Chapter One Kansas Test

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Chapter One Kansas Test
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2011-10-17 22:47:03
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  1. Water in the air that falls to the earth as rain or snow
    Precipitation
  2. A period of time with below average precipitation
    Drought
  3. A process of breaking down, such as the breaking down of rock by actions of wind and water.
    Erosion
  4. An underground layer of rock that holds water.
    Aquifer
  5. States of the United States that are contained within the same boundaries.
    Conterminous states
  6. Description of a location that uses longitude and latitude.
    Absolute location
  7. The environmental features that make a place different from other places.
    Physical features
  8. Description of a location as it relates to the location of other places.
    Relative location
  9. This was a prehistoric sea thousands of years ago.
    The Permian Sea
  10. This river forms Kansas' only natural border.
    The Missouri River
  11. Give two reasons why native grasses are a valuable resource to Kansas.
    • 1. They catch rainwater.
    • 2. They protect the soil from rainwater.
  12. What is the most numerous type of animal in Kansas?
    Insects
  13. What does a physiographic region do?
    Defines areas by their geology. (land features)
  14. What state is on top (to the north) of Kansas?
    Nebraska
  15. What state is directly below (to the south) of Kansas?
    Oklahoma
  16. What state is directly right (east) of Kansas?
    Missouri
  17. What state is directly left (west) of Kansas?
    Colorado

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