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Abeka World Geography Physical Map for Test 3
Iberian Peninsula
English Channel
North Sea
Norwegian Sea
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2
3
4
Iberian Peninsula
1
English Channel
2
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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 A Unit 1 Exploring Geography Chapter 3 Physical Geography
The immense pressure that it is under
Pangaea
Leaching
Planting trees throughout the flood zone
The earth's inner core reaches temperatures that are at times…
The map represents the Earth about 225 million years ago. Wha…
After months of heavy rain, a farmer noticed a steady drop in…
Which of the following could help prevent flood waters from r…
The immense pressure that it is under
The earth's inner core reaches temperatures that are at times…
Pangaea
The map represents the Earth about 225 million years ago. Wha…
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World Geography Physical Geography
Orbit
Revolution
Axis
Rotation
the curved path of a celestial object or spacecraft around a…
is the movement of one object around a center or another obje…
the line about which a rotating body, suchas the earth, turns.
the action of rotating around an axis or center.... "the moon m…
Orbit
the curved path of a celestial object or spacecraft around a…
Revolution
is the movement of one object around a center or another obje…
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World Geography - Chapter 3: The Human and Physical World
Weather
Climate
Axis
Revolution
Condition of the atmosphere in one place during a short perio…
Weather patterns typical for an area over a long period of time
An imaginary line that runs through the center of the Earth b…
In astronomy, the Earth's yearly trip around the sun, taking…
Weather
Condition of the atmosphere in one place during a short perio…
Climate
Weather patterns typical for an area over a long period of time
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World Geography - Physical Geography
Mechanical Weathering
Frost Wedging
Frost Wedging is most likely to occur…
Root Wedging
Rock is actually broken or weakened physically.
Water freezes to ice in a crack in the rock.
Freezing; intense
Seeds take root in crack in rocks.
Mechanical Weathering
Rock is actually broken or weakened physically.
Frost Wedging
Water freezes to ice in a crack in the rock.
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World Geography Physical Features
Peninsula
Strait
Cliff
Canyon
A piece of land that is surrounded by water on three sides.
A narrow passage of water connecting two large bodies of water
A high, steep face of rock or earth.
A deep valley with steep sides or cliffs.
Peninsula
A piece of land that is surrounded by water on three sides.
Strait
A narrow passage of water connecting two large bodies of water
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World Geography: Physical geography
Shell coating Earth, Hard rock, 900° F…
Gooey inside, Molten-ish rock, Convect…
Semi-solid iron and nickel, 7,500° F t…
"building"
Crust
Mantle
Core
Tectonic
Shell coating Earth, Hard rock, 900° F…
Crust
Gooey inside, Molten-ish rock, Convect…
Mantle
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World Geography Physical Geography
Pangaea
Weathering
Orographic effect
El Niño
A giant land mass of all the continental plates
A process that causes changes in rocks and soil by being expo…
Storms blow off the coast and over mountain ranges.
It is the reversal of wind and weather patterns that occurs e…
Pangaea
A giant land mass of all the continental plates
Weathering
A process that causes changes in rocks and soil by being expo…
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Physical Geography Map Quiz 3# - World Ranges
Alps
Andes Mountains
Atlas Mountains
Carpathians Mountains
Alps
Andes Mountains
25 terms
Muslim World Physical Geography
Bosporus Strait
Strait of Gibraltar
Suez Canal
Strait of Hormuz
Links the Mediterranean and Black Seas.
Narrow waterway that separates Europe from Africa by 8 miles
A ship canal in northeastern Egypt linking the Red Sea with t…
This narrow waterway between the Gulf of Oman and the Persian…
Bosporus Strait
Links the Mediterranean and Black Seas.
Strait of Gibraltar
Narrow waterway that separates Europe from Africa by 8 miles
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World Geography (Physical World)
Solar System
Four Spheres of the Earth
Layers of the Earth
Plate Tectonics
sun and all the objects that revolve around it
Hydrosphere, Atmosphere, Lithosphere, Biosphere
Crust, Mantle, Outet Core, Inner Core
physical process that makes many of the Earth's physical feat…
Solar System
sun and all the objects that revolve around it
Four Spheres of the Earth
Hydrosphere, Atmosphere, Lithosphere, Biosphere
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unit 3 Physical Systems World Geography
Hydrosphere
Lithosphere
Atmosphere
Biosphere
the watery areas of the Earth, including oceans, lakes, river…
uppermost layer of the Earth that includes the crust, contine…
a thin layer of gases that surrounds the Earth
the part of the Earth were life exist
Hydrosphere
the watery areas of the Earth, including oceans, lakes, river…
Lithosphere
uppermost layer of the Earth that includes the crust, contine…
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The physical world Geography Vocabulary
Weather
Climate
MELCO
Equator
The daily condition of the atmosphere based on temperature an…
Weather of an area measured over an extended period of time (…
Factors that effect climate: Mountain barriers,Elevation,Latt…
The meridian that marks zero degrees lattitude
Weather
The daily condition of the atmosphere based on temperature an…
Climate
Weather of an area measured over an extended period of time (…
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World Map/Physical Geography
Geography
Distortion
Projections
Satellite images
the study of human and nonhuman features of Earth
this happens when you show our round earth on a flat surface
Mapmakers use this to show flat images of Earth's rounded sur…
pictures taken from orbit
Geography
the study of human and nonhuman features of Earth
Distortion
this happens when you show our round earth on a flat surface
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World Geography (Physical Features)
Amazon River
Andes Mountains
Rocky Mountains
Bering Strait
Connects Russia and Alaska
Amazon River
Andes Mountains
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Geography - A physical world
Inner Core
Mantle
Outer Core
Crust
the hottest part in the earth
is the widest section in the earth, made up of semi molten rock
liquid layer made up of iron and nickel
is the outer layer of the earth, 0-60km thick
Inner Core
the hottest part in the earth
Mantle
is the widest section in the earth, made up of semi molten rock
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physical world geography of europe
Glaciation
Fjord
Geothermal energy
Hot spring
A process by which glaciers forms and spread
A long, steep- sided glacial valley now filled by seawater
A form of energy conversion that captures heat from energy wi…
A spring whose water issues at a temperature higher than that…
Glaciation
A process by which glaciers forms and spread
Fjord
A long, steep- sided glacial valley now filled by seawater
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World Geography A Unit 1 Exploring Geography Chapter 3 Physical Geography
The immense pressure that it is under
Pangaea
Leaching
Planting trees throughout the flood zone
The earth's inner core reaches temperatures that are at times…
The map represents the Earth about 225 million years ago. Wha…
After months of heavy rain, a farmer noticed a steady drop in…
Which of the following could help prevent flood waters from r…
The immense pressure that it is under
The earth's inner core reaches temperatures that are at times…
Pangaea
The map represents the Earth about 225 million years ago. Wha…
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Physical Geography Test #3
Air Mass
Source Region
Maritime Equatorial (mE)
Maritime Tropical (mT)
A huge body of air that has similar temperature, humidity, an…
the area over which the air mass forms
...
A type of air mass that is warm and humid. usually forms over…
Air Mass
A huge body of air that has similar temperature, humidity, an…
Source Region
the area over which the air mass forms
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Physical World Geography
Plate Tectonics
Plate Boundaries- Transform
Plate Boundaries-Divergent
Plate Boundaries- Convergent
• Earths crust is composed of tectonics plates ... • Plate movem…
San Andreas Fault Line
Mid-Atlantic Ridge
Himalayan Mountains
Plate Tectonics
• Earths crust is composed of tectonics plates ... • Plate movem…
Plate Boundaries- Transform
San Andreas Fault Line
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World Geography Physical Systems
Operations that produce, maintain, and…
Sphere that includes hurricanes, dust…
Sphere that includes plate tectonics,…
Sphere that includes the circulation o…
Physical Processes
Atmosphere
Lithosphere
Hydrosphere
Operations that produce, maintain, and…
Physical Processes
Sphere that includes hurricanes, dust…
Atmosphere
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World Regional Geography Exam 3 South Asia Physical Geography
Indian Subcontinent
Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal…
mountains, Indo Gangetic Plains, Penin…
Himalayas, Hindu Kush, Karakorum
South Asia is often referred to as the...
Compromised of....
South Asia is roughly divided into what 4 physical regions?
Give examples of mountain ranges
Indian Subcontinent
South Asia is often referred to as the...
Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal…
Compromised of....
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Geography-the physical world
Hyrdosphere
Lithosphere
Atmosphere
Biosphere
Oceans lakes rivers and other bodies of water make up this pa…
Where makes up a part of the earth called
The area for this part of earths this, a layer of gases exten…
The part of the earth that supports life
Hyrdosphere
Oceans lakes rivers and other bodies of water make up this pa…
Lithosphere
Where makes up a part of the earth called
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World Geography Test #3
government ruled by the people
government ruled by a king or queen
Democratic Republic
one person rules and the power is take…
What is a Democracy?
What is a Monarchy?
What type of government does the U.S. have?
What is a Dictatorship?
government ruled by the people
What is a Democracy?
government ruled by a king or queen
What is a Monarchy?
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Physical Geography of Africa from World Geography
Congo River
Niger River
Nile River
Zambezi River
Congo River
Niger River
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World Geography Physical Features
A narrow, winding ocean inlet that pen…
A narrow passage of water connecting t…
A narrow, low ridge of rock or coral t…
Upper river springs, streams, and trib…
Fjord
Strait
Reef
Head waters.
A narrow, winding ocean inlet that pen…
Fjord
A narrow passage of water connecting t…
Strait
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Physical Map of Africa (World Geography)
Sahel
Zambezi River
Congo River
Namibia Desert
Sahel
Zambezi River
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Africa physical quiz (world geography)
Nile River
Mount Kilamanjaro
Atlas Mountains
Niger River
Nile River
Mount Kilamanjaro
12 terms
World Geography: Understanding Physical Geography
Analyze the image below and answer the…
Analyze the image below and answer the…
The Red Sea is a body of water formed…
Analyze the photo below and answer the…
gulf
isthmus
divergent plate
peninsula
Analyze the image below and answer the…
gulf
Analyze the image below and answer the…
isthmus
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Geography 3: Patterns in Physical Geography
spheres
humanity
lithosphere
Lithos
Geographers divide the physical environment into "_."
The environment impacts_; it impacts the environment.
The _ refers to the mineral world.
"_" is Greek for "stone."
spheres
Geographers divide the physical environment into "_."
humanity
The environment impacts_; it impacts the environment.
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Geography-Bee: Physical & World Geography
What is the name of the winds near the…
What is the term for the average weath…
What is the term for a narrow, natural…
Which agent of erosion creates V-shape…
trade winds
climate
channel
rivers
What is the name of the winds near the…
trade winds
What is the term for the average weath…
climate
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Physical geography of part of the world
Rivers
-wadis
Mountain ranges
-kums
Jorden, Nile, Tigris, Euphrates, and Shatt-Al Arab.
Dry stream beds that flood during infrequent rain storms. Can…
Atlas, Asir, and Caucasus.
Deserts found in Central Asian countries.
Rivers
Jorden, Nile, Tigris, Euphrates, and Shatt-Al Arab.
-wadis
Dry stream beds that flood during infrequent rain storms. Can…
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World Geography: Major physical features
Continents
Major Oceans
East Asian Seas
Middle East Seas
North America, South America, Africa, Europe, Asia, Australia…
Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Arctic, Antarctic
south china sea
arabian sea, red sea, persian gulf
Continents
North America, South America, Africa, Europe, Asia, Australia…
Major Oceans
Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Arctic, Antarctic
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Chapter 3 World Geography
culture
population density
birthrate
immigrant
Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people.
Number of individuals per unit area
Number of live births per 1000 population in a given year.
A person who comes to a country where they were not born in o…
culture
Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people.
population density
Number of individuals per unit area
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Physical Geography Set #3
Plate Tectonics
polder
precipitation
Ring of Fire
Alfred Wegener's scientific theory that explains how Earth's…
land reclaimed from the sea in the Netherlands... This land is…
when water falls from the clouds; often as rain, snow or hail
area around the Pacific Ocean where many earthquakes and volc…
Plate Tectonics
Alfred Wegener's scientific theory that explains how Earth's…
polder
land reclaimed from the sea in the Netherlands... This land is…
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World Geography Europe Physical Geography
Scandinavian Peninsula
Balkan Peninsula
Iberian Peninsula
Volga River
Norway, Sweden, Finland
Contains Gree
Spain and Portugal
In Russia, very important, longest river in Europe
Scandinavian Peninsula
Norway, Sweden, Finland
Balkan Peninsula
Contains Gree
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Physical Features-World Geography
Continent
Ocean
Island
Sea
A large land mass that's part of the Earth's crust
Largest part of Earth's surface divided into 4 smaller oceans
A landmass smaller than a continent and completely surrounded…
One of the larger bodies of salt water but smaller than an oc…
Continent
A large land mass that's part of the Earth's crust
Ocean
Largest part of Earth's surface divided into 4 smaller oceans
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World Geography Physical Features
Land Mountain Peak
Hill
Pass/Gap
Canyon
Top of a mountain
An area of land, usually rounded in shape, that is higher tha…
A ravine or pass in a mountain range
A deep narrow valley w/ steep sides, often w/ a stream runnin…
Land Mountain Peak
Top of a mountain
Hill
An area of land, usually rounded in shape, that is higher tha…
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Geography physical world
Delta
Moraine
Ring of Fire
Loess
A low triangular area where a river divides before entering a…
Parallel ridges of debris deposited along sides of a glacier
String of volcanic sites sites and earthquake activity that a…
A loamy deposits formed by wind, usually yellowish and calcar…
Delta
A low triangular area where a river divides before entering a…
Moraine
Parallel ridges of debris deposited along sides of a glacier
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the physical world, geology and geography
nothingness, the void
outer space
the heavens, the skies
the celestial body
das Nichts
der Weltraum
der Himmel
der Himmelskörper
nothingness, the void
das Nichts
outer space
der Weltraum
26 terms
World Geography-Asia Physical Map
Himalaya Mountains
Tian Shan
Hindu Kush
Mt.Everest
...
Himalaya Mountains
Tian Shan
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Geography Chapter 2 Physical World Section 2&3
What is Earth's super-hot inner core m…
Continental drift is the theory that e…
Mountains are created when what happens?
-when sea plates collide with continen…
iron and nickel
how continents are moving apart
continental plates collide
accretion(subduction)
What is Earth's super-hot inner core m…
iron and nickel
Continental drift is the theory that e…
how continents are moving apart
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Physical Features of Geography 3
plateau
prairie
rain forest
river
a flat area of land that is higher than the land around it
a region of flat or hilly land covered by tall grasses
a large, very dense forest in a region where rain is very hea…
a large stream of water that flows over land into a lake, oce…
plateau
a flat area of land that is higher than the land around it
prairie
a region of flat or hilly land covered by tall grasses
23 terms
Europe: Physical Map (World Geography)
Iberian Peninsula
Italian Peninsula
Scandinavian Peninsula
Balkan Peninsula
Iberian Peninsula
Italian Peninsula
36 terms
World Geography Physical map Review
Lake Maricaibo
Llanos
Andes
Lake Titicaca
Lake in northern South America
Plains in northern South America
Mountains in western South America
Lake in western South America
Lake Maricaibo
Lake in northern South America
Llanos
Plains in northern South America
58 terms
world geography (physical Europe)
Reykjavik
dublin
london
madrid
the capital of iceland
ireland's capital
the capital of england
the capital of spain
Reykjavik
the capital of iceland
dublin
ireland's capital
52 terms
Geography Vocabulary For Physical World
Tundra
Canopy
Savana
Desert Scrub
Area near Arctic Circle
Uppermost branches of a forest
Park like area with scattered trees
Desert Vegetation
Tundra
Area near Arctic Circle
Canopy
Uppermost branches of a forest
11 terms
World Geography Final - Physical Geography
Reason's for the Earth's season
Equinox
Solstice
Biome
- The Earth's tilt... - The distance away from the sun... - Rotatio…
- twice a year when night and day are the same
- time when the sun reaches its highest point, and lowest poi…
- a large naturally occurring community of flora and fauna in…
Reason's for the Earth's season
- The Earth's tilt... - The distance away from the sun... - Rotatio…
Equinox
- twice a year when night and day are the same
7 terms
AP World History (Period 3) Physical Geography- Mr. Martin MBHS
Bosporus, Dardenelles
Hawaiian Islands
Italian Peninsula
Iberian Peninsula
Bosporus, Dardenelles
Hawaiian Islands
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