Geography

Jamaica – A nice, peaceful, and serene island in the carribean
Peninsula – An area of land almost completely surrounded by water and connected to the mainland by an isthmus.
absolute location – where something is measured by its latitude and longitude
vale – A valley (lowland between two hills).
Primary Source – Firsthand information about people or events
What is attrition? – Rocks carried by sea smash together and break into smaller pieces
L'Amérique centrale – Central America
Convergence of Air – when air currents collide, some air is forced upward, which may lead to clouds
Rainforest – dense vegetation and tree growth within tropical climate
Seafloor Spreading – is a process that occurs at mid-ocean ridges, where new oceanic crust is formed through volcanic activity and then gradually moves away from the ridge.
Longitude – Imaginary lines measured in degrees east to west
accent – the manner in which people speak and the way words are pronounced in different parts of the world
colonize – To settle in an area and take control of its government
Globe – a sphere that represents Earth's entire surface
Peninsula – An area of land almost completely surrounded by water and connected to the mainland by an isthmus.
What are the 5 Great Lakes – Superior, Huron, Michigan Erie and Ontario
lock – A section of a waterway, such as a canal, closed off with gates, in which vessels are raised or lowered by changing the water level of that section
Political Map – a map that has to do with government. It shows where the boundaries and locations of countries, states, cities, towns and counties are.

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