Physical Geography

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Weathering
Breakdown of material in one place
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Erosion
Breakdown and removal of material
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Discharge
Velocity of the river
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Water deflict
Not recieving enough water to meet demand
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Water surplus
Recieving more than ebnough water than required
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Drought
A prolonged period of dry water
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Desertifiation
Turning land into dersert ( soil .. sand )
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Overcultivation
growing too many crops onto the same land, loosing nutrients and eventually becoming exhausted
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Overgrazing
Trying to put too many animals on the same land. Land gets strampled and gress doesn't grow back
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Deforestation
Cutting down tress
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Anticyclone
Clear skies, no moisture amd no rain fall. Less precipition
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Shifting Cultivation
Letting the land recover
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Arid
a desert
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Semi-Arid
A half desert ( desert which recieves rain)
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Nomadic
People who move from place to place. They are never permanant
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Fragile
Vunerable to areas around
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Degradation
Not as good quality as before
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Glaciers
A slow moving mass of river of ice formed by snow or mountains or near the poles
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Erosion

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Breakdown and removal of material

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Discharge

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Water deflict

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Water surplus

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