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Glossary of Geography Unit One

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Land Form
Physical features of the earth's surface.
Plateau
an area of high, flat land rising above the nearby land on at least one side.
Basin
a low-lying area surrounded by higher land
Natural Resources
useful things found in nature
Minerals
substances mined from the earth's surface.
Region
an area that shares common characteristics
Geographer
a person who studies the earth and it's features.
Diverse
meaning that they(American People)come from many different backgrounds
Immigrant
a person who comes to a new place or country to live
Culture
is the language, beliefs, customs, and tools of a group of people
Levee
flood barriers
Environment
a term used to refer to a person's surroundings
Irrigation
a method used to transport water to land
Reservior
is a lake where water is stored for use
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