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Geography Essentials: A-Z. Click on a letter of the alphabet.
       

Abroad
a foreign country, not the UK. Also termed as 'overseas'.

Agenda
a list of things to do

Agenda 21
At the Earth Summit in 1992, world leaders met to talk about the cities of the future. The report, called Agenda 21, sets out some ways we can all help to make our cities better places to live in the future.

agriculture
activities involved with growing plants and looking after animals

Altitude
the height of the land in relation to sea level

Amenity
something pleasant or useful that makes our time more enjoyable and comfortable

Architecture
the style of a building

Avalanche
a mass of snow falling rapidly down a mountain