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A LARGE BODY OF SALT WATER OCEAN
A HUGE SHEET OF ICE THAT MOVES SLOWLY ACROSS THE LAND GLACIER
A LARGE AREA OF FLAT OR NEARBY FLAT LAND PLAIN
THE MOVING OF GOODS OR PEOPLE FROM ONE PLACE TO ANOTHER TRANSPORTATION
THE PLACE WHERE A RIVER BEGINS SOURCE
ANY RIVER THAT FLOWS INTO ANOTHER, LARGE RIVER TRIBUTARY
THE LOW LAND BETWEEN HILLS OR MOUNTAINS, OFTEN WITH A RIVER AT THE BOTTOM VALLEY
THE PLACE WHERE A RIVER EMPTIES INTO AN OCEAN, LAKE, OR A LARGER RIVER MOUTH
ANY OF THE SHAPES THAT MAKE UP EARTH'S SURFACE LANDFORM
A LANDMASS THAT RISES WELL ABOVE ITS SURROUNDING AREA, GENERAL WITH STEEP AND ROCKY SIDES TOWARD THE TOP MOUNTAIN

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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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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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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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Introduction to Geography Crossword

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a landform; high, flat land plateau
lines that go from north to south longitude
This geography theme answers the question "What is it like there?" place
a large body of land; there are seven of these continent
--- location is where a place lies in relation to another place relative
lines that go from east to west latitude
--- location is the exact point a place lies; it can be determined by latitude and longitude absolute
This is an area in which the people or places share something important, like language, religion, and natural resources region
--- is the continent at the southern most tip of the earth antarctic
The --- Ocean is directly south of Asia indian
The prefix of this word means "earth" and the root means "write" geography
"Where is this place?" is the question one asks when applying this theme location
The theme of human-environmental --- tells how people use and change a place, particularly its natural resources interaction
This continent is directly west of Asia and actually shares the same land mass europe
The study of the earth's surface, including the rocks of which it is composed geology

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World Geography Crossword

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The exact latitude and longitude at which a place is found absolute location
High flat plains where the Andes are widest altiplanos
Located in south Ameria and drains the Amazon Basins amazon river
Mountain range running along the western edge of South America, world's longest mountain range andes
Latin American forces were led across the Andes to win independence for Chile and Peru argentinain dependendance
Dense continuous layer of leaves canopy
The Atacama desert is one of the ______ places in the world driest
A community of plants and animals that depends upon one another and heir surrounding ecosystem
An ____ is a place where a tide meets a river current estuary
Caused by hot weather and lack of rain making grass and wood dry forest fire
A _____ is a cowhand that rid the pampas herding livestock guacho
The pampas consist primarily of ______ grasslands
Cultural geography, studies human activities and their relationship to the environment human geography
Provided by navigable rivers hydroelectric power
Made up by oceans rivers lakes and other bodies of water hydrosphere
Led by Miguel Hidalgo mexican independance
Important waterway that cuts through the isthmus of Panama panama canal
Focuses on the study of earth's physical features physical geography
Occurs when large masses of rock are broken down into smaller pieces physical weathering
Lies between sea level and 2,500 feet tierra cailiente
Potatoes and barley grow at these elevations tierra fria
He southernmost latitude to receive the sun's direct rays tropic of capricorn
The Mato Grosso plateau is part of the ____ of South America valleys
A plateau formed from Hills and lower flatland in Argentina patagonia
Mountain range that many of the Caribbean islands are part of central highlands
Where plates have collided for millions of years pacific ring of fire
Parallel mountain ranges cordilleras
Haiti won its independence from France haitian revolt
Describe a lace's location in relation to another place relative location
a common phrase said at the end of a story the end

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Latin America Vocabulary Crossword

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cutting down forests without replanting new trees Deforestation
area between Tropic of cancer and Tropic of Capricorn, it’s usually warm Tropics
dense stand of trees and other growth that receives high amounts of precipitation each year Rain Forest
the elevation above sea level Altitude
narrow stretch of land connecting two larger land masses (or areas) Isthmus
small river that flows into a larger river Tributary
an area where river currents and ocean tide meet Estuary
humanmade fuel produced by mixing gasoline and alcohol made from sugarcane Gasohol
an overcrowded city slum in Brazil Favela
a public square in Latin American city around which government buildings and major churches were built Plaza
Mexican cowhand (similar to american cowboys) Vaquero
a foreign owned factory in Mexico where workers assemble parts made in other countries Maquiladora
small plot of land which a farmer only grows enough crop to feed their family Subsistence Farming
a large farm Plantation
a person who earns a living by temporarily moving to a place that is separate from their home for work Migrant Worker
the division of land into zones based on elevations, it helps to determine climate and vegetation Altitudinal Zone
lowest elevation on Mts. where snow stays year round Snow Line
creation of flat areas on mountains for farming purposes Terracing
highest elevation where trees grow on a mountain Tree Line
trading of crops between lowland Vertical Trade

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Oceanography Vocab Crossword

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Fish who live in the sea but spawn in freshwater are _____ Anadromous
Fish who live in freshwater but spawn in the sea are _____ Catadromous
Fish who live in the sea but spawn in lower salinity are ____ Semi-anadromous
Able to tolerate a large range of salinities Euryhaline
Able to tolerate only a small range of salinities Stenohaline
Not a permanent resident in the Chesapeake Bay Transient
Short-lived and not lasting for a long time Ephemeral
Able to tolerate a large range of temperatures Eurythermal
They are not able to control their internal conditions in a changing enviroment Osmoconformer
They are able to stabilize their internal conditions in a changing enviroment Osmoregulators
A ridge of land that separates waters flowing to different rivers, basins, or seas Watershed
A river/stream flowing into a larger body of water Tributary
Where the tide meets the stream Estuary
The area of a seabed around a large landmass where the sea is relatively shallow Continental Shelf
Flat area in the water Abyssal Plain
A submarine "mountain" with a rigid top Seamount
A submarine "mountain" with a flat top Guyot
A large narrow ditch in the ocean surface floor Trench

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Water Crossword

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

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Landforms Crossword

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Natural feature on earths surface Landform
Elevated flat area Plateau
Quality of a substance that does not allow fluids or gases to pass through it Impervious
Process whereby water is removed from an area Drainage
Melting of glacier/ice Meltwater
Created when the portion of land between two faults drop down Rift valley
Steep cliff formed by erosion or faulting Escarpment
Large area of Precambrian rock that forms the core of a continent Shield
Area of high elevations containing mountains and plateaus Highland
Natural and human features of the landscape Topography
Area of low elevation containing plains and hills Lowlands
Solid rock beneath the soil Bedrock

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Landform Vocabulary Crossword

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A natural feature on Earth's surface. landform
A large, moving mass of ice. glacier
An area that is higher than the land around it. mountain
An area with higher land around it. valley
When a river drops bits of rock and soil along it's way. deposition
A body of land surrounded by water. island
A valley with steep walls canyon
A mountain that forms as lava flows through a crack onto Earth's surface volcano
The shaking of Earth's surface caused by movement of rock in the crust. earthquake
A large, flat landform. plain
A flat area that is higher than the land around it. plateau

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