Geography Unit 2 - Physical Geography

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  1. continent
    one of the large landmasses of the earth
  2. climate
    the weather in some location averaged over a period of time
  3. barrier
    a structure or object that impedes free movement
  4. tropical
    relating to part of the Earth's surface with hot climate
  5. savanna
    a flat grassland in tropical or subtropical regions
  6. tundra
    a vast treeless plain where subsoil is permanently frozen
  7. vegetation
    the process of growth in plants
  8. evaporation
    the process of becoming a suspension of particles in the air
  9. precipitation
    the falling to earth of any form of water
  10. erosion
    the process of wearing or grinding something down
  11. condensation
    process of changing from a gas to a liquid or solid state
  12. moisture
    wetness caused by water
  13. flood
    the rising of a body of water and its overflowing onto land
  14. corrosion
    erosion by chemical action
  15. magnitude
    the property of relative size or extent
  16. atmosphere
    the envelope of gases surrounding any celestial body
  17. arid
    lacking sufficient water or rainfall
Created on September 2, 2019 (updated September 2, 2019)

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