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Can you name the Physical Geography terms that begin with N?

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What is/are the... ...?TermExtra Info
1. Term for a reserve of natural, semi-natural, or developed land that a sovereign state declares or owns
2. Low layer of dark clouds sometimes occurring at the warm front a depression
3. Inuit word for a rock outcrop projecting above the general level of an ice sheet
4. Combustible mixture of hydrocarbons in the form of ethane and methane in the Earth's crust
5. Type of resource which cannot be replenished
6. Tide in which there is minimal variation between high tide an low tide
7. Type of small settlement which has grown up around a nucleus
8. Term for an interconnecting pattern of roads, railroads, etc.
9. Cloud of hot gas which comes swiftly down the side of a volcano after an eruption
10. Term for a bridge of rock formed by erosion in a limestone area
11. Circulation of nitrogen in the ecosystem
12. Kind of vegetation which would grow naturally without human interference
13. Transfer of nutrients in an ecosystem from one stage to another
14. Type of electricity generating station which uses nuclear fuel as its source of energy
15. Period of human development in the last stages of the Stone Age
16. Region of the more advanced areas of the world defined by the Brandt Commission
17. Resources used by man which are found naturally
What is/are the... ...?TermExtra Info
18. Statistical method which is assumed to be true which corresponds to a general/default position
19. New Inuit territory which is the largest land claim ever settled by Canada
20. Less developed countries which have built up their industries in recent years
21. Technique of analysis for describing the distribution of features
22. Increase in population caused by the difference between the birth rate and the death rate
23. Defense alliance formed in 1949 which consists of countries in the Americas and Europe
24. Beds of red sandstone laid down throughout the Permian and Triassic period
25. Term for a when a foreigner is given the citizenship of a country
26. Unit of distance used in navigation representing one minute of longitude
27. Term for a person with no fixed home
28. Part of the theory of evolution developed by Charles Darwin based on 'the survival of the fittest.'
29. Large quantities of smoke and dust released into the atmosphere, caused by a number of nuclear explosions, which blocks the sun's light and heat which results in wintry conditi
30. Mechanical weathering caused by freeze-thaw activity
31. Term for an archway formed by marine erosion
32. East-west grid line on a contour map
33. Term for a point in a #8 where routes meet or intersect

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