Key Terms

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Things which are useful to people. They may be natural like coal and iron ore and of value like money and skilled workers.
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Natural Hazard
Naturally occurring physical phenomena caused by either rapid or slow onset events.
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Conservation
The process of maintaining the natural landscape aswell as the man made landscape just as it is.
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Atmosphere
The air around the Earth.
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Settlement
A place where people live
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Habitat
The home of plants and animals
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Climate
The average weather conditions of a place, taken over a period of 30 years.
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Urban
An area of land which is mainly covered in buildings
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Vegetation
Plants considered collectively, especially those found in a particular area or habitat
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Weather
The day to day conditions of the atmosphere. It includes temperature, rainfall and wind.
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Population
The people who live in an area
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Recycling
Converting waste into reusable material
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Communications
The way in which people, goods and ideas move from one place to another.
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Economic Geography
Is about industry, jobs, earning a living and wealth
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Relief
The shape of the land surface and its height above sea level.
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Pollution
Noise, dirt and other harmful substances produced by people and machines which spoil an area.
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Naturally occurring physical phenomena caused by either rapid or slow onset events.

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Natural Hazard

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The process of maintaining the natural landscape aswell as the man made landscape just as it is.

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The air around the Earth.

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A place where people live

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