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DIKE
LARGE BANKS OF EARTH AND STONE THAT HOLDS BACK WATER
POLDER
LOW LYING AREA FROM WHICH SEA WATER HAS BEEN DRAINED TO CREATE NEW FARM LAND
GLACIATION
THE PROCESS WHEREBY GLACIERS FORM AND SPREAD
FJORD
LONG, STEEP SIDED GLACIAL VALLEY NOW FILLED BY SEA WATER
LOESS
FINE YELLOWISH BROWN TOPSOIL MADE UP OF PARTICLES OF SILT AND CLAY CARRIED BY THE WIND
TIMBER LINE
ELEVATION ABOVE WHICH IT IS TO COLD FOR TREES TO GROW
AVALANCHE
MASS OF ICE, SNOW OR ROCK THAT SLIDES DOWN A MOUNTAINSIDE
MISTRAL
STRONG NORTHERN WIND FROM THE ALPS THAT CAN BRING COLD AIR TO SOUTHERN FRANCE
SIROCCO
HOT DESERT WIND THAT CAN BLOW AIR AND BUST FROM NORTH AFRICA TO WESTERN EUROPE MEDITERRANEAN COAST
CHAPARRAL
THICKETS OF WOODY BUSHES AND SHORT TREES
PERMAFROST
PERMANTLY FROZEN SUBSOIL
ETHNIC GROUP
MADE UP OF PEOPLE WHO SHARE A COMMON LANGUAGE, HISTORY, PLACE OF ORIGIN
REFUGEE
PEOPLE WHO FLEE TO A FOREIGN COUNTRY FOR SAFETY
ETHNIC CLEANSING
KILLING RITUAL ETHNIC GROUPS
URBANIZATION
CONCENTRATION OF POPULATION IN TOWNS AND CITIES