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Social Studies Gr 4 Chapter 2

Terms

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Region
a large area in which places have something in common.
transportation
a way to move people and goods.
suburb
a small community near a city.
merchant
someone who buys and sells goods or profit.
piedmont
"foot of the mountain"
plateau
a large area of high, almost level land.
canal
human-made waterway dug across land.
ridge
a line of mountains or hills.
erosion
the slow wearing away of soil and stone by wind and water.
cavern
underground caves.
mineral
material obtained by mining, such as coal or gold.
evaporate
changes from liquid to a gas.
ice age
a period of time when Earth was much colder than it is today
glaciation
the way glaciers affect land as they move across it
glacier
a huge sheet of ice
landmark
something familiar or easily seen that is used as a guide
port
a harbor, or place where ships can load and unload cargo and be safe from storms
peninsula
a piece of land almost completely surrounded by water, or extending far out into the water

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