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Climate
The type of weather an area usually has overa long period of time.
environment
the surroundings in which people' plants, and animals live.
nature
precipitation
Any form of water that falls to the earth.
sleet
Temperature
When we talk about hot or cold something is we call it temperature.
stove
Elevation
Height of a place above sea level
ruler
Growing Season
The time of year when the wheather is warm enough to grow crops.
farmer dell
conversation
Protection of of natural resources
body gaurd
Fertile
Many parts of the state have fertile soil
garden
Natural resorces
Found in in nature that is useful to people.
helpful
Pollution
The dirting of the air and water
garbage
Mineral
is something in nature thatis neither an animal nor a plant.
nor
nonrenewable
Once taken from the earth they can not be replaced
gone
renewable
Can be used more freely because can be replaced like water.
replace
barrier island
Seperates the mainland from ocean
seperates
Current
A body of water that keeps flowing in the same path.
same
erosion
Washing and blowing away of an island is called erosion
bye
inlet
flowing between the island or narrow spaces
narrow
cape
a point of of a land that streches into a large body of water
streches
dune
A large pile of sand of sand heaped up by the wind
heaped wind
Hurricane
wind is over 75 miles and can damage things
oh
sound
large bodies of water
wow
dam
a wall built across a river to hold back flowing water
flow jo
rain shadow
The side of a mountain on which little rain falls.
little rain
describe three factors that can greatly affect the climate of an area
ladditude, distance from ocean,and evation
eve
describe how the climate can affect the way we live in N.C.. Give three examples.
winter cold we have to wear a coat, summer hot. short sleeves, rain umbrella
season
describe the natural forces that have caused Cape Hatteras to become known as the graveyard of atlantic
hurricanes (storms) shallow water
s and h