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Geography

Land froms

QuestionAnswer
volcano an opening in the earth that allows lava and gases to escape
strait a narrow channel connecting two bigger bodies of water
island a body of land surrounded by water
swamp a lowland region saturated by water
flood plain flat land near the edges of rivers formed by
delta a triangular of land formed from deposits at the mouth a river
marsh soft,wet,low-lying,grassy land that serves a transition between land and water
(river)mouth the place where a river flows into a lake or an ocean
harbour a sheltered area of water deep enough to dock ships
bay/gulf part of an ocean or lake the is partially surrounded by land
cape/peninsula a point of land extending into the ocean or a lake
sea level level of the ocean's surface, used when measuring the height or depth of the earths surface
butte a raised, flat area of land with steep cliffs, smaller than a mesa
oasis a spot of fertile land in the desert, fed by
prairie a large flat grassy area with few or no trees
steppe a wide, flat, treeless grassy plain
mountain natural elevation of the earthssurface with steep sides and a a greater height than a hill
valley low land between mountains or hills
glacier a large ice mass that moves down a mountain or over land
mesa a wide, flat-topped mountain with steep sides, larger than a butte
plateau a broad, flat area higher than the surrounding land
cliff the steep, almost vertical edge of a hil, mountain or plain
canyon a narrow, deep valley with steep sides
cataract step-like series of waterfalls
volcano an opening in the earth that allows lava and gases to escape
strait a narrow channel connecting two bigger bodies of water
island a body of land surrounded by water
swamp a lowland region saturated by water
flood plain flat land near the edges of rivers formed by
delta a triangular of land formed from deposits at the mouth a river
marsh soft,wet,low-lying,grassy land that serves a transition between land and water
(river)mouth the place where a river flows into a lake or an ocean
harbour a sheltered area of water deep enough to dock ships
bay/gulf part of an ocean or lake the is partially surrounded by land
cape/peninsula a point of land extending into the ocean or a lake
sea level level of the ocean's surface, used when measuring the height or depth of the earths surface
butte a raised, flat area of land with steep cliffs, smaller than a mesa
oasis a spot of fertile land in the desert, fed by
prairie a large flat grassy area with few or no trees
steppe a wide, flat, treeless grassy plain
mountain natural elevation of the earthssurface with steep sides and a a greater height than a hill
valley low land between mountains or hills
glacier a large ice mass that moves down a mountain or over land
mesa a wide, flat-topped mountain with steep sides, larger than a butte
plateau a broad, flat area higher than the surrounding land
cliff the steep, almost vertical edge of a hil, mountain or plain
canyon a narrow, deep valley with steep sides
cataract step-like series of waterfalls
volcano an opening in the earth that allows lava and gases to escape
strait a narrow channel connecting two bigger bodies of water
island a body of land surrounded by water
swamp a lowland region saturated by water
flood plain flat land near the edges of rivers formed by
delta a triangular of land formed from deposits at the mouth a river
marsh soft,wet,low-lying,grassy land that serves a transition between land and water
(river)mouth the place where a river flows into a lake or an ocean
harbour a sheltered area of water deep enough to dock ships
bay/gulf part of an ocean or lake the is partially surrounded by land
cape/peninsula a point of land extending into the ocean or a lake
sea level level of the ocean's surface, used when measuring the height or depth of the earths surface
butte a raised, flat area of land with steep cliffs, smaller than a mesa
oasis a spot of fertile land in the desert, fed by
prairie a large flat grassy area with few or no trees
steppe a wide, flat, treeless grassy plain
mountain natural elevation of the earthssurface with steep sides and a a greater height than a hill
valley low land between mountains or hills
glacier a large ice mass that moves down a mountain or over land
mesa a wide, flat-topped mountain with steep sides, larger than a butte
plateau a broad, flat area higher than the surrounding land
cliff the steep, almost vertical edge of a hil, mountain or plain
canyon a narrow, deep valley with steep sides
cataract step-like series of waterfalls
volcano an opening in the earth that allows lava and gases to escape
strait a narrow channel connecting two bigger bodies of water
island a body of land surrounded by water
swamp a lowland region saturated by water
flood plain flat land near the edges of rivers formed by
delta a triangular of land formed from deposits at the mouth a river
marsh soft,wet,low-lying,grassy land that serves a transition between land and water
(river)mouth the place where a river flows into a lake or an ocean
harbour a sheltered area of water deep enough to dock ships
bay/gulf part of an ocean or lake the is partially surrounded by land
cape/peninsula a point of land extending into the ocean or a lake
sea level level of the ocean's surface, used when measuring the height or depth of the earths surface
butte a raised, flat area of land with steep cliffs, smaller than a mesa
oasis a spot of fertile land in the desert, fed by
prairie a large flat grassy area with few or no trees
steppe a wide, flat, treeless grassy plain
mountain natural elevation of the earthssurface with steep sides and a a greater height than a hill
valley low land between mountains or hills
glacier a large ice mass that moves down a mountain or over land
mesa a wide, flat-topped mountain with steep sides, larger than a butte
plateau a broad, flat area higher than the surrounding land
cliff the steep, almost vertical edge of a hil, mountain or plain
canyon a narrow, deep valley with steep sides
cataract step-like series of waterfalls
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