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Textbook: Why Geography Matters: More Than Ever
Edition: 2
Author: Harm de Blij
ISBN: 9780199913749

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Key Science Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
  • Baymouth bar

    A sandbar that completely crosses a bay, sealing it off from the open ocean.

  • Black dwarf

    A final state of evolution for a star, in which all of its energy sources are exhausted and it no longer emits radiation.

  • Body waves

    Seismic waves that travel through Earth’s interior.

  • Competence

    A measure of the largest particle a stream can transport; a factor dependent on velocity.

  • Curie point

    The temperature above which a material loses its magnetization.

  • Deposition

    The process by which water vapor is changed directly to a solid without passing through the liquid state.

  • Distributary

    A section of a stream that leaves the main flow.

  • Fluorescence

    The absorption of ultraviolet light, which is reemitted as visible light.

  • Igneous rock

    A rock formed by the crystallization of molten magma.

  • Modified

    Mercalli intensity scale A 12-point scale developed to evaluate earthquake intensity based on the amount of damage to various structures.

  • Neutron

    A subatomic particle found in the nucleus of an atom. The neutron is electrically neutral and has a mass approximately that of a proton.

  • Pahoehoe flow

    A lava flow with a smooth-toropey surface.

  • Polar high

    Anticyclones that are assumed to occupy the inner polar regions and are believed to be thermally induced, at least in part.

  • Small solar system bodies

    Solar system objects not classified as planets or moons that include dwarf planets, asteroids, comets, and meteoroids.

  • Solar nebula

    The cloud of interstellar gas and/or dust from which the bodies of our solar system formed.

  • Stalactite

    The icicle-like structure that hangs from the ceiling of a cavern.

  • Subtropical high

    Not a continuous belt of high pressure but rather several semipermanent, anticyclonic centers characterized by subsidence and divergence located roughly between latitudes 25 and 35 degrees.

  • Thermal metamorphism

    See Contact metamorphism.

  • Visible light

    Radiation with a wavelength from 0.4 to 0.7 micrometer.

  • Yazoo tributary

    A tributary that flows parallel to the main stream because a natural levee is present.