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Friday, 4 February 2011

Geography - vocabulary lesson 1

What word matches these definitions? The first letter is given.
        1. A very large sea                                             o                                 
2. Land with sea on all sides                           i                                                          
3. Where a river meets the sea                     m                                         
                                                                      or         d                                 
                                                                      or         e                                 
4. A river that flows into another river     t                                              
5. Where a river starts                                      s                                  
                                                                     or          s                                  
6. A river of ice                                                    g                                 
7. The top of a mountain                                 s                                           
                                                                    or           p                                
8. Where land meets sea very steeply        c                               
9. A small river                                                     s                                           
                                                                     or          b                                 
10. Land with sea on three sides                   p                                  

Got them all?! If not, ask me and I will help you out!
For more practice with geographical words, try the geography crossword.


Answers below!






ANSWERS!

1   ocean
2   island
3   mouth
     delta
      estuary
4   tributary
5   source
      spring
6   glacier
7   summit
      peak
8   cliff
9   stream
      brook
10 peninsula


3 comments:

  1. Good exercise, thank you! I'd appreciate more vocab building exercises ..

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  2. I like it, vocabulary is so important to me! Thanks!

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  3. What was the most difficult: mouth and summit.

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