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Other Key Physical Geography Terms. Terms Associated With the Ocean. Archipelago Bay Cape Channel Currents. Gulf Fjord Harbor Sea Sound. ARCHIPELAGO: A group of, or chain of, islands. BAY: A body of water that extends into a shoreline, smaller than a gulf.

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terms associated with the ocean
Terms Associated With the Ocean
  • Archipelago
  • Bay
  • Cape
  • Channel
  • Currents
  • Gulf
  • Fjord
  • Harbor
  • Sea
  • Sound
terms associated with the continents
Terms Associated With the Continents
  • Basin
  • Delta
  • Divide
  • Environment
  • Isthmus
  • Peninsula
  • Tributary
  • Volcano
vegetation regions
Vegetation Regions

Vegetation regions are natural environments that provide the stage for activities such as farming, raising livestock, and producing timber. They include:

1. Forests 3. Deserts

2. Grasslands 4. Tundra

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DECIDUOUS TREES

Lose their leaves yearly

CONIFEROUS TREES

Have cones and may also be called evergreens

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GRASSLANDS are mostly flat regions, dotted with a few trees, and known by different names. In tropical areas they are called Savannas, and in temperate regions are called Steppes.

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Plants that can conserve water and withstand heat dot the DESERT landscape.

Examples include cacti, shrubs, or sagebrush.

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Plants that hug the ground are best adapted to survive the cold, dry TUNDRA climate. Examples include mosses and lichen.
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