Physical Geography: T and U 2/2

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Can you name the Physical Geography terms that begin with T and U?

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1. Periodic rise and fall of the sea caused by the pull of the Moon and the Sun
2. Irregular movements of the air in the lowest layers of the atmosphere
3. Term for an organized set of ideas used in explaining events with facts
4. Top layer or A horizon of the soil profile
5. Term used to denote a country which little or no industrial development
6. Term for a small lake especially in the Lake District in Britain
7. Highest point in a river inlet which is ever reached by the sea
8. International organization founded in 1945 to promote peace, international cooperation and security
9. Transfer of ownership of goods and services from one person or entity to another
10. Glacial deposition; rocks, sand and fine-grained clay
11. German term for wide trenches in northern Germany carved by meltwater
12. First period of the Mesozoic era
13. Geological period which was the era of mammals, when modern animals and plants became dominant throughout the world
14. Term for an outcrop of granite which stands above the general level of the landscpae
15. Term for a stream which below the surface of the ground over all or part of the course
16. Luxuriant evergreen forest which grows in equatorial land
17. Term for a line which cuts acros an area
18. Term for a tropical cyclone which occurs in the Pacific
19. Term for a higher level of imports over exports in a country's #9 in particular period of time
20. Type of #10 moraine formed at the end of a glacier when the ice has reached its maximum extent and begins to melt
21. Rock which consists of consolidated ash and dust thrown out by a volcanic eruption
22. Subsidiary stream or river which flows into a larger river
23. Term for an accumulation of small rock fragments which formed on the side of a hill and then slid down to its base
What is/are the... ...?TermExtra Info
24. Surveying instrument used to measure horizontal and vertical angles
25. Type of thorny scrub found in areas with prolonged periods of dry weather
26. Term for ocean waves caused by an earthquake beneath the sea or a volcanic eruption
27. Term for a violent, dangerous, rotating column of air that is in contact with both the surface of the earth and a cloud
28. Term for the lack of employment
29. Coastal waters together with the seabed beneath and the air above over which a state has sovereignty
30. Difference between the water level at high #1 and the water level at low #1
31. Term for a mound built at the side of an ancient burial ground
32. Term used in relation to a location situated close to #1 water
33. Term traditionally used to non-aligned countries during the Cold War
34. Ash, dust, and cinders thrown out by a volcanic eruption
35. Process by which plants give off and lose water vapor
36. Wind which blows from the tropical high-pressure zones to the equatorial low pressure zones
37. Term for a valley with a U-shaped cross-section
38. Zone in the atmosphere above the mesosphere
39. Period of faint light before the sun has risen above the horizon in the morning and after the sun has descended below the horizon in the evening
40. Type of violent cyclone characteristic of tropical areas
41. Term for a ship, aircraft, road or rail vehicle designed to carry fluids, especially oil, in bulk
42. Term for too few people in an area to fully develop the potential resources there
43. Type of plant that can live in both wet and dry conditions
44. Term for traveling to and staying in places outside the usual environment for leisure, business, or recreation
45. Term for grasslands found in tropical areas which do not have rainfall throughout the year

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Created Feb 9, 2012ReportNominate
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