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6th - Landforms

Landforms and Bodies of Water

TermDefinition
archipelago a group or cluster of islands
basin an area of land surrounded by higher land which drain into the shallower center
cataract a large waterfall
canyon a narrow or deep valley with steep sides
cape a point of land that sticks out into a body of water
delta land formed by deposits of sand, silt, and small rocks deposited at the mouth of a river
desert a dry, usually sandy region with very few trees and little annual rainfall
divide a high area that separates the flow of water in 2 different directions
floodplain a flat area on either side of a river; formed when sediment settles on the riverbanks
gulf a part of a sea or ocean that is partially enclosed by land, usually larger than a bay
tributary a river or stream that flows into a larger river
island an area of land that is completely surrounded by water
isthmus a narrow strip of land that connects 2 larger pieces of land
lake a large body of water surrounded by land
mountain a very high area of rocky land, usually with steep sides and a pointed or rounded top
mountain range a group of mountains that are connected in a chain or row
peninsula a body of land that is surrounded on 3 sides by water
plateau a flat highland with at least one steep side
prairie a wide plains region with relatively flat areas of land and few tress covered in tall grasses
river a stream of water that flows over land and empties into a larger body of water like a lake, sea, or ocean
sea a body of water, often connected to an ocean, that is partly or completely surrounded by land
strait a narrow strip of water connecting 2 larger bodies of water
tundra a cold, flat, treeless plain with ground that is permanently frozen
valley a low place between hills or mountains
volcano a cone-shaped mountain vent in the earth's crust
Created by: mrsdyer316
 

 



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