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FC: Book Of Earth's Physical Features | Manuel De La Llata 1st hour

1: TOLL | The location of this Atoll is in the Indian Ocean close to India. Statistic:a coral island with a lagoon in the middle and reefs surrounding the lagoon

2: ay | location: This is the Hanauma Bay located in an island called Oahu in Hawaii. Facts: Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve has a U shaped that's partially protected from the open ocean.

3: anyon | Location: This is the grand canyon, it is located on the north western part of Arizona. Fact: The Grand Canyon is 277 miles long and 18 miles wide.

4: esert | Location:The Sonoran dessert locate from northern Arizona to Mexico. Facts: The sonoran desert has about 100,000 square miles. The Sonoran desert got its name because of the state in Mexico called Sonora because much of the desert is located in the state of Sonora.

5: scarpment | Location: The location of this escarpment is at Niagara falls in Ontario Canada Facts: The Escarpment is a massive ridge of fossil-rich sedimentary rock which began its formation 450 million years ago.It contributes an estimated $100 million per year from tourism.

6: lood plane | Location: Northern Australia Facts: Flood planes are caused by storms or just allot of rain. Flood planes occur close to rivers and possibly lakes.

7: ulf | Location: South of the United States and North western of Cuba. Facts: The Gulf of Mexico is one of the largest bodies of water in the world at a width of 810 nautical miles (1,500 km). The entire basin is about 600,000 square miles (1.5 million sq km).

8: ighlands | location: Scotland Facts : Highlands aren't as tall as mountains. Also Highlands have more plants and trees than mountains.

9: Slands | Location: Hawaii Facts: Islands are made by underwater volcanoes. The Hawaii islands are different age wise like one island is older than another.

10: f ord | Location: Norway Facts: They were formed by glaciers.some are 4,000 ft deep and 100 miles wide.

11: la e | Location: United states and Canada Facts: Lakes are usually made from glaciers like these are. Lakes usually have land around it.

12: agoon | location: Turkmenistan Facts: Lagoons are usually shallow often elongated bodies of water separated from a larger body of water by a shallow or exposed of coral reefs and shoal.

13: arsh | Location: Scotland Facts: Salt marshes are dominated by specially adapted rooted vegetation, primarily salt-tolerant grasses.

14: mau tain | location: Tucson Arizona Facts A mountain is a land form that rises high above the land. They are made from rocks and earth. Mountains are usually higher than 600 meters

15: cean | Who hides through the day, and comes out at night? | Location: Miami Fl. Facts: The ocean water isn't fresh it's salty. The ocean covers 71% of the earth.

16: lain | location: New Mexico Facts: Planes are valleys that have no mountains. Plains occur as lowlands and at the bottoms of valleys but also on plateaus at high elevations.

17: a uifer | Facts: An aquifer is an underground layer of water-bearing permeable rock or unconsolidated materials (gravel, sand, or silt)

18: ainforest | Location: South America Facts: The Amazon rainforest is the biggest tropical rainforest in the world. It is home to around 2 and a half million different insect species as well as over 40000 plant species.

19: avanna | Location: Northern Australia Facts: The savanna is a grassland ecosystem with trees being sufficiently small or widely spaced so that the canopy does not close.

20: undra | Location: Greenland Fact: tundra is where the tree growth is hindered by low temperatures and short growing seasons.

21: platea | location: Grand Canyon, Arizona Facts: Majority of plateaus are in desert area. Plateaus were formed by upwelling of volcanic magma, extrusion of lava, and erosion by water and glaciers. Magma rises from the mantle causing the ground to swell upward, in this way large, flat areas of rock are uplifted.

22: olcano | location: Islands of Alaska Facts: A volcano is an opening, or rupture, in a planet's surface or crust, which allows hot magma, volcanic ash and gases to escape from below the surface.

23: aterfall | location: Ontario, Canada Facts: waterfall a sudden unsupported drop in a stream. It is formed when the stream course is interrupted as when a stream passes over a layer of harder rock often igneous to an area of softer and therefore more easily eroded rock; the edge of a cliff or plateau.

24: ge ser | location: Iceland Facts: geysers are usually found close to a volcano. A geyser works when water is at 6,000 Ft or deeper, that the water meets hot rocks and the water starts to boil and shoots up when it comes out.

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