gpv - ss 4th, chap 7

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gpv - ss 4th, chap 7
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  1. What is a narrow strip of water leading into the land from a larger body of water called?
    INLET
  2. A journey into an area to learn more about it is called an _____.
    expedition
  3. A ______ is a slow moving body of water.
    BAYOU
  4. What is a LAND GRANT?
    a gift of land
  5. A economy based on many kinds of industries is called a ______ economy.
    DIVERSE
  6. Another word for oil is _______.
    petroleum
  7. Petroleum pumped from the ground is called ______ oil.
    CRUDE
  8. A factory that turns crude oil into useful products is called a _______.
    refinery
  9. To dig out the bottom and sides of a water way to make it deeper and wider is called _____.
    DREDGing
  10. The _____ industry builds and test equipment for air and space travel.
    AEROSPACE
  11. Another word for dry is ____.
    ARID
  12. What is IRRIGATION?
    use of canals, ditches or pipes to move water to dry areas

    *farmers needed to do this or they wouldn't be able to grop crops in the arid lands
  13. Another word for disagreement is ______.
    conflict
  14. When each side in a conflict gives up some of what it wants in order to reach an agreement it is called ________.
    compromise

    United State and Mexico had to do this because they were both using the Rio Grande river
  15. Surface water that does not soak into the ground is called _____.
    RUNOFF water
  16. There are many ways to ________, or settle, a conflict.
    RESOLVE
  17. Petroleum resources brought enormous _______, or riches.
    WEALTH
  18. A chemical made from oil, used to make many products, including asphalt, plastics and some medicines is called a _____.
    PETROCHEMICAL

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