World Geography North America Vocabulary Name___________________________ 1. ____ Colony a. A small, low island or coral reef. 2. ____ Annex b. A river or stream that flows into a main river. 3. ____ Cede c. A territory separated from but subject to a ruling power. 4. ____ Continental Divide d. Per person. 5. ____ Drainage Basin e. To formally incorporate into a country or state the territory of another. 6. ____ Tributary f. The ability to read and write. 7. ____ Rain Shadow g. To transfer or give up. 8. ____ Literacy h. The rocklike skeletons of tiny sea animals. 9. ____ Suburb i. A storm with winds of at least 39 miles per hour. 10. ____ Standard of Living j. A residential area outside a city. 11. ____ Per Capita k. A boundary or area of high ground that separates rivers flowing toward opposite sides of a continent. 12. ____ Cay l. The entire area of land that is drained by a major river and its tributaries. 13. ____ Coral m. A person’s or group’s level of material well-being, as measured by education, housing, health care and nutrition. 14. ____ Tropical Storm n. An area of reduced rainfall on the leeward side of high mountains. 15. ____ Hurricane o. A destructive tropical storm that forms over the Atlantic Ocean, usually in late summer and early fall, with winds of at least 74 miles per hour.