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Crossword puzzle answer key
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was designed to free lands for pioneer settlement and to prevent violence between americans and indians by seperating them.
this act was quite sucessful in oregon itself and as a result the territory became a state in1859.
this act offered land to any pioneer willing to move to the american west
it was one of the first pioneers to settle north of the Columbia River in Chehalis River Valley.
there was a trail named after him.
he was considered to be one of the orginal founders of the United States.
she arrived in Seattle in 1864 , she was part of a group called Mercer Girls.
he crossed the Oregon trail with his family on the way to Puyallup in 1853.
he was one of Washingtons earliest and most famous pioneers.
it is where ships returned to unload their catch.
this object made it possible to buy salmon for consumption.
this object made it possible to buy fresh salmon for comsumption.
the raising of crops without the benifit of irrigation of water.
this person built, owned,and operated first salmon cannery.
in 1853 he constructed washingtons territorys first steam powered sawmill in Seattle
the meaning of the word is a change in the way goods produced.
it chartered approved the construction of the United States first two transcontinetal railroads the central pacific and union pacific.
one of the first two transcontinental railroads
this person reorganized his railroad and shipping companies.
he finaced the construction of a railroad from wallula on the columbia river to the city of walla walla.
he was to build the railroad tycoon.

freshwater vocabulary Crossword

freshwater vocabulary Crossword
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the area of land that is drained by a river system
the path that a stream follows
any form of water that falls to Earth's surface from the clouds; includes rain, snow, sleet, and hail
the materials carried by a stream
the raising of aquatic plants and animals for human use or consumption
the change of state from a liquid to a gas
the ability of a rock or sediment to let fluids pass through its open spaces, or pores
the volume of water that flows within a given time
a stream that flows into a lake or into a larger stream
the percentage of the total volume of a rock or sediment that consists of open spaces
the water that is beneath the Earth's surface
a well whose water comes from an artesian aquifer
the branch of science concerned with the properties of the earth's water, especially its movement in relation to land.
an area of low-lying ground adjacent to a river, formed mainly of river sediments and subject to flooding
a place where water or oil wells up from an underground source, or the basin or flow formed in such a way.
a large natural or artificial lake used as a source of water supply.
an area of land that does not let water pass through easily
the bed or channel in which a river flows.
water that collects on the surface of the ground.
the property of a solid, liquid, or gaseous chemical substance

The American Revolution Crossword

The American Revolution Crossword
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Benedict Arnold and Ethan Allen captured this fort on Lake Champlain.
The militia stopped the British troops at the ____ Bridge.
Commander in chief of the Continental Army.
Washington attacked the Hessians camped in this New Jersey town on December 26, 1776.
What members of the Massachusetts militia were called
General Cornwallis' troops were bombarded with ____ artillery.
This general formally surrendered on October 17, 1781.
Site of the last significant battle of the American Revolution.
Place where the first shots of the American Revolution were fired.
Battle in New York that helped bring French support to the Americans
German soldiers, some of them Hessians, who were hired to fight for the British.
River that Washington crossed in his retreat to Pennsylvania and his attack on Trenton.
The Continental Army was defeated on ____ ___, Manhattan, and at White Plains, New York.
Battle near Boston where the militia held off two of three British charges.
French ships set up a ____ around Cornwallis' troops in Yorktown.

Water Crossword

Water Crossword
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An underground layer of rock or soil that holds water
An underground water source in which water rises because of the pressure of the weight of the rocks and soil above the aquifer
Place where an organism lives and receives all things it needs to survive
A region of land drained by a river and its tributaries
Having pores or openings that allow water or other liquids to flow through them
When water seeps into rocks and between particles of soil
Water found on the surface of the Earth
Does not allow water to flow through
A large mass of ice moving over land
Water located below Earth's surface
A land area that is covered with a shallow layer of water during some or all of the year
Found in oceans, cannot be drank by humans until after the salt is removed
A lake that stores water for human use
Water we use on earth for cooking, drinking, etc. no salt

Russia / soviet union Crossword

Russia / soviet union Crossword
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longest river in Asia
longest river in Europe
deepest lake
old capital
coldest climate in Russia
between Russia and Alaska
the border of Europe and Asia
capital city
nature reserve
a union
race to space / dominates
leader of the bolshevik revolution
premier of the soviet union
president
government now

Weathering Erosion Surface Water Vocabulary Crossword

Weathering Erosion Surface Water Vocabulary  Crossword
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The breakup of rock due to exposure to process that occur at or near Earth's surface is called
Erosion is the removal and transport of materials by natural agents such as _______ and running water
The breakdown of rock that takes place when a rock is broken into smaller peices of the same material without changing its composition
The breakdown or _________ of a rock that takes place when minerals are changed into different substances is called Chemical Weathering
A mechanical wheathering process in which water freezes in the cracks of a rock and ________ apart is called frost wedging
The wearing away of rock material by grinding action is called
The peeling of surface layers from _______ bedrock is called exfoliation
______ is the chemical reaction of water with other substances
Rainwater that contains unusually high amounts of acids that can be traced back to pollutants, including sulfur dioxide, nitrogen compounds, and carbon dioxide is called
Oxidation is the chemical reaction of ________ with other substances
Mass movement is the _________ transportation of large masses of earth materials by gravity
________ is the slow, often imperceptible, movement of soil down a slope
The downslope movement of water that contains large amounts of suspended clay and silt is called
________ is the higher land that separates one drainage basin from another
All the land that ______ into the river either directly or through its tributaries; a watershed is called drainage basin
________ is sand, pebbles, and boulders that are moved along the bed of a stream and that are too heavy to be carried in suspension
The volume of water that passes a certain point in a stream or river in a given amount of time is called
A river and all of its tributaries
_______ is a state in whk materials carried by a river are stirred up and kept from sinking by the turbulence of stream flow
The slope or incline of an area of land or of a stream is called
A measure of the total amount of sediment a stream can carry is called
A crescent-shaped body of water formed when sediments deposited by a river cut off a meander from the river is called
Broad, looping bends in a river are called
A wide, level area that borders a river and is covered by its water during a flood is called
A measure that describes the maximum size of the particles a stream can carry is called
A fan-shaped deposite that forms when a river flows into a quiet or large body of water, such as a lake, and ocean, or an island sea is called
A stream that runs into another stream or river is called a
All the land that drains into the river either directly or through its tributaries; a drainage basin is called a

Provinces and Territories of Canada Crossword

Provinces and Territories of Canada Crossword
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Which province is directly to the west of Ontario?
Which is the most eastern province of Canada?
Which is the most western province of Canada?
Which territory is directly north of Manitoba?
Which province is sandwiched in between British Columbia and Saskatchewan?
What is smallest province of Canada?
Which province is directly to the east of Alaska?
Which province do you live in?
Which province has a high French population?
Which province is directly north of Alberta and Saskatchewan?
Which province is directly east of Alberta?
The name of this province starts with the letter N and ends with the letter K.
This province is attached to New Brunswick.

Asia Crossword

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

Minnesota Crossword

Minnesota Crossword
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Minnesota official state fish
First state park in Mn
Third largest tribe in U.S.
What tribe was divided in to three different groups
Discovered the source of the Mississippi River
Minnesota is the mother _______ seas
What fort was built on the Mississippi river near Taylors falls
What lake does Mn, Wi, Mi, and Canada share
Northern Minnesota was claimed by what group of people
What popular city is on Lake Superior
What river did fur traders use to travel through Mn
What river is the boundary between Mn and Wi before joining with the Mississippi River
What landmark help developed Minnesota's Metropolitan area
In Mn fishing happens where
The valley is known for creating what agricultural crop in bread baskets
One lake that is shared between only Minnesota and Canada
Minnesota has more than _______ lakes
What type of trade became popular in the 1700's
Southern Mn was part of what purchase
_______________ translates into Whites waters
what is the name of the north east region in Mn between Lake superior, St Louis River, and Canada

weathering and erosion Crossword

weathering and erosion Crossword
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the process of eroding or being eroded by wind, water, or other natural agents
the process of breaking big rocks into little ones. This process usually happens near the surface of the planet
the erosion or disintegration of rocks, building materials, etc., caused by chemical reactions (chiefly with water and substances dissolved in it) rather than by mechanical processes.
is caused by the repeated freeze-thaw cycle of water in extreme climates. Most rocks have small cracks in them, called joints (or, tectonic joints). When it rains, rainwater seeps into these joints. As the day cools and temperatures at night drop below freezing, the water inside the joints freezes.
an area damaged by scraping or wearing away.
the process of rocks wearing there old surface off
the chemical breakdown of a compound due to reaction with water.
ainfall made sufficiently acidic by atmospheric pollution that it causes environmental harm, typically to forests and lakes. The main cause is the industrial burning of coal and other fossil fuels, the waste gases from which contain sulfur and nitrogen oxides, which combine with atmospheric water to form acids.
the process or result of oxidizing or being oxidized.
the movement of surface material caused by gravity.
move slowly and carefully, especially in order to avoid being heard or noticed.
a fluid or hardened stream or avalanche of mud.
separate or be separated into parts
an extent or an area of land where surface water from rain, melting snow, or ice converges to a single point at a lower elevation, usually the exit of the basin
particles in a flowing fluid (usually water) that are transported along the bed.
allow (a liquid, gas, or other substance) to flow out from where it has been confined.
a river thats conected to other rivers
a mixture in which particles are dispersed throughout the bulk of a fluid.
an increase or decrease in the magnitude of a property (e.g., temperature, pressure, or concentration) observed in passing from one point or moment to another.
the maximum amount that something can contain.
a curved lake formed at a former oxbow where the main stream of the river has cut across the narrow end and no longer flows around the loop of the bend.
a winding curve or bend of a river or road.
an area of low-lying ground adjacent to a river, formed mainly of river sediments and subject to flooding.
the ability to do something successfully or efficiently.
a landform that forms from deposition of sediment carried by a river as the flow leaves its mouth and enters slower-moving or standing water. This occurs where a river enters an ocean, sea, estuary, lake, reservoir, or (more rarely) another river that cannot transport away the supplied sediment
a river or stream flowing into a larger river or lake.
an area or ridge of land that separates waters flowing to different rivers, basins, or seas.