Biome crossword puzzle!
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Description

A body of standing water, either natural or artificial, that is usually smaller than a lake
They are found in mountain regions worldwide.
The second-rainiest biome.
A barren area of land where little precipitation occurs and consequently living conditions are hostile for plant and animal life.
An area of variable size filled with water, localized in a basin, that is surrounded by land.
A land area that is saturated with water, either permanently or seasonally, such that it takes on the characteristics of a distinct ecosystem.
A large naturally occurring community of flora and fauna occupying a major habitat.
High rainfall,It has been estimated that there may be many millions of species of plants, insects and microorganisms still undiscovered.
It does not have much animal diversity, especially compared to the Savannah.
A type of biome where the tree growth is hindered by low temperatures and short growing seasons.
A wetland that is forested.
It is characterized by the trees being sufficiently widely spaced so that the canopy does not close.
A body of water with a current, confined within a bed and banks.
The world's largest biome apart from the oceans.
A natural flowing watercourse, it is usually freshwater.
A body of saline water that composes much of a planet's hydrosphere.

Biomes Crossword

Biomes Crossword
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Description

The amount of biomes.
A large area with similar biotic and abiotic factors.
A grassland that has a lot of rainfall during some seasons and very little rainfall in others.
Characterized by very low winter temperatures and short, cool summers.
A non-living thing.
Biomes that are found on land.
A grassland with warm summers and cold winters.
A region that has little or no plant life, long periods without rain, and extreme temperatures: usually found in hot climates.
A living thing.
Gets its name from conifers, the main type of tree that grows there.
Comes from a Latin word that means "to fall off."
Has warm temperatures and high rainfall that allows a lot of plants to grow.
The natural home or environment of an animal, plant, or other organisms.
The temperature and precipitation of a particular area.

Biomes Crossword

Biomes Crossword
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Description

The frozen layer of soil beneath the surface
A large biome covered in grass
Organisms that live at the bottom of the ocean
Little or no rain
A minor biome that has bodies of water such as swamps or marshes
A biome often considered treeless or Arctic
A biome that's found on land is considered ___________
A place where there's a group of plants animals with similar temperatures
A very hot and dry biome
Trees that produce their seeds in cones
A wetland formed when rivers connect with oceans
A type of tundra located at the North and South poles
A type of tundra located near the tops of mountains
A biome with 4 seasons is called a ______________ forest
A type of forest with heavy rainfall
A type of biome often identified as a swampy coniferous forest
The area in a marine biome where it's shallow enough for light to pass through
A type of grassland with lots of shrubs
A climate with mild temperatures is defined as being _____________
A minor biome that has freshwater and saltwater is defined as being _______

Aquatic Biomes Crossword

Aquatic Biomes Crossword
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Description

The ecosystem that blends freshwater with saltwater
A major abiotic factor of aquatic biomes
A major abiotic factor of aquatic biomes
A major abiotic factor of aquatic biomes
Freshwater has very little
Algae and amobas are examples of
Bodies of water surround by land
An area of land saturated with water mor part of the year
Plant found in wetlands
These ecosystems protect nearby land from floods and erosion
An ecosystem that can flow fast or slow
A plant found in rivers or streams
A partially enclosed body of water formed were a river flows into an ocean
A tree that grows in an estuary
Cordgrass has adaptations that help them get rid of excess
This biome includes saltwater ecosystems
The underwater zone from the shore to the edge of the continental shelf
Where the abyssal zone is found
This ecosystem extends from the edge of the continental shelf to its base
A forest found in the marine biome

Landforms and Bodies of Water Crossword

Landforms and Bodies of Water Crossword
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Description

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

Natural Resources Crossword

Natural Resources Crossword
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Description

Another word for farming
Pockets or holes deep underground that are filled with water that has seeped into the soil
Acres of trees planted and managed by people who cut and replant as needed to provide a renewable resource
Plants and animals that we raise for food, pleasure, and the products they produce are
Plants and animals that live naturally in their habitats
Trees that lose their leaves seasonally
a large inland body of water.
Things that are found in nature that can be used by people to satisfy life's needs
a large man-made lake where water is collected and stored
long, ribbon-like waterways that usually flow toward an ocean, lake, bay, or other river.
neither plant nor animals, and they are the substances that make up rocks
a rock that contains something useful, like iron, copper, and zinc
can be replaced in short periods of time
either cannot be replaced, or they take a very long time to replace
an area of land where all the water above and below ground flows to the same place

Landforms Crossword

Landforms Crossword
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Description

an area of wet, soggy land with many pools of water
a large area of water that is surrounded by land
an area of water that is mostly surrounded by land
a major body of water that covers large parts of the earth
a place where water flows over a cliff
a thin waterway that allows water to flow into a lake or ocean
a very small body of water that is surrounded by land
a channel of water that connects two large areas of water
a large area of flat land
a large area of flat land that is raised higher than the land around it
a large, tall, rocky area of land that comes up out of the earth’s surface
a mound of raised land that is smaller than a mountain
a large crack in the earth formed by a river or earthquakes
a narrow strip of land that connects two large areas of land
an area of land that is completely surrounded by water
a strip of land that extends out into a body of water
low, water land that is formed at the mouth of a river
an area of low land between two mountains or hills

Home Sweet Biome Crossword

Home Sweet Biome Crossword
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Description

climate determines what types of plants grow here
this type of factor in the environment is nonliving
features that allow organisms to survive
a biome which has low average temperatures and small amounts of precipitation
this biome has more precipitation than a tundra but has similar temperatures
a type off tree who's thin leaves survive all year long
a biome in which the weather is very dry and receives very little rain
a biome with a variety of grasses and a few trees
this type of grassland has hot summers, cold winters and moderate precipitation
this biome has trees that lose their leaves in the winter
this type of tree's leaves thrives in this forest all year around
this forest has a long cool season and a dry summer
this rain forest biome is warm all throughout the year, and receves a lot of rain
a piece of land that is soaked with water for most of the year
where a river meets a ocean
an ecosystem that includes a water environment
water that has very little salt in it.
a large body of salty water

Aquatic Ecosystems Crossword Puzzle

Aquatic Ecosystems Crossword Puzzle
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Crossword
Description

What measures the amount of salts dissolved in water?
Which aquatic layer has enough sunlight for photosynthesis?
Which aquatic layer is below the the photic zone?
Which aquatic layer is located at the very bottom of a body of water?
What is the shallow, near-shore part of the photic zone called?
What part of the photic zone is home to a rich amount of invertebrates?
What are the areas of land that are flooded with water for part of the year called?
What are the areas that are located near a river and are periodically flooded called?
What forms when freshwater from land drainage meets water from an ocean or inland sea?
What is the vertical flow of cold, nutrient rich water towards the surface of a body of water?
What transports warm water rich in dissolved gases from the surface of the ocean to the depths of the ocean?
What are aquatic ecosystems with a salinity of 0.5 to 30 ppt called?
What is an isolated, U-shaped body of water called?

Geography 1 Crossword

Geography 1 Crossword
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Description

Rivers, mountains, steppes, for example
Weather in a place over a long period of time
One half of the Earth, either Eastern, Western, Northern, or Southern
0 Degrees Longitude
0 degrees latitude
Type of map showing elevation
2-dimensional representation of Earth
Body of land surrounded by water
Extremely dry area with extreme temperatures.
A large body of fresh water surrounded by land
An area of land covered by shallow water, at least some of the time
a vast, flat, treeless Arctic region of Europe, Asia, and North America in which the subsoil is permanently frozen.
a large area of flat unforested grassland in southeastern Europe or Siberia
Narrow strip of land that joins two large areas
large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters
Land surrounded by water on 3 sides
A narrow body of water connecting two larger bodies of water
West coasts in higher middle latitudes of continents, and generally features cool summers and cool (but not cold) winters
Areas of high precipitation, warm year-round, usually near the equator
Warm, wet winters and hot, dry summers
Compass ________: indicates north and south on a map
Areas of low ________________ are close to sea level
Temperatures close to the equator are ____________

Rivers, Lakes, and Oceans Crossword Puzzle

Rivers, Lakes, and Oceans Crossword Puzzle
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Description

The tidal mouth of a large river, where the tide meets the stream.
A small stream that flows into a larger stream.
Material being transported by a river is deposited.
Being eroded by water, wind, or other natural agents.
Matter that settles to a bottom of a liquid.
A body of air or water moving in a definite direction.
Class of naturally occurring solid in organic substances. MINERAL
Winding curve of bend in a river.
An area of land that collects rivers, basins, or seas.
A large lake used as a source of water supply.
A crescent-shaped lake formed in the abounded channel.
A place where a river enters a lake.
A land form that forms from deposition carried by a river.
Land along side river or lake.
An area of low lying ground.