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Geographic Dictionary (Part IV)

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  • Q1
    Line of the global grid running from the North Pole to the South Pole at Greenwich, England; starting point for measuring degrees of east and west longitude.
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    location
    Equator
    hemisphere
    Prime Meridian
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  • Q2
    Changes in elevation over a given area of land.
    source
    relief
    mouth
    sound
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  • Q3
    Large natural stream of water that runs through the land.
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    lake
    river
    sea
    ocean
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  • Q4
    Large body of water completely or partly surrounded by land.
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    valley
    sea
    ocean
    tributary
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  • Q5
    Land lying next to a sea or an ocean.
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    sea
    ocean
    seacoast
    river
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  • Q6
    Broad inland body of water, often between a coastline and one or more island off the coast.
    relief
    sound
    upstream
    source
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  • Q7
    Place where a river or stream begins, often in highlands.
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    isthmus
    mouth
    island
    source
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  • Q8
    Narrow stretch of water joining two larger bodies of water.
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    strait
    island
    peninsula
    landlocked
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  • Q9
    Small river or stream that flows into a large river or stream; a branch of the river.
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    bay
    sea
    tributary
    gulf
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  • Q10
    Direction opposite the flow of a river; toward the source of a river or stream.
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    mouth
    upstream
    downstream
    source
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  • Q11
    Area of low land usually between hills or mountains.
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    mesa
    plain
    canyon
    valley
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  • Q12
    Mountain or hill created as liquid rock and ash erupt from inside of the Earth.
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    volcano
    hill
    island
    mountain
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