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Geography is the study of the Earth and its lands, features, inhabitants and phenomena. Find questions about geology, agriculture, population and more.
Wards are just like any other political division, though they are perhaps the smallest politically-relevant one possible. As with other political boundaries, they are subject to be being redrawn by the political entity responsible for them. In this case, wards are almost always a function of city …
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Go to the Doughboy website and do a search using your zipcode to find the dealer locations nearest you at: http://www.doughboy-pools.com/?Page=DealerSearch ...
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Answer North and South Korea were divided at the 38th parallel. The Yalu River which runs between North Korea and China. When UN forces approached the Yalu the Chinese had the excuse they needed to enter the war. The Han River which runs through Seoul also influenced the war when bridges over it…
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%DETAILS% There is a book called Riverdale, Kingsbridge & Spuyten Duyvil, by William A Tieck published by Fleming Revell in 1968. It was printed as a limited edition, but is available at the New York Public Library if you live in NYC, or at other major metropolitan libraries. It has many pict…
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I don't know if they have one, but the university of Texas online has an extensive collection of maps that you can view online.
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Worlds Largest DamsDo you mean in terms of dimensions or perhaps just height? or water held or power generated?Itaipu Dam on the border of Brazil and Paraguay is the biggest dam in the world right now and has the largest power generators.The largest complete structure is the Syncrude Tailings in Can…
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Answer Some of the problems included gentrification and racial intolerances, severe overpopulation such as was found in New York City's Lower East Side tenements, barely-controllable disease, and unharnessed crime. Mass-transit systems encouraged commuting.
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Tarbela Dam is a large dam on the Indus River in Pakistan. It is located in Haripur district of Hazara Division of North-West Frontier Province about 50 km (31 mi) northwest of Islamabad,at height of 485 ft (148 m) above the river bed. Reservoir size of some 95 sq mi (250 km2) makes it the largest e…
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Answer As follows: 1.) The goal of tourism operators is to increase the number of visitors to the area, the time spent at the destination and their spending. 2.) The impact of the Indian Ocean Tsunami on the industry. 3.) Development and New Tourism in the Third World. 4.) Job opportunities c…
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The rock face along the coastline becomes eroded by waves continually washing against them. In the rock face, there are horizontal layers of harder and softer rock. As can be imagined, the softer, less resistant rock gets eroded more quickly than the harder, more resistant rock. A wave-cut headland …
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Quito in Ecuador is closest to the equator. It is no correct ; the town situated to the equator is Pontianak in Indonesia, West Kalimantan province, Borneo island. And it is not a small town: cca. 600 000 inhabitants.
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New York's Natural Resources Fish and other wildlife Lakes and streams Freshwater wetlands Natural ocean bays Granite and other rocks and minerals Forests Soil Timber
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Geology vs. GeographyCorrection: Geology is the study of the origin, history, and structure of the earth. The study of minerals is mineralogy. The study of rocks is petrology. Mineralogy and petrology are sub-disciplines of geology.  One of the founders of geology thought the new science shoul…
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A thematic map displays spatial pattern of a theme or series of attributes. In contrast to reference maps which show many geographic features (forests, roads, political boundaries), thematic maps emphasize spatial variation of one or a small number of geographic distributions. These distributions ma…
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The Mariana Trench is 11,033 meters (36,201 feet) deep. The Pressure at the deepest part of the Mariana Trench is over 8 tons per square inch. The coordinates for the Mariana Trench are 11"21' North latitude and 142" 12' East longitude. The Mariana Trench is 2, 542 km (1,580 miles) long and 69…
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What is man made and nature attraction?    A natural attraction is one that has been created by nature. Like Yosemite Park in California, the Grand Canyon, Yellowstone National Park, etc. Something that wasn't created by man.
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Geography of ItalyThe geography of Italy is highly varied. There are mountains and plains, oceans and lakes, etc.Look for a geographic map.  ItalyThe country is a long peninsular that extends from the Alps to Sicily. There is a large plain , the Plain of Lombardy, in the north. Many parts of t…
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They have good soil that they plant crops on. Also they have big forests and rivers and i cant remember the rest but ill be back asap! =) Um... The other one was that they had great farmlands, that they work on. They were trying to be the best they could be. To finish your answer.
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Water resources are found from Niagara Falls in the western corner of the state, the St. Lawrence River, Hudson River, and Erie Canal system, all used for transporting goods and recreational purposes, and New York Harbor. There are many lakes throughout the state for recreation, and beach recreation…
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graph, map, place, site, relief, land, landform, contour, geomorphometry, surface, survey, geodata, streams, water, hill, forest, shading, elevation
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Pollution in the ocean is a major problem that is affecting the ocean and the rest of the Earth, too. Pollution in the ocean directly affects ocean organisms and indirectly affects human health and resources. Oil spills, toxic wastes, and dumping of other harmful materials are all major sources of…
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1. The area of Prince Edward Island is km�, which is about mi�. 2. In the southern part of the Indian Ocean exist the group of Prince Edward Islans composed from Marion Island and Prince Edward Island. The area is cca. 335 km2, islands hasn't permanent inhabitants (only an important research st…
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Puerto Rico has to do in no matter with Mexico nor South America. Puerto Rico is not near Mexico and does not celebrate any "cultures" of Mexico. Puerto Rico is a U.S. Commonwealth and is found in the Carribean, about 1,000 miles from Miami, FL. Puerto ricans are desendents of African Slaves, spana…
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Line that Seperates Earth into East and West Prime Meridian
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The lowest place on Earth: The deepest part of the Mariana Trench (or Marianas Trench) north of New Guinea and south of Guam lies 10944 meters, or 35,797 feet, or 6.8 miles below the surface of the ocean. So far, that would be the lowest place you could go on earth. The lowest place on the surfa…
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The five themes of geography are as follows: 1. Location, which can be absolute location (exact latitude and longitude) or location in relation to other geographical places (countries, rivers, mountains, etc.). 2. Place, which describes the human and physical characteristics of a location. Human…
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Mauna Kea is the tallest mountain in the world when measured from base to summit The base of Mauna Kea is 19,678 feet below sea level and its summit is 13,796 feet above sea level. That gives Mauna Kea a total height of 33,474 feet from its base to its summit. Therefore, it is actually a taller mou…
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World's Biggest Dam The Itaipu Dam on the border of Brazil and Paraguay is currently the biggest, however, the Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze River in China scheduled to open in 2009, will be the largest.
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Quito, Ecuador. It's closest to the equator (0º14'S / 78º30'W) Kampala, Uganda (0º19'N / 32º35'E) São Tomé (0º20'N / 6º44'E) Libreville, Gabon (0º30'N / 9º25'E) In South America: Quito, Ecuador. (Ecuador means equator.) In Africa: Uganda, Kenya, and Gabon have capitals near the equator…
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Virginia has a humid, subtropical climate (a humid continental climate in the mountains) with hot summers and relatively mild winters, though outbreaks of cold and snow/ice do occur. These are less common on the coast, and more common in the mountains and to the north. Thunderstorms are a common occ…
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A natural boundary might be something like a river, mountain range or an ocean. These are generally considered to be obstructions which prevent crossing without additional equipment or assistance, such as a boat or horses to carry what you need to cross a mountain range. A political boundary would b…
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this isn't a good site, please go to a different one. like the 13 originals! that's a good one.
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Mexico is divided into 31 states and one federal district.
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A physical map shows the geological characteristics. Their main purpose is to show landforms like deserts, mountains and plains. A political map shows governmental boundaries. These usually include large cities and bodies of water.
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The Purpose Of A Topographic Map Is To Show Elevation.
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the Pacific, Arctic, and southern ocean
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the Great Pyramid in Gizeh, Egypt the hanging gardens of Babylon Temple of Artemis at Ephesus statue of Zeus in Olympia mausoleum of Mausolius the Colossus of Rhodes lighthouse of Alexandria
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It's roughly a 70.1%/29.9% split in favor of the oceans.
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The five themes of geography are location, place, human-environmental interaction, movement, and regions. They together describe a place from a geographical point of view. Location Orlando lies on the Florida peninsular of the north American continent at 28 degrees north 81 degrees west with a subtr…
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It is in Asia south of Mongolia and is west of the United States of America. China is a huge country in Asia with a large east coast seaboard on the Pacific ocean. Eastern Asia, bordering the East China Sea, Korea Bay, Yellow Sea, and South China Sea, between North Korea and Vietnam.
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Courtesy of The U.S. Geological Survey Delaware shares the Delmarva Peninsula with parts of Maryland and Virginia. Delaware's small size doesn't leave much room for major or varied land forms and most of the state lies on a low, flat coastal plain. In general, Delaware slopes down from a Piedmont pl…
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The Space Needle, located in Seattle, Washington, was built in 1962 for the Century 21 Exposition, aka. the 1962 Worlds Fair. Construction work began on 17 April 1961 and it was open for business on 21 April 1962.
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North America
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Geographically Greenland is part of the North American Continent. This is because it sits on the North American Plate.
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According to a CNN poll: 1. Grand Canyon 2. Great Barrier Reef 3. Harbor of Rio de Janiero 4. Mount Everest 5. Aurora 6. Paricutin volcano 7. Victoria Falls
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That would probably depend upon what you mean with "best". If best means, that you want to help as many people as possible and would thus like to chose the region with the most cancer patients Chernobyl might be the geographical location of your choice. If you just want to make as much money a…
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A floodplain is an area of low-lying ground adjacent to a river, formed mainly of river sediments and subject to flooding.🏄
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The US records by far more tornadoes than any other country, at over 1,200 tornadoes per year. Second is Canada with about 100. Great Britain and The Netherlands sustain the greatest amount of Tornadic coverage per year relative to the size of the country. This is due to the small size of these c…
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The similarities between Eritrea and America is Eritrea has Isayas Afewerki as the father of the country who helped bring independence to the people in 1991,as George Washington was the father of the U.S. ,and helped bring independence from Great Britain.
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Asia and Europe are on the same land mass. That is the correct answer but Technically North and South America share it too.
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Mainland France shares a land border with eight countries, clockwise from the North: Belgium - Luxembourg - Germany - Switzerland - Italy - (then the Mediterranean sea) Monaco - (then the Mediterranean sea again) Spain - Andorra - Spain again (then the Atlantic) Great-Britain is across the Engli…
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This answer isn't exactly true. There will be a decrease in oxygen, yes. But most of our oxygen comes from the algae in our oceans; About 80% to be exact. So, no, our world would not be over; just severely affected. penguins can fly
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Greece is located on the mediterranean at cross roads of different civilizations,so ideas and trade flourished. it had rugged mountains and sea are ionian, mediterian sea,and the aegean sea
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It is located in South-eastern France Grand canyons in Europe are found in Greece, Spain, France, Bosnia, and Corsica. None of them can compare with the Grand Canyon in northern Arizona.
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Paris is located in the north of France at the heart of the Ile-de-France region. It sits on the Siene River. It is the capital of France and the most populous city there.
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Pennsylvania is located in the North Eastern United States.
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Brooklyn (named after the Dutch town Breukelen) is one of the five boroughs of New York City, located at the western end of Long Island. An independent city until its consolidation with New York in 1898, Brooklyn is New York City's most populous borough, with 2.5 million residents,[1] and second lar…
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Answer 32,000 sq. miles for the whole island.
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Urbanization can be defined as the rapid and massive growth of, and migration to, large cities. Positive and negative consequences can result. In US urbanization, some of these issues are: employment, sanitation, housing, sewage, water, fire, social welfare, role of government, and political machine…
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The Compass Rose is the part of the map that tells you directions.
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The crops raised in the southeast region are cotton, wheat, strawberries, corn, tomatoes and many, many others.
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Where people lived dirrectly affected how they lived,, climate,, food source, availability of building materials for shelter all contribute. For example, those living in hot equatorial climates, would require less clothing, while those in mountainous regions where it snowed would require fur. If the…
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Answer Native Americans knew of Mount St. Helens in prehistoric times. These hardy peoples doubtless roved ("explored") the area around this mountain. As far as people are concerned, it has always been part of the landscape in what we call the Cascade Range. In that light, it was not "discovered"…
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They are in the western coast of North and South America and in areas around the Mediterranean Sea.
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Quartzite is metamorphosed sandstone.
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Even before South Dakota officially gained statehood, the state had adopted the design for an official seal. South Dakota became a state in 1889, and the seal was defined in 1885. The official seal is a picturesque representation of South Dakota's commerce, industry, and natural resources. Th…
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Volcanic eruptions are caused when magma from the magma chamber of the Earth rises up the pipe and out of the vent. Magma is continuously supplied from the mantle of the Earth. Shield volcanoes usually have a gentle eruption, as it contains basic lava. Acid-lava and composite volcanoes usually have …
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The Intertropical Coverance Zone. Or to abbreviate, ITCZ.
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beaches deltasbuttesmesas:D
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In the southwest Pacific Ocean, off the coast of mainland Asia - south of Taiwan and north of Indonesia / Borneo Island, west of the Mariana Islands. The Republic of the Philippines is in Southeast Asia, in the western Pacific Ocean. Taiwan is to the north, Malaysia and Indonesia to the south. Spe…
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There are several differences between small towns and big cities. Small towns will have smaller populations than large cities will, and large cities will generally have higher crime rates.
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The fact that humans have always needed to have water to survive caused them to settle by rivers. The rivers provided drinking water as well as food. The climate caused the early humans to settle in warm areas.
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Louisiana has 466 islands. See the Related Link below for more information.
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Depression is when you get sad. It can be bad because this can turn to form into Bipolar disorder when you can stay in a house or room for hours without thinking or anything. So if you have depression - you must stay positive because lots of people have it. EDIT: Clinical depression is usually cause…
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Answer I don't know about a COUNTRY, but there are parts of northern Alaska where the sun goes down in late August and doesn't rise again until the following April (and then doesn't go down again until August). Answer I don't believe there are any whole countries where you get no daylight for…
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Province describes a political or geographic area smaller than nation, but larger than district or city. A province is roughly equivalent to a state. For example: "I live in the province of Cebu, Philippines." Province also describes an area of responsibility or expertise, for example: "Yes, I wo…
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Both are polar regions of the Earth.
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Answer Tornadoes are a part of nature. The damage they cause to plants and animals is insignificant (unless that was my favorite shade tree that got knocked over last night!) If you look at the size of the earth, tornadoes are tiny, don't travel very far, and don't last very long. Most tornadoes …
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The Caspian Sea is the largest lake in the world. The area of Caspian Sea is 3 626 000 km2. Around the Caspian Sea are the following countries: Russia, Azerbaijan, Iran, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan.
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Niihau Helicopters Inc is the company which runs limited tours to the island. The company is owned by the Robinson family, who own the island.
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The five themes of geography are: Movement - how people and ideas get around e.g. People get around by cars and ideas get around by texting. Region - A region is an area that is defined by certain similar characteristics. e.g. California is on the Pacific Coastal area. Human Environment Interact…
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Wisconsin professes to have 15,081 lakes. However, 9,037 of these lakes are unnamed and average roughly four acres in size, leaving only 6,044 that are large enough to be named. Please visit the related links.
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Mount Everest at 2,909 feet high.
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You will see a distance of 5 cm on your map represent a 2 km distance across the landscape. Your 2 km is 2,000 meters, and there are 100 cm in a meter. That makes for 200,000 cm in 2 km. If you "reduce" or scale it down by a factor of 40,000, you'll get 200,000 / 40,000 = 5 cm.
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primary sources include letter, diary, diagram, newspaper, photograph, audio and video recordings, ect.
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Brooklyn is in the United States of America.
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The answer were people live in Bullhead City, AZ. The hottest temperature was 126 degrees Fahrenheit.
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Most of the Earth's volcanism occurs along the mid-ocean ridges where new crust is being continually produced, resulting in the movement of continents. Other volcanoes occur where cold dense oceanic crust is being subducted under less dense oceanic or continental crust. The most notable example of t…
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Quite a large number and Oklahoma also holds the highest number of lakes created by dams in the nation, with more than 200. The link below will give an overview.
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Dubai is a good place for vacation in July. This City is increasingly growing for sky touch destination among tourists. Deep sea fishing happens to be one of the most popular outdoor activities in Dubai. Every movement of tour will memoriable in life if you will travel here once. Thanks... dubaici…
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The Sun warms the Earth through radiation. Water evaporates from the Earth's surface because of the heat. Water changes state to become water vapour. Water vapour condenses on the cooler surface (the sky) to form water droplets. Water droplets gather and become heavy. Clouds form and becomes rai…
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A butte is a mountain that stands alone by itself without any other mountains connected to it. Think about a big mountain sitting in the middle of a giant field and that is a butte.
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