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Geography
The study of the earth's features.
Physical feature
something found in nature.
Landform
a type of land.
Mountain range
a group of mountains.
valley
a lowland between hilles and mountain ranges.
plateau
a highland that has steep sides with flat tops.
Plain
A lowland that is flat or nearly flat.
Peninsula
A piece of land that has water ALMOST all the way around it.
Coast
Land next to an ocean.
Climate
The kind of weather a place has in each season year after year
Desert
A place with a hot, dry climate.
Human-made feature
Items people add or bring to a place.
Port
A place where ships dock.
Harbor
A place where ships can stay safe.
Trade center
A community where buying and selling goods is the main work.
Rapids
The parts of rivers where the water runs very fast.
Route
A path from one place to another.
Crossroads
A place where two routes cross.
Ferry
A boat that carries people and goods across a waterway.
Ford
A shallow place in a waterway that can be crossed.
Riverbank
Land beside a river.
Branch
A smaller river that flows into a larger one.
Gateway
An entrance.
Manufacture
To make something.
Crops
Plants used by people.
Natural resource
Something found in nature that people can use.
Growing season
The months in which crops can grow.
Mineral
A resource found inside the Earth.
Capitol
The building where lawmakers meet.