A-Z Geography Terms

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A-Z Geography Terms

  1. 1. A-Z GEOGRAPHY By Eugenio
  2. 2. A IS FOR ALTITUDE Photo from commons.wikimedia.org
  3. 3. A IS FOR ARCHIPELAGO An archipelago is a large chain of islands. Photo from commons.wikimedia.org
  4. 4. B IS FOR BAYOU A bayou is an arm, inlet or outlet of a river or lake. Photos from commons.wikimedia.org
  5. 5. B IS ALSO FOR BARREN A barren is land that can’t produce offspring. Photo from commons.wikimedia.org
  6. 6. C IS FOR CLIMATE Climate are the weather conditions of an area during a number of years. Photo from en.wikipedia.org
  7. 7.  Climatologists are scientists that study climate. C IS ALSO FOR CLIMATOLOGISTS Photo from en.wikipedia.org
  8. 8. C IS ALSO FOR CROPLAND Cropland is land suitable for cultivation of crops. Photo from commons.wikimedia.org
  9. 9. A desert is a region so dry because of no precipitation. D IS FOR DESERT Photo from commons.wikimedia.org
  10. 10. Environment are your natural surroundings. E IS FOR ENVIRONMENT Photo from commons.wikimedia.org
  11. 11. E IS ALSO FOR EQUATOR The Equator is the line of latitude that separates the Northern Hemisphere from the Southern Hemisphere. Photo from commons.wikimedia.org
  12. 12. F IS FOR FOREST A forest is a large area full of trees and vegetation. Photo from www.landscape-photo.net
  13. 13. F IS FOR FAHRENHEIT Fahrenheit is a temperature scale. Photo from en.wikipedia.org
  14. 14. F IS ALSO FOR FJORD A fjord is a Norwegian word for a mountainside leaning to the sea. Photo from commons.wikimedia.org
  15. 15. A glacier is a body of ice moving slowly down a mountain. G IS FOR GLACIER Photo from commons.wikimedia.org
  16. 16. Geography is a study that deals with the Earth’s surface. G IS ALSO FOR GEOGRAPHY Photo from commons.wikimedia.org
  17. 17. A hemisphere is northern or southern or eastern or western of the equator and prime meridian. H IS FOR HEMISPHERE Photo from en.m.wikipedia.org
  18. 18. The horizon is the upper junction between the Earth and the sky. H IS ALSO FOR HORIZON Photo from en.m.wikipedia.org
  19. 19. An iceberg is a large floating mass of ice. I IS FOR ICEBERG Photo from commons.wikimedia.org
  20. 20. Water that is in the Earth and comes out. J IS FOR JUVENILE WATER Photo from commons.wikimedia.org
  21. 21. A knoll is a small round hill. K IS FOR KNOLL Photo from www.geograph.org.uk
  22. 22. Latitude is the distance north or south from the Earth’s equator by 90 degrees. L IS FOR LATITUDE Photo from commons.wikimedia.org
  23. 23. Landform is a natural feature on the Earth’s surface. L IS ALSO FOR LANDFORM Photo from commons.wikimedia.org
  24. 24. A mountain is a tall body of land going up. M IS FOR MOUNTAIN Photo from commons.wikimedia.org
  25. 25. A person relating to nomads. N IS FOR NOMADIC Photo from commons.wikimedia.org
  26. 26. An oasis is a small lake or body of water in the middle of a desert. O IS FOR OASIS Photo from commons.wikimedia.org
  27. 27. A peninsula is a land with water around three fourths of the sides. P IS FOR PENINSULA Photo from commons.wikimedia.org
  28. 28. Rain snow, and stuff like that. P IS FOR PRECIPITATION Photo from www.fotopedia.com
  29. 29. An excavation or pit usually open to air. Q IS FOR QUARRY Photo from en.m.wikipedia.org -
  30. 30. A region is an area of land, a city or a place. R IS FOR REGION Photo from en.wikipedia.org
  31. 31. A savanna is a flat, treeless, grassland of warm areas. S IS FOR SAVANNA Photo from commons.wikimedia.org
  32. 32. A slope is a part of the Earth’s surface forming a natural incline. S IS ALSO FOR SLOPE Photo from commons.wikimedia.org
  33. 33. A tundra is a cold treeless area, usually in the Arctic. T IS FOR TUNDRA Photo from commons.wikimedia.org
  34. 34. Urban means relating to or in a city. U IS FOR URBAN Photo from commons.wikimedia.org
  35. 35. A volcano is a mountain with a crater on it where lava can come out of. V IS FOR VOLCANO Photo from en.wikipedia.org
  36. 36. A waterfall is water falling from the top of a cliff because there is a river. W IS FOR WATERFALL Photo from commons.wikimedia.org
  37. 37. Weather is if the temperature is hot cold, there is rain or if its sunny. W IS ALSO FOR WEATHER Photo from sizer92.deviantart.com
  38. 38. A plant that grows under dry conditions. X IS FOR XEROPHYTIC Photo from commons.wikimedia.org
  39. 39. A crest of rock formed by the wind. Y IS FOR YARDANG Photo from geology.about.com
  40. 40. Turning an area into zones, city planning. Z IS FOR ZONING Photo from commons.wikimedia.org

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