a pull factor?
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