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S: ABC Book

FC: ABC Book By: Ana Fox

1: "Winter is an etching, spring a watercolor, summer an oil painting and autumn a mosaic of them all." - Stanley Horowitz | Atoll. They are circular, oval, or horseshoe-shaped arrays of coral reef island that are perched around an oceanic volcanic seamount and encircle a shallow central lagoon. Atolls are most commonly found in the Pacific and Indian Oceans.Atolls can very in size. Ranging from quite small to over 130 kilometers long and32 kilometers wide.

2: Basin. A broad area of the earth beneath witch the strata dip usually from the sides toward the center.

3: Continental shelf. this shelf is relatively shallow,tens of meters deep compared to the thousands of meters deep in the open ocean, and extends outward toward the continental slope where the deep ocean truly begins. continent during the glacial periods, but is undersea between glacial periods. The continental shelf is covered by relatively shallow seas and gulfs. Though the continential shelf is treated as a physical part of the ocean, it is not part of the deep ocean basin proper, but the flooded margins of the continent. In order to determine territorial waters, under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, the name continental shelf

4: Desert. hot dry deserts dont have very much wild life or any thing living. a cold desert actualy has snow in the winter as for the hot desert only drops a couple of degrese.Deserts cover 1/5 of the earths surface.

5: Fall...The Colors Leave You Breathless | Escarpment. A long, precipitous, clifflike ridge of land, rock, or the like, commonly formed by faulting or fracturing of the earth's crust.

6: Food plain. Something that is pure like rain water and other things like dirt.

7: Glaicer they erode soil and rock they can trans port sedament. they have also help shape the world as it is today.did you know that titanic was sunk by a glacier that was hundreds of feet long and wide that when it hit the glacier didnt even move!

8: highlands The South Eastern Highlands Bioregion covers the dissected ranges and plateau of the Great Dividing Range that are topographically lower than the Australian Alps, which lie to the southwest. It extends to the Great Escarpment in the east and to the western slopes of the inland drainage basins.

9: Island. An island is a piece of land surrounded by water on all sides. Many island are located in the ocean.

10: fJord. a long, narrow arm of the sea bordered by steep cliffs: usually formed by glacial erosion.

11: laKe. A lake is a body of water surrounded on all sides by land. This is a lake with an island in the middle.

12: Lagoon a stretch of salt water separated from the sea by a low sandbank or coral reef.

13: Marsh an area of low-lying land that is flooded in wet seasons or at high tide, and typically remains waterlogged at all times.

14: mouNtains are the highest landforms.

15: Ocean a very large expanse of sea, in particular, each of the main areas into which the sea is divided geographically

16: Prairie A large open area of grassland, esp. in the Mississippi River Valley.

17: aQuifer A body of permeable rock that can contain or transmit groundwater.

18: Rainforest A luxuriant, dense forest rich in biodiversity, found typically in tropical areas with consistently heavy rainfall.

19: Fall Days Are Fun Days | Savanna A grassy plain in tropical and subtropical regions, with few trees.

20: Tundra a vast, flat, treeless Arctic region of Europe, Asia, and North America in which the subsoil is permanently frozen.

21: plateaU an area of relatively level high ground.

22: Volcano a mountain or hill, typically conical, having a crater or vent through which lava, rock fragments, hot vapor, and gas are or have been erupted from the earth's crust.

23: Waterfall a cascade of water falling from a height, formed when a river or stream flows over a precipice or steep incline.

24: Geyser a hot spring in which water intermittently boils, sending a tall column of water and steam into the air.

25: "Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower." - Albert Camus

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