Your SlideShare is downloading. ×
0
Geography Powerpoint
Geography Powerpoint
Geography Powerpoint
Geography Powerpoint
Geography Powerpoint
Geography Powerpoint
Geography Powerpoint
Geography Powerpoint
Geography Powerpoint
Geography Powerpoint
Geography Powerpoint
Geography Powerpoint
Geography Powerpoint
Geography Powerpoint
Geography Powerpoint
Geography Powerpoint
Geography Powerpoint
Geography Powerpoint
Geography Powerpoint
Geography Powerpoint
Geography Powerpoint
Geography Powerpoint
Geography Powerpoint
Geography Powerpoint
Geography Powerpoint
Geography Powerpoint
Geography Powerpoint
Geography Powerpoint
Geography Powerpoint
Geography Powerpoint
Geography Powerpoint
Geography Powerpoint
Geography Powerpoint
Geography Powerpoint
Geography Powerpoint
Geography Powerpoint
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Thanks for flagging this SlideShare!

Oops! An error has occurred.

×
Saving this for later? Get the SlideShare app to save on your phone or tablet. Read anywhere, anytime – even offline.
Text the download link to your phone
Standard text messaging rates apply

Geography Powerpoint

1,216

Published on

This is a powerpoint I share with my students at the beginning of the school year. I like to get them familiar with landforms before we begin Social Studies content.

This is a powerpoint I share with my students at the beginning of the school year. I like to get them familiar with landforms before we begin Social Studies content.

0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
1,216
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
16
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

Report content
Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. GEOGRAPHY TERMS
  • 2. CONTINENT LARGE LAND MASS ON EARTH
  • 3. OCEAN ONE OF THE LARGE BODIES OF SALT WATER
  • 4. BAY BODY OF H20 PARTLY ENCLOSED BY LAND
  • 5. SEA <ul><li>LARGE BODY OF H20 ALMOST ENTIRELY ENCLOSED BY LAND </li></ul>
  • 6. STRAIT NARROW PASSAGE OF H20 CONNECTING 2 LARGER BODIES OF WATER Mediterranean Sea Atlantic Ocean STRAIT
  • 7. TRIBUTARY STREAM FLOWING INTO LARGER STREAM OR RIVER (Think of branches on a tree. Tree trunk = River, Branches = stream
  • 8. DELTA TRIANGULAR-SHAPED, SILT DEPOSIT AT MOUTH OF THE RIVER
  • 9. LAKE SIZABLE INLAND BODY OF WATER
  • 10. LAGOON BODY OF SHALLOW H20 USUALLY CONNECTED TO A LARGER LAKE OR THE SEA
  • 11. CATARACT LARGE WATERFALL or SERIES OF SMALL WATERFALLS IN A ROW
  • 12. FJORD LONG, NARROW ARM OF SEA RUNNING BETWEEN HIGH, ROCKY CLIFFS
  • 13. CAPE POINT OF LAND EXTENDING INTO SEA OR LAKE
  • 14. SOUND <ul><li>LONG AND NARROW BODY OF H20 (BIGGER THAN STRAIT)CONNECTING LARGER BODIES OF H20 </li></ul>
  • 15. PENINSULA PIECE OF LAND ALMOST SURROUNDED BY WATER
  • 16. ISTHMUS PIECE OF LAND CONNECTING 2 LARGER PIECES OF LAND
  • 17. PLATEAU LARGE AREA OF ELEVATED FLAT LAND
  • 18. MESA HIGH, BROAD, FLAT LAND USUALLY WITH SHARP, ROCKY SLOPES DESCENDING TO THE PLAIN
  • 19. ATOLL RING-SHAPED CORAL ISLAND, ALMOST COMPLETELY ENCLOSING A LAGOON
  • 20. ARCHIPELAGO SEA WITH MANY ISLANDS OR THE ISLANDS THEMSELVES
  • 21. TUNDRA TREELESS, OFTEN FROZEN, ARCTIC PLAIN
  • 22. SAVANNA LARGE AREA OF TROPICAL GRASSLAND, COVERED IN PART WITH TREES AND SPINY SHRUBS
  • 23. ESTUARY INLET OF SEA WHERE FRESH WATER FROM RIVERS AND SALT WATER FROM SEA MIX
  • 24. ICEBERG THICK MASS OF ICE,USUALLY FROM A GLACIER, FLOATING IN THE SEA
  • 25. OASIS AN AREA IN THE DESERT MADE FERTILE WITH WATER
  • 26. GEYSER NATURAL HOT SPRING FROM WHICH STEAM, WATER, OR MUD SHOOT INTO THE AIR
  • 27. RIVER LARGE, NATURAL STREAM OF H20 FLOWING INTO LARGER BODY OF WATER
  • 28. CONTINENTAL DIVIDE GREAT RIDGE OF ROCKY MOUNTAIN SUMMITS SEPARATING WEST-FLOWING STREAMS FROM EAST-FLOWING STREAMS
  • 29. LATITUDE DISTANCE ON THE EARTH’S SURFACE MEASURED NORTH OR SOUTH OF THE EQUATOR
  • 30. LONGITUDE DISTANCE ON EARTH’S SURFACE MEASURED EAST OR WEST OF THE PRIME MERIDIAN
  • 31. TROPIC OF CANCER LINE OF LATITUDE IN THE TROPICS AT ABOUT 23 DEGREES NORTH OF THE EQUATOR
  • 32. TROPIC OF CAPRICORN LINE OF LATITUDE IN THE TROPICS AT ABOUT 23 DEGREES SOUTH OF THE EQUATOR
  • 33. EQUATOR LINE OF LATITUDE (0 DEGREES) WHICH IS THE SAME DISTANCE FROM BOTH NORTH AND SOUTH POLES
  • 34. PRIME MERIDIAN THE LINE OF LONGITUDE (0 DEGREES) FROM WHICH LONGITUDE IS MEASURED. IT PASSES THROUGH GREENWICH, ENGLAND
  • 35. CHANNEL A deep strait: It is safe enough for ships to travel because it is very deep.
  • 36. GLACIER A LARGE MASS OF ICE THAT MOVES SLOWLY DOWN A MOUNTAIN OR A VALLEY

×