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32 Natural Wonders Glossary carnivorous: animals or plants that feed on animals ecosystem: a group of living plants, animals, and their environment, all of which act as a community environmental: having to do with natural surroundings, such as climate, land, and water eroded: worn away, slowly reduced in size expeditions: journeys or trips made for a purpose, such as to explore a new area geologists: scientists who study rocks, soils, and minerals indigenous: native to a certain place; having been born in a place minerals: substances that are neither animal nor vegetable, usually found in the ground missionary: a person who travels to a place in order to convince the local inhabitants to join a religion preserve: to save for the future, to shield from destruction sacred: spiritual, religious, and holy savannah: a grassland that is mostly treeless sinkholes: hollow places that appear in a solid area of soil or rock species: a specific group of plant or animal that shares characteristics tectonic plates: large pieces of Earth's crust Index Angel, Jimmie 15,26,27 Auyán Tepuy 4, 5, 8, 15, 20, 22, 23, 26, 27 Lost World, The 7,26 Pemón people 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 27 Canaima National Park 5, 19, 24, 25,27 Robertson, Ruth 14, 27 Roraima Tepuy 7,25,26,27 Gran Sabana 6, 7,10, 11, 12, 13, 18, 19,21,23,24,26,27 Guayana Highlands 6, 7 savannah 6, 10, 19 Venezuela.

32 Natural Wonders Glossary carnivorous: animals or plants that feed on animals ecosystem: a group of living plants, animals, and their environment, all of which act as a community environmental: having to do with natural surroundings, such as climate, land, and water eroded: worn away, slowly reduced in size expeditions: journeys or trips made for a purpose, such as to explore a new area geologists: scientists who study rocks, soils, and minerals indigenous: native to a certain place; having been born in a place minerals: substances that are neither animal nor vegetable, usually found in the ground missionary: a person who travels to a place in order to convince the local inhabitants to join a religion preserve: to save for the future, to shield from destruction sacred: spiritual, religious, and holy savannah: a grassland that is mostly treeless sinkholes: hollow places that appear in a solid area of soil or rock species: a specific group of plant or animal that shares characteristics tectonic plates: large pieces of Earth's crust Index Angel, Jimmie 15,26,27 Auyán Tepuy 4, 5, 8, 15, 20, 22, 23, 26, 27 Lost World, The 7,26 Pemón people 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 27 Canaima National Park 5, 19, 24, 25,27 Robertson, Ruth 14, 27 Roraima Tepuy 7,25,26,27 Gran Sabana 6, 7,10, 11, 12, 13, 18, 19,21,23,24,26,27 Guayana Highlands 6, 7 savannah 6, 10, 19 Venezuela.

32 Natural Wonders Glossary carnivorous: animals or plants that feed on animals ecosystem: a group of living plants, animals, and their environment, all of which act as a community environmental: having to do with natural surroundings, such as climate, land, and water eroded: worn away, slowly reduced in size expeditions: journeys or trips made for a purpose, such as to explore a new area geologists: scientists who study rocks, soils, and minerals indigenous: native to a certain place; having been born in a place minerals: substances that are neither animal nor vegetable, usually found in the ground missionary: a person who travels to a place in order to convince the local inhabitants to join a religion preserve: to save for the future, to shield from destruction sacred: spiritual, religious, and holy savannah: a grassland that is mostly treeless sinkholes: hollow places that appear in a solid area of soil or rock species: a specific group of plant or animal that shares characteristics tectonic plates: large pieces of Earth's crust Index Angel, Jimmie 15,26,27 Auyán Tepuy 4, 5, 8, 15, 20, 22, 23, 26, 27 Lost World, The 7,26 Pemón people 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 27 Canaima National Park 5, 19, 24, 25,27 Robertson, Ruth 14, 27 Roraima Tepuy 7,25,26,27 Gran Sabana 6, 7,10, 11, 12, 13, 18, 19,21,23,24,26,27 Guayana Highlands 6, 7 savannah 6, 10, 19 Venezuela.

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