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

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What is/are the... ...?TermExtra Info
1. Term for rock fragments which have been formed by weathering and erosion
2. Common name for Sodium Chloride (NaCl)
3. Term for any set of related elements and relationships
4. Ability to be dissolved
5. Term for any rock formed by the deposition and cementation of #1
6. Boundary between the #18 and the Mesosphere
7. Term for pebbles which accumulate on a shore
8. Form of chemical weathering in which #4 chemical in rocks dissolve in water
9. Term for an error which occurs repeatedly in samples
10. Term for a slightly lower area between summits
11. Astronomical event that happens twice each year when the Sun reaches its highest position in the sky as seen from the North or South Pole
12. Instrument for measuring the amount of sunshine in a given location
13. Third oldest period of the Paleozoic era
14. Type of #5 which is similar to clay (fine grained and consists of thin layers or sheets)
15. Day with the longest amount of sunlight all year long
16. Main and basic foodstuffs that make up a diet
17. Type of #5 in which the grains of sand are 0.001 to 0.1 inches (0.02 to 2 mm) in diameter
18. Zone of the atmosphere which extends from the Tropopause to the #6
19. Method used by Charles Spearman to compare a paired set of ranked values in order to look for a correlation
20. Type of rock formed of metamorphosed clay or shale
21. Amount of #2 in a specific body of water
22. Type of crop grown by a farmer entirely for his or her own consumption
What is/are the... ...?TermExtra Info
23. Term for a mass of wet mud which is likely to slip down a slop
24. Term for a lake in a desert region with high levels of #2
25. Term for a layer of sedimentary rock
26. Term for a cross-section which is designed to show certain specific inofrmation
27. Urban expansion along the roads leading from large towns
28. Height marked on a map at a particular point
29. State in which small particles of #1 are carried by rivers
30. Filtering through of wealth from a richer, core area to poorer, peripheral ones
31. Term for an area of coastal marsh which is flooded by the sea from time to time, often found by #24s or estuaries
32. Countries of the developed world with a history of a centrally planned communist economic #3
33. Spanish term for a #2 pan
34. Type of farming in which the produce is consumed by the farmer and his or her family
35. Term for an area of high ground which protrudes into an area of lower ground
36. Type of volcano which has been built up by eruptions of fluid basic lava with a gentle slope
37. First appearance of the Sun above the horizon
38. Rearing of silkworms for the production of silk
39. Social and political #3 based on the concept of common ownership of the means of production
40. Direction of a horizontal line along a rock #25 which is at right angles to the dip of the rocks
41. Term for a body of #2 that has intruded into a #5 overlay
42. Last appearance of the Sun above the horizon
43. Term for a #1 deposit laid down in a river or lake

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