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flat landmass higher than surrounding land, with at least one steep side, called a cliff
plateau
flat-topped, elevated landform
mesa
a line or ridge that separates rivers flowing toward opposite sides of a continent
continental divide
source of river water
headwaters
smaller rivers in and streams that feed into a larger river
tributary
areas where fish or other sea animals are caught
fishery
a heavy snowstorm with winds of more than 35 miles per hour
blizzard
a violent windstorm with rotating winds and a funnel shaped clouds.
tornado
a large, powerful windstorm that forms over warm ocean waters
hurricane
katrina
a hurricane, or violent tropical storm, that forms in the pacific ocean, usually late summer.
typhoon
flat landmass higher than surrounding land, with at least one steep side, called a cliff
plateau
flat-topped, elevated landform
mesa
a line or ridge that separates rivers flowing toward opposite sides of a continent
continental divide
source of river water
headwaters
smaller rivers in and streams that feed into a larger river
tributary
areas where fish or other sea animals are caught
fishery
a heavy snowstorm with winds of more than 35 miles per hour
blizzard
a violent windstorm with rotating winds and a funnel shaped clouds.
tornado
a large, powerful windstorm that forms over warm ocean waters
hurricane
a hurricane, or violent tropical storm, that forms in the pacific ocean, usually late summer.
typhoon
seasonal warm wind that blows down the he rocky mountains in late winter early spring.
chinook
elevation above which it is too cold for trees to grow
timberline