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Glossary of Geo Vocab Week 4

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A tall, round, airtight building used for the storage of grain.
silo
in farming the average number of days between the last frost of spring and the first frost of fall.
growing season
a place where grain is brought and sold as a commodity.
grain exchange
a large pipe or channel designed to transport water from a remote source over a long distance, usually by gravity.
aquaduct
very large cities and their surrounding areas, considered to be a single urban complex.
megalopolis
a tropical tree that grows in swampy ground along coastal areas.
mangrove
a marshy inlet or outlet of a lake or river
bayou
the Southern and southwestern states of the United States from the Carolinas to southern California characterized by a warm climate and recently rapid population growth.
Sunbelt
an enclosed section of a canal, in which a ship may be raised or lowered by raising or lowering the level of the water in that section.
lock
a tall building equipped with machinery for loading, cleaning, storing, and discharging grain.
grain elevator

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