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

Climate
the average weather conditions of a place. In the UK our climate is temperate, which means it is quite mild.

Climate
weather conditions in an area

Commute
travelling to and from work

Compost
a fertilizer made from plant waste, used to provide goodness for growing new plants

Congestion
crowded traffic conditions

Conservation
activities to keep the environment from harm or damage

Conservation
keeping the environment healthy and pleasant for people, plants and animals

Continent
the world is separated into seven large areas of land called continents. They are Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, North America, South America and Antarctica.

Councillor
a person working for the council who makes decisions about local services. Local people vote to decide who will be the councillors.

Current affairs
events that are happening at the moment

Cycleway
a path made specially for cyclists. It is sometimes called a cycle track and runs alongside the main road.