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GEOGRAPHY TERMS

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  1. GEOGRAPHY TERMS

  2. STUDY OF THE EARTH

  3. GEOGRAPHY

  4. FOUR CARDINAL DIRECTIONS

  5. NORTH SOUTH EAST WEST

  6. LAND AREA COMPLETELY SURROUNDED BY WATER

  7. ISLAND

  8. A SIZABLE INLAND BODY OF WATER

  9. LAKE OR POND

  10. LARGE BODY OF WATER EXTENDS INTO A SHORELINE

  11. BAY OR GULF

  12. BODY OF LAND SURROUNDED BY WATER ON THREE SIDES

  13. PENINSULA

  14. A NARROW STRETCH OF LAND CONNECTING TWO LARGER LAND AREAS

  15. ISTHMUS

  16. A NARROW STRETCH OF WATER CONNECTING TWO LARGER BODIES OF WATER

  17. STRAIT

  18. AN AREA OF FLAT LAND AT A HIGH ELEVATION

  19. PLATEAU OR MESA

  20. AN AREA OF LAND DRAINED BY A RIVER

  21. BASIN

  22. DRY OR PARTIALLY DRY AREA

  23. DESERT DESERT

  24. A LARGE STREAM OF WATER WITH A CURRENT THAT RUNS THROUGH LAND

  25. RIVER

  26. THE ALTERNATE RISING AND FALLING OF THE OCEAN OCCURS 4 TIMES A DAY

  27. TIDES

  28. AIR OR WATER MOVING CONTINUOUSLY IN A CERTAIN DIRECTION

  29. CURRENT

  30. WHERE THE RIVER BECOMES NAVIGABLE

  31. FALL LINE

  32. A SMALL RIVER OR STREAM THAT FLOWS INTO A LARGE RIVER

  33. TRIBUTARY

  34. LAND BUILT UP FROM THE SOIL

  35. DELTA

  36. WATER PASSAGE WHERE THE TIDE MEETS A RIVER CURRENT

  37. ESTUARY

  38. A BODY OF WATER BETWEEN A SHORELINE AND ONE OR MORE ISLANDS

  39. SOUND

  40. A PIECE OF LAND EXTENDING INTO A BODY OF WATER

  41. CAPE

  42. A GROUP OF ISLANDS

  43. ARCHIPELAGO

  44. A CORAL ISLAND WITH A REEF SURROUNDING A LAGOON

  45. ATOLL

  46. AN ELEVATED LAND AREA WITH SLOPPING SIDES (OVER 2,000 FT)

  47. HIGHLAND

  48. LAND AT A LOW LEVEL (BELOW 2,000 FT)

  49. LOWLAND

  50. LAND WITH STEEP SIDES RISES SHARPLY