By: Sofia
A is for altitude!
Altitude is the height
above sea level. The
higher you go, the colder
it gets.
Photo From adventure.how...
 An archipelago is a series of islands that are
next to each other on a body of water.
 Picture from commons.wikimedia.o...
THE ARCTIC CIRCLE IS A PARALLEL
TO THE EQUATOR, 66 DEGREES 32
NORTH.
IT’S PARALLEL TO THE
EQUATOR, BUT IT’S NOT WARM!
Pict...
B is for Border!
A border, is also an
imaginary line that
separates countries. That’s
why you see tollbooths
before you cr...
B is for Bayou!!
A Bayou is alike a swamp, because it mushy and muddy,
but it’s actually at the side of a river or lake or...
 A crag is a large, rigged piece of rock; a
segment of a rock.
Picture from
commons.wikimedia.org
 A chasm is a very deep
gap or crack in the
earth. There’s two cliffs
and they’re at the side,
and you can take a trip
at...
Delta is a deposit of earth and it’s usually three
sided, and collects mouths of rivers. It’s basically
just a huge island...
 A dike is a bank of
earth or a dam that
prevents floods from
the water that’s too
high.
Photo from commons.wikimedia.org
E is for the Eastern
Hemisphere!
The eastern hemisphere is
the eastern part of the
world that’s been separated
by the prim...
F is for Fjord!
A fjord is a long arm of sea, usually formed by glaciers.
Photo from commons.wikimedia.org
F is for Frontier!!
A frontier is the section of a
country that borders
another country.
Photos from commons.wikimedia.org
 Geographic means
when you are
including geography.
Like maps and stuff.
Photo from en.wikipedia.org
 A gulch is a large deep ravine, that usually has
a stream running next to it.
Photo from en.wikipedia.org
G is for Gorge!!!
A gorge is where you have
to cross bridges, and it’s
two cliffs that are far apart
from each other and y...
 A hemisphere, is a section of the Earth That can
be North, South, East, and/or West (Eastern
hem., Western hem., Souther...
I is for Ismuth!
An ismuth is a narrow pice of land that joins two other
larger areas.
Photo from en.wikipedia.org
 An inlet is an
indentation of a
shoreline, usually
long and narrow.
Photo from en.wikipedia.org
 The international date line is the imaginary line
that goes vertically down the earth. That’s why
every country in the w...
J is for Jungle!
A jungle is a bushy area
that thrives with life. Plants
and animals find ways to
inhabit the jungle. The
...
K is for Key!
A key is like a legend on a map. You know those colors on a map on
top of the countries? Well, the key/legen...
 An enclosed chamber in a canal, dam, etc. with
a gate at each end for lowering or raising
vessels.
Photo from en.wikiped...
M is for Mountain
Range!
A mountain range is a
chain of mountains that are
next to each other. For
example, the Alps are a...
 A map is a device
that helps you locate
places. It has
countries, cities,
capitals, and
continents.
Photo from
www.freeg...
N is for North Pole!
The North pole is the coldest place on earth. It’s in the
arctic circle, and is the pole on the north...
 An oasis is a small lake in a hot desert climate.
When you’re in Africa, you’ll see lots of oases.
Photo from en.wikiped...
P is for Prime
Meridian!
The prime meridian is
the imaginary line that
separates the eastern
and western
hemisphere.
Photo...
P is for Plateau!!
A large area of land that usually has higher elevations
that are the same. They may have deep valleys.
...
 The poles are the north and south poles. The
poles are the coldest place on earth. Like
Antarctica.
Photo from en.wikipe...
Q is for Qatar!
Qatar is located in the
northern eastern
hemisphere. It’s in Asia,
not too far from the
equator.
Photo fro...
 A reservoir is a large
lake, but more like a
river. It has some land
beside it, but they’re
very hilly.
Photo from en.wi...
 A reef is a underwater city underwater full of
beautiful coral and it’s a perfect habitat for fish
and other sea creatur...
A scale is the helpful tool on a map that tells you how many inches
are in 1 kilometer on a map so, technically, 1 inch is...
 The southern hemisphere is the southern
section of the world, and it’s where South
America is, and other continents.
Pho...
T is for Time Zones!
A time zone are
imaginary lines going
vertically down the
earth that make each
country have a differe...
 The U.S.A are 50 states that decided to group
together and become one large country. The
flag has 50 stars to represent ...
V is for Valley!
A valley is/are lower land(s) that are between hills or
mountains.
Photo from mojotravel.wordpress.com
W is for Western
Hemisphere!
The western
hemisphere is the
western section of
the world. Australia
is located in the
weste...
 Zenith is the point in the sky directly above the
observer.
Photo from en.wikipedia.org
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  1. 1. By: Sofia
  2. 2. A is for altitude! Altitude is the height above sea level. The higher you go, the colder it gets. Photo From adventure.howstuffworks.com
  3. 3.  An archipelago is a series of islands that are next to each other on a body of water.  Picture from commons.wikimedia.org
  4. 4. THE ARCTIC CIRCLE IS A PARALLEL TO THE EQUATOR, 66 DEGREES 32 NORTH. IT’S PARALLEL TO THE EQUATOR, BUT IT’S NOT WARM! Picture from commons.wikimedia.org
  5. 5. B is for Border! A border, is also an imaginary line that separates countries. That’s why you see tollbooths before you cross into Croatia! Picture from en.wikipedia.org
  6. 6. B is for Bayou!! A Bayou is alike a swamp, because it mushy and muddy, but it’s actually at the side of a river or lake or swamp, etc. But animals still choose to live there! Picture from commons.wikimedia.org
  7. 7.  A crag is a large, rigged piece of rock; a segment of a rock. Picture from commons.wikimedia.org
  8. 8.  A chasm is a very deep gap or crack in the earth. There’s two cliffs and they’re at the side, and you can take a trip at the bottom, and have a nice hike! But sometimes water goes through. But, sometimes, it’s just a drought. Picture from commons.wikimedia.org
  9. 9. Delta is a deposit of earth and it’s usually three sided, and collects mouths of rivers. It’s basically just a huge islands that collects different types of rivers. That’s a lot of water! commons.wikimedia.org
  10. 10.  A dike is a bank of earth or a dam that prevents floods from the water that’s too high. Photo from commons.wikimedia.org
  11. 11. E is for the Eastern Hemisphere! The eastern hemisphere is the eastern part of the world that’s been separated by the prime meridian. The prime meridian goes vertically down the earth. Photo from commons.wikimedia.org
  12. 12. F is for Fjord! A fjord is a long arm of sea, usually formed by glaciers. Photo from commons.wikimedia.org
  13. 13. F is for Frontier!! A frontier is the section of a country that borders another country. Photos from commons.wikimedia.org
  14. 14.  Geographic means when you are including geography. Like maps and stuff. Photo from en.wikipedia.org
  15. 15.  A gulch is a large deep ravine, that usually has a stream running next to it. Photo from en.wikipedia.org
  16. 16. G is for Gorge!!! A gorge is where you have to cross bridges, and it’s two cliffs that are far apart from each other and you have to cross a bridge to get to the other side. Photo from commons.wikimedia.org
  17. 17.  A hemisphere, is a section of the Earth That can be North, South, East, and/or West (Eastern hem., Western hem., Southern hem., and Northern hem.). Photo from commons.wikimedia.org
  18. 18. I is for Ismuth! An ismuth is a narrow pice of land that joins two other larger areas. Photo from en.wikipedia.org
  19. 19.  An inlet is an indentation of a shoreline, usually long and narrow. Photo from en.wikipedia.org
  20. 20.  The international date line is the imaginary line that goes vertically down the earth. That’s why every country in the world has a different time. If you’re in Bosnia, in the states, it’s 6 hours back. The date lines ARE NOT staright! Photo from www.brizweb.com
  21. 21. J is for Jungle! A jungle is a bushy area that thrives with life. Plants and animals find ways to inhabit the jungle. The jungle can be humid, dry, wet, hot, or maybe even a little bit chilly. Photo from www.flickr.com
  22. 22. K is for Key! A key is like a legend on a map. You know those colors on a map on top of the countries? Well, the key/legend helps you find what the color stands for. Photo from commons.wikimedia.org
  23. 23.  An enclosed chamber in a canal, dam, etc. with a gate at each end for lowering or raising vessels. Photo from en.wikipedia.org
  24. 24. M is for Mountain Range! A mountain range is a chain of mountains that are next to each other. For example, the Alps are a mountain range. Photo from www.flickr.com
  25. 25.  A map is a device that helps you locate places. It has countries, cities, capitals, and continents. Photo from www.freegreatpicture.com
  26. 26. N is for North Pole! The North pole is the coldest place on earth. It’s in the arctic circle, and is the pole on the north. Photo from www.flickr.com
  27. 27.  An oasis is a small lake in a hot desert climate. When you’re in Africa, you’ll see lots of oases. Photo from en.wikipedia.org
  28. 28. P is for Prime Meridian! The prime meridian is the imaginary line that separates the eastern and western hemisphere. Photo from commons.wikimedia.org
  29. 29. P is for Plateau!! A large area of land that usually has higher elevations that are the same. They may have deep valleys. Photo from en.m.wikipedia.org
  30. 30.  The poles are the north and south poles. The poles are the coldest place on earth. Like Antarctica. Photo from en.wikipedia.org
  31. 31. Q is for Qatar! Qatar is located in the northern eastern hemisphere. It’s in Asia, not too far from the equator. Photo from de.wikipedia.org
  32. 32.  A reservoir is a large lake, but more like a river. It has some land beside it, but they’re very hilly. Photo from en.wikipedia.org
  33. 33.  A reef is a underwater city underwater full of beautiful coral and it’s a perfect habitat for fish and other sea creatures. Photo from en.wikipedia.org
  34. 34. A scale is the helpful tool on a map that tells you how many inches are in 1 kilometer on a map so, technically, 1 inch is 1 kilometer. Photo from adventure.howstuffworks.com
  35. 35.  The southern hemisphere is the southern section of the world, and it’s where South America is, and other continents. Photo from en.wikipedia.org
  36. 36. T is for Time Zones! A time zone are imaginary lines going vertically down the earth that make each country have a different time. Photo from www.flickr.com
  37. 37.  The U.S.A are 50 states that decided to group together and become one large country. The flag has 50 stars to represent the 50 states. Photo from simple.m.wikipedia.org
  38. 38. V is for Valley! A valley is/are lower land(s) that are between hills or mountains. Photo from mojotravel.wordpress.com
  39. 39. W is for Western Hemisphere! The western hemisphere is the western section of the world. Australia is located in the western hemisphere, and so is the Indian ocean, a bit. www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk Western hemisph ere
  40. 40.  Zenith is the point in the sky directly above the observer. Photo from en.wikipedia.org
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