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INDIAN OCEAN
Borders Eastern Africa, western Australia, southern Asia, Antarctica
ATLANTIC OCEAN
borders western Europe, western Africa, Antarctica, eastern North and South America; next to Georgia
ARCTIC OCEAN
An ocean around the North Pole; bordering nothern Europe, Asia, N. America;
the smallest ocean;
very cold
SOUTHERN OCEAN
borders Antarctica and extending from 60° latitude;
this fifth ocean was recognized by the International Hydrographic Organization in the spring of 2000
PACIFIC OCEAN
The biggest ocean;
Borders eastern Asia, northeastern Australia, Antarctica, and western North and South America
AMAZON RIVER
In South America; flows into the Atlantic Ocean;
3,915 miles long; waters are 4 colors depending on the surroundings: blue, black, white, brown
NILE RIVER
Longest River in the world;4,157 miles long; in Northeast Africa; used for agriculture, navigation, and power,
BRAHMAPUTRA RIVER
In India; empties into the Bay of Bengal; 1,800 miles long
MISSISSIPPI RIVER
Longest river in North America, 2,350 miles long;
14 longest river in the world;
Empties ito the Gulf of Mexico
CONDENSATION
changing of a gas or vapor into a liquid
EVAPORATION
the act of changing a liquid inot a vapor or gas
FRESH WATER
the water found in lakes, rivers, and underground deposits, possessing little salt in contrast to the salt water of oceans and seas.
TRANSPIRATION
the loss of water vapor from a plant
PRECIPITATION
water in the form of rain, snow, sleet, or hail
WATER VAPOR
water in a gaseous state