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Vast body of salt water that covers almost three fourths of the earth’s surface ocean
A sand hill or sand ridge formed by the wind dune
A small fertile green area in a desert region, usually having a spring or a well Oasis
Extended mass of ice formed from snow falling and accumulating over the years and moving very slowly Glacier
Land formation, less extensive than a plateau, having steep walls and a relatively flat top mesa
A body of water forming an indentation of the shore, larger than a cove, smaller than a gulf bay
A nearly flat deposit of branches of the mouth of a river into the sea. delta
A natural stream of water of fairly large size flowing in a definite course river
Low wet land, often treeless, growth of grasses and cattails marsh
Deep valley with steep side, often with a stream canyon
A stream that flows to a larger stream or other body of water tributary
A ridge of rocks or sand, often of coral debris, at or near the surface of the water reef
a steep flow of water in a water course from a height waterfall
An expanse of sand or pebbles along a shore beach
An isolated hill or mountain rising abruptly above the surrounding land butte
A long, narrow arm of the sea bordered by steep cliff, usually formed by glacial erosion fjord
Narrow strip of land, connecting two larger bodies of land, surrounded on both sides by water isthmus

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Landforms and Bodies of Water Crossword

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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

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Geography Terms Crossword

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is the height of an area, measured from sea level. Altitude
is a body of water that is partly enclosed by land. Bay
is a deep valley with very steep sides often carved from the Earth by a river Canyon
is a hill or a ridge made of sand. Dunes are shaped by the wind, and change all the time. Dune
is an imaginary circle around the earth, halfway between the north and south poles. Equator
is a natural hot spring that occasionally sprays water and steam above the ground. Geyser
is a part of the ocean (or sea) that is partly surrounded by land (it is usually larger than a bay). Gulf
is the half of the Earth that is north of the equator. Northern Hemisphere
is a large body of salt water that surrounds a continent. Ocean
is a body of land that is surrounded by water on three sides. Peninsula
is a large, flat area of land that is higher than the surrounding land Plateau
The meridian at 0 degrees longitude. prime meridian
is a narrow body of water that connects two larger bodies of water. Strait
is a low place between mountains. valley

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OCEANOGRAPHY CROSSWORD PUZZLE

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Below sea level BASIN
mean flow current
underwater landmass CONTINENTALSHELF
seaward border of the continental shelf continental slope
steep depressions in the deepest parts of the ocean trench
underwater plain on the deep ocean floor abyssal plain
underwater mountains that rise hundreds or thousands of feet from the seafloor. seamount
A wide, gentle incline from an ocean bottom to a continental slope. continental rise
studies the ocean oceanography
an underwater mountain system formed by plate tectonics mid-ocean ridge
underwater vehicles submersible
shallow body of water separated from a larger body of water by barrier islands or reefs lagoon
fluids exiting through diffuse flows are usually cooler, less toxic sea floor vent
partially enclosed coastal body of brackish water with one or more rivers or streams flowing into it estuary
aquatic drifting organisms which means they are incapable of swimming against the current and instead plankton

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Landforms and Bodies of Water Crossword

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A continuous body of salt water, usually a region within and ocean. Sea
A large or small body of water surronded by land. Lake
A narrow passage of water between two larger bodies of water. Strait
A large natural stream of water. River
A man-mad water way or channel. Canal
An angular deposit of soil at the mouth of a river. Delta
One of seven large land masses. Continent
A narrow strip of land connecting two larger masses of land. Isthmus
A long projection of land into water and surronded by water on three sides. Peninsula
A land mass smaller than a continent surronded by water. Island
The sea shore Coast
A natural elevation of the earth's surface greater in height than a hill. Mountain
An extensive level of treeless land. Plain
Elevated piece of flat land, generally longer than a mile. Plateau
A long narrow lowland between ranges of mountains or hills. Valley
An opening in the earth's surface that lava, gas, & ash are ejected. Volcano
An extensive area of rolling grassland. Prairie
A large body of salt water that surronds a continent. Ocean
A large mass of slow moving ice. Glacier
A small body of water surronded by land. Pond

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Landforms Crossword

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

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OCEAN CURRENTS CROSSWORD PUZZLE

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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

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Landform Review Crossword

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area of land that is completely surrounded by water Island
large, flat area of land Plain
area of flat land that is higher than the land around it Plateau
narrow strip of land with water on both sides that connects two large areas of land Isthmus
strip of land that sticks out into a body of water; area of land mostly surrounded by water Peninsula
an opening in the earth's crust from which lava flows Volcano
large mound of land with a rounded top; smaller than a mountain Hill
a large crack in the ground made by a river or series of earthquakes Canyon
large, tall mass of rock with steep sides; taller than hills Mountain
low land between hills or mountains Valley

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Geography 1 Crossword

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

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Geographic Features Crossword

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completely surrounded by land lakes
water that flows along a certain path rivers
rivers or streams that flow into larger bodies of water tributaries
oceans or sea that are partially surrounded by land gulfs and bays
land that rise above the surrounding land mountains
area of land, usually rounded in shape hills
large flat areas of land with very few trees plains
areas of flat land rising above the surrounding land plateaus
bodies of land which are completely surrounded by water islands
land that is mostly surrounded by water or that extend into a body of water peninsulas
established along rivers and other waterways trade routes
quickly sprang up along trade routes cities and towns
developed as people found land suitable for farming agricultural regions
made possible by the rivers and oceans located on both the eastern and western coasts fishing industries

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Weathering Crossword

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the breaking down of rock by mechanical action of an other rock ABRASION
when strong acids fall to Earth they are called ACIDPRECIPITATION
the process by which rock is broken down by physical changes PHYSICALWEATHERING
the breakdown of rock by physical and chemical changes WEATHERING
the process when the outer layers of rock slowly peel away EXFOLIATION
the breaking down and wearing away of rock material by the mechanical action of other rock ABRASION
the breakdown of rocks by chemical reactions CHEMICALWEATHERING
the process by which other chemical combine with oxygen OXIDATION
a common feature in cave systems STALACTITES
a common feature in cave systems STALAGMITES
the process by which by which sediment is moved to one place to another EROSION
the process by which eroded material is dropped DEPOSITION
layers of deposited sediment can form a flat area called a FLOODPLAIN
streams often deposits their loads in a fan-shaped pattern DELTA
a fan-shaped deposit that forms on dry land ALLUVIALFAN
the water located within the rocks below Earth's surface GROUNDWATER
is a place where land and a body of water meet SHORELINE
an area of shorelinethat is made up ofmaterial deposited by waves and currents BEACH
an underwater or exposed ridge of sand, gravel, or shell material SANDBAR
a long narrow island usally made of sand BARRIERISLAND
mounds of wind-deposited sands are called DUNES
deposites of this windblown, finegrained sediment LOESS
a large mass of moving ice GLAICER
the general term for all materials carried and deposited by a glaicer GLACIERDRIFT
slow movement of material downslope CREEP
happens when loose rocks fall down a steep slope ROCKFALL
the sudden movement of a large amount of material downslope LANDSLIDE
a rapid movement of a large mass of mud is called MUDFLOW

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