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Derive
To be traced to a source.
plateau
an elevated area of flat land.
tectonic plate
one of the gigantic slabs of rock that form earth's crust and that shift to cause earthquakes.
reef
ridge of rock, coral, or sand near the surface of water.
rain forest
a dense tropical forest with abundant rainfall.
elevation
hieght above the surface of earth.
trade winds
tropical winds that typically blow steadily from east to west and toward the equator.
erosion
the wearing away of land by runing water.
marsh
an area of soft, wet, low-lying land, often forming a transition between land and water.
irrigation canal
artificial channel to carry water to crops.