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geography
the study of the Earth's features
physical feature
something found in nature, such as weather, plant life, land, and water
landform
a natural feature, or shape of the land
mountain range
a large group of mountains
plateau
a landform that has steep sides and a flat top
plain
a landform that is flat or nearly flat
valley
the landform between ranges of hills or mountains
peninsula
a piece of land that has water almost all the way around it
coast
the land next to an ocean or lake
port
a place that has deep water, where ships can dock
harbor
a protected place where ships can stay safe from high waves and strong winds
trade center
a community where buying and selling goods is the main work
table
a chart used to organize information
ferry
a boat that carries people and goods across a waterway
ford
a shallow place in a waterway that can be crossed by walking, riding, or driving
gateway
an entrance
manufacture
to make goods
intermediate directions
the directions that are midway, between two cardinal directions
crops
a plant used by people for food or other needs
natural resources
something found in nature that is useful to people
growing season
the months in which crops grow
mineral
a resource such as gold, that is found inside the Earth
agriculture
the raising of crops and farm animals
capitol
the building where lawmakers meet
capital city
where the leaders of a country or state meet and work