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Cavern
An underground cave
Mineral
Material obtained by mining
such as coal and gold
Evaporate
Change from liquid to gas
Ice Age
A period of time when the Earth was much colder than it is today.
Glaciation
The way glaciers affect the land as they move across it
Glacier
A huge sheet of ice
Landmark
Something familiar or easily seen that is used as a guide
Deep Mining
They type of coal mining in which miners tunnel into and remove the coal
Surface Mining
The type of coal mining in which miners remove the coal that lies near the surface
Port
A harbor or place where ships enter
Region
A large area inwhich places have something in common
Transportation
A way to move people and goods
Suburb
A small community near a city
Merchant
Someone who buys and sells goods for profit
Fall Line
The boundary between the high land to the west and the lower coastal plain
Piedmont
Foot of the mountain
Plateau
A large area of high, almost level land
Canal
Human-made waterway dug across land
Ridge
A line of mountains or hills
Erosion
The slow wearing away of soil and stone by wind and water