Words Used in Geography 01
The place where rivers meet is called a "confluence".

Words Used in Geography 01

Glacier and erosion are examples of words used in geography. In English, you will find that certain words are used mainly when discussing or writing about certain subjects.

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  1. What does the following word mean?
    Equatorial
    'Tropical' = at the tropics of capricorn/cancer
  2. What does the following word mean?
    Delta
  3. What does the following word mean?
    Confluence
    'Confluence' means 'meeting'
  4. What does the following word mean?
    Fjord
    A ford is a shallow crossing place
  5. What does the following word mean?
    Anemometer
    A barometer measures air pressure
  6. What does the following word mean?
    Erosion
    Erosion kinds: corrasion, abrasion, attrition, corrosion
  7. What does the following word mean?
    Distributary
  8. What does the following word mean?
    Scree
  9. What does the following word mean?
    Source
    'Source' = beginning of river. 'Mouth' = end of river
  10. What does the following word mean?
    Glacier

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