Type
Word Search
Description

rivernile
mediterraneansea
antartic
indian
artic
pacific
Atlantic
waterfall
gulf
streams
dead sea
lake
river
sea
Ocean

Latin America Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Venezuela
Panama
Mexico
Haiti
Cuba
Colombia
Brazil
Bolivia
Atlantic Ocean
Atacama Desert
Sierra Madre Mountains
Andes Mountains
Panama Canal
Pacific Ocean
Gulf of Mexico
Caribbean Sea
Amazon River

Landforms and Bodies of Water Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Part of a large body of water that extends into a shoreline bay
A deep, narrow alley with steep walls. canyon
Body of water completely surrounded by land; usually freshwater. lake
Point of land that extends into a river, lake, or ocean. cape
Area of level land, usually low elevation and often covered with grasses plain
Body of land completely surrounded by water. island
Flat, low land built up from soil carried downstream by a river and deposited at its mouth. delta
Large natural stream that flows through land. river
Low land between hill or mountains. valley
Land along a sea or an ocean. coast
Small stream or river that flows into a larger stream or river. tributary
_____ of a river--Place where a river empties into a larger body of water. mouth
Part of a body of water that extends into a shoreline; larger and deeper than a bay. gulf
Narrow stretch of land connecting two larger land areas. isthmus
Body of land jutting into a lake or ocean, surrounded on three sides by water. peninsula
Area of flat or rolling land at high elevation, about 300 to 3,000 feet high plateau
Land with steep sides that rise sharply from the surrounding land. mountains

Middle East Crossword Puzzle Key

Type
Crossword
Description

Africa’s longest mountain rang Atlas Mountains
Material deposited by rivers Alluvial Soil
a valley, ravine, or channel that is dry except in the rainy season. Wadi
Black Sand Kum
an inorganic chemical and a salt-forming anion of phosphoric acid Phosphate
mountain system in West Asia between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea Caucasus mountains
peninsula of Western Asia situated northeast of Africa on the Arabian plate Arabian Peninsula
The body of water is an extension of the Indian Ocean through the Strait of Hormuz and lies between Iran to the northeast and the Arabian Peninsula to the southwest Persian Gulf
sparsely populated desert region between the Red Sea and the Mediterranean Sea. Sinai Peninsula
a salt lake whose banks are more than 400m below sea level, the lowest point on dry land. Dead Sea
largest enclosed inland body of water on Earth Caspian Sea
endorheic lake lying between Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan Aral Sea
longest river in the world Nile River
eastern member of the two great rivers Tigris River
Western member of two great rivers Euphrates River
a fertile spot in a desert where water is found Oasis
branch of agriculture that deals with raising of livestock. pastoralism
grass cultivated for the edible components of its grain Cereal
desert in Central Asia Kara-kum
largest continuous sand desert in the world Rub' al Khali
largest hot desert and the third largest desert in the world Sahara

Hydrology Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

This is the name when water turns into a gas. Evaporation
When water falls from a cloud. PRECIPITATION
This forms clouds. Condensation
Large bodies of water. Oceans
This is our unit. Hydrology
The biggest ocean on earth. Pacific ocean
The smallest ocean on earth. Artic ocean
Water in the soil or ground. Groundwater
Rain falls from this. Clouds
The solid form of water is______. Ice
Evaporated water. Vapor
How water soaks into the ground. Infiltration
Water evaporating on leaves. Transporation
Water that flows across land. Runoff
Another way of saying the water cycle. Hydrolic CYCLE
One state of matter Gas
A state of matter Liquid
A state of matter. Solid
Bodies of water Rivers
Body of water lake

The Hydrosphere Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Another name given to Earth by astronomers and astrophysicists The Blue Planet
Type of water body ocean
Type of water body lakes
Type of water body pond
Type of water body river
Type of water body creek
Type of water body stream
The mass of water on a planet hydrosphere
Earth's largest source of water oceans
One of Earth's largest sources of freshwater glaciers
The other largest source of freshwater icebergs
Earth's largest source of liquid freshwater groundwater
The interaction between sources of water (2 words) hydrologic cycle
The conversion of liquid water to gaseous water evaporation
Emission of water vapor from plants Transpiration
The process by which water vapor turns into liquid water Condensation
Water falling from the atomosphere as rain, snow, sleet, or hail precipitation
Water that runs along the surface of the land (2 words) Surface runoff
Evaporation and condensation of a mixture to separate out the mixture's individual components distillation
The average time a given molecule of water will stay in a given water source (2 words) residence time
The measure of the quantity of dissolved salt in water salinity
Ocean water that freezes is known as (2 words) sea ice
An iceberg starts as a glacier
A dense, icy pack of snow firn
The water in soil that is not saturated (2 words) soil moisture
The imaginary line between the water-saturated soil and the soil not saturated with water (2 words) water table
The process by which water passes from above the water table to below it percolation
Lake in North America with a high salinity (3 words) Great Salt Lake
The lake in Isreal with a high salinity (2 words) Dead Sea
The cooling of a gas that happens when the gas expands (2 words) adiabatic cooling
Small particles that water vapor condenses on to form clouds (3 words) cloud condensation nuclei
cloud that has formed on the ground fog
mixture of dirt and fog smog
brownish haze from large amounts of industrial and automobile pollution (2 words) photochemical smog

OCEAN CURRENTS CROSSWORD PUZZLE

Type
Crossword
Description

What is a continuous, directed movement of seawater Ocean currents
What is horizontal movement of ocean water that is caused by wind and that occurs at or near the ocean's surface. Surface currents
What is an inertial force (also called a fictitious force)[1] that acts on objects that are in motion relative to a rotating reference frame. Coriolis Effect
What is MOVEMENT OF WATER LIKE A RIVER IN THE MIDDLE OF OCEAN WATER. Deep Ocean currents
What is The movement of deep, cold, and nutrient-rich water to the surface Upwelling
What is (oceanography) a warm ocean current that flows along the equator from the date line and south off the coast of Ecuador at Christmas time El Niño
what is "Normal" year, easterly trade winds and ocean currents pool warm water in the western Pacific, allowing upwelling of nutrient rich water off the West coast of South America. La Niña
What is a subsurface current that is near shore and that pulls objects out to sea ? Undertow
What is A long high sea wave caused by an earthquake or other disturbance ? Tsunami
What is a current that the sun heats from near the equator and near the poles Convection current
What is Flow of warm, oxygen rich water downward to deeper water Downwelling
What is Largest surface current that transports more water than all rivers on Earth combined in a years time and carries large amounts of heat Gulf Stream

Physical Features of Canada Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The largest Great Lake. Lake Superior
This river connects the Great Lakes with the Atlantic Ocean. StLawrence River
The largest ocean of the 7 divisions. Pacific Ocean
The only Great Lake located entirely in the U.S. Lake Michigan
A large area of exposed igneous and high-grade metamorphic rocks that goes through Nunavut, Manitoba, Quebec, Ontario, and the Northwest Territories. Canadian Shield
The smallest Great Lake in surface area. Lake Ontario
The second largest ocean after the Pacific. Atlantic Ocean
The 4th largest Great Lake. Lake Erie
A 2,400 km long mountain range that goes through the U.S. and Canada. Appalachian Mountains
A large body of saltwater in Canada with a surface area of 1,230,000 square kilometers. Hudson Bay
The second largest Great Lake. Lake Huron

Asia Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

It is a 1569 mile long river flowing across India and Bangladesh into the Bay of Bengal Ganges river
It is is the second longest river in China. Yellow river
Its also called the Sindhū River or Abāsīn, is a major south-flowing river in South Asia. Indus River
Is is located in Southeast Asia, flowing 2,703 miles from the Tibetan Plateau to the Mekong Delta into the South China Sea. Mekong River
known in China as the Cháng Jiāng or the Yángzǐ Jiāng, is the longest river in Asia and the third-longest in the world. Yangtze river
It is a bay that forms the northeastern part of the Indian Ocean. bay of bengal
It is the world's third largest ocean covering an area of 28,350,000 square miles. Indian Ocean
It's located between Japan and Korea, along the northeast section of the continent of Asia. Sea of Japan
It is in The Gulf of Tonkin and the Gulf of Thailand are its chief embayments. south china sea
it bounds on a line running from the mouth of the Yangtze River (Chiang Jiang) to Cheju Island off South Korea. yellow sea
It is the largest Asian desert Gobi Desert
Also known as the “Place of Ruins” or the “Sea of Death”, is the largest desert in China, at over 1000km (620mi) long and 400km (250mi) wide. Taklamakan Desert
It stretches across the northeastern portion of India Himalayan mountains
is a peninsula in East Asia. Korean Peninsula
is a populous nation in East Asia whose vast landscape encompasses grassland, desert, mountains, lakes, rivers and more than 14,000km of coastline. china
Southeast Asian nation made up of thousands of volcanic islands, is home to hundreds of ethnic groups speaking many different languages. Indonesia
an island nation in the Pacific Ocean with dense cities, imperial palaces, mountainous national parks and thousands of shrines and temples japan
Democratic People's Republic of Korea, is a country in East Asia, in the northern part of the Korean Peninsula. North Korea
East Asian nation on the southern half of the Korean Peninsula, shares one of the world’s most heavily militarized borders with North Korea. South Korea
Southeast Asian country on the South China Sea known for its beaches, rivers, Buddhist pagodas and bustling cities. Vietnam

Earth's Oceans Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

deep narrow valleys of the ocean floor trench
large, flat basin area of the ocean floor abysassal plain
underwater mountain ranges with sea-floor spreading mid-ocean ridge
underwater volcano or mountain sea mount
steep drop from the continental shelf to the continental rise is called continental slope
The gently sloping area from the shoreline to the continental slope is called continental shelf
is a sound signal bounced off the ocean floor to measure depth sonar
what percent is the earth covered with water 75
what percent of the earth is covered by land 25
what percent of the earth's water has salt in it 71
what percent of water is fresh water 4
This describes how much salt is in the water salinity
rainfall and river runoff create more or less salinity in water less
ice formation and evaporation make more or less salinity in water more
what is water pressure? force
what is the amount of matter in an object density
is a sound signal used by sea and land creatures echolocation
tides, currents, and waves are types of motion
how are surface currents formed wind
salinity, temperature, and constant movement create what? deep-water currents
a powerful warm, swift moving atlantic ocean surface current that flows along the coast of the eastern US and up over Europe gulf stream
what continent is warmer because of the gulf stream europe
what force creates tides gravity

Africa Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

this kingdom stretched from the Atlantic to Lake Chad songhai
large body of water that seperates Europe from Africa mediterranan
according to the ancient Greeks this word meant not cold aphrike
these animals are known as the ships of the desert camels
largest desert located in Africa sahara
country between Egypt and Algeria libya
kingdom had over 200,000 soldiers ghana
island nation on the east coast of Africa madagascar
2nd largest continent africa
another name for grasslands savannah
worth it's weight in gold salt
means hello in swahili jamba
religion in african kingdom of Axum christianity
city in Mali that was the center of learning timbukutu
powerful ruler of Mali mansa musa
city that Mansa Musa travelled to for his hajj Mecca
kingdom of Songhai extended from the Atlantic to lake Chad
Songhi trading center that was located on the Niger river Gao
ocean on the east coast of Africa Indian
African kingdoms became wealthy because of trade