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

Telecommunications
methods of sending information by phone line, cable, radio or TV

Temperate
a region where the weather is mild and not too extreme, like the United Kingdom

Through traffic
traffic that passes through towns on the way to somewhere else

Tornado
a whirling wind. It has a vacuum in the centre, called a vortex, which sucks things up and tosses them up in the air.

Tourism
the industry which attracts and manages visitors to an area

Tourist
a holiday-maker

Tourist
a visitor to an area

traditional
the ways in which people have done things for hundreds of years

Tributary
a river or stream which flows into a larger river

Turbines
These are like giant fans. The water turns the blades of the fan and as it turns it generates electricity.