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An imaginary line that measures east and west of the prime meridian
Longitude
A large body of water that generally separates continents.
Ocean
An imaginary line that measures north and south of the equator
Latitude
All living and non living things in a certain place
Ecosystem
A delicate ecosystem found in the high latitudes.
Tundra
The climate found in Southeast Georgia which has hot, humid summers and mild winters.
Subtropical
The day to day changes in the temperature and precipitation of a region.
Weather
Directions on a compass: NW, NE, SW, SE
Intermediate Points
Any parrt of the environment used by humans.
Natural Resource
A flat area that is part of a mountain system.
Plateau
A body of water that is open to a sea and has a callm current.
Bay
Climates that are dry.
Arid
A landform totally surrounded by water.
Island
A body of water that has an outlet to an ocean.
Sea
A grassland that has plenty of rainfall that supports tall grasses; such as in the central United States.
Prairie
A hot or cold region that has very little precipitation.
Desert
A body of water that is open to a sea and has a rough current.
Gulf
A resource, such as fossil fuels, that can never be replaced.
Non-renewable
A body of water that connects two larger bodies of water.
Strait
A resource that people can use again and again.
Recyclable
Native people, plants or animals in a given region.
Indigenous
A grassland that has little rainfall, hot temperatures and medium grasses; such as in central Africa.
Savanna
A large land form with high peaks and valleys formed by folding, faulting or volcanic activity.
Mountains
The exact place something can be found using cooridinates on a map or a specific address.
Absolute location
The climate of inland areas having hot summers and cold winters.
Continental
An inland body of water with no outlet to a sea.
Lake
The average temperature and precipitation of a region
Climate
Directions on a compass: NSEW
Cardinal Points
A group of tributaries and streams.
River System
The climate of southern California, southern Europe and North Africa, which is mild with much sunshine and not not much rainfall.
Mediterranean
Climates that have a lot of moisture in the air.
Humid
The vicinity an object or place may be found by using landmarks.
Relative location
An ecosystem found in the low latitudes where there is dense rainfall and vegetation.
Rainforest
A resource that can replace itself.
Renewable
A piece of land that juts out into the sea, such as the "hook" of Massachusetts.
Cape
A land form that justs out into the sea, surrounded by water on three sides.
Peninsula
A grassland that has sparse rainfall, severe winters, and short grasses;such as in central Asia.
Steppe