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Geography Terms

basin a depression in the surface of their land some are filled with water
bay a part of sea or lake that extends into the land
butte a small section of raised land with steep sides
canyon a deep, narrow valley with steep sides; often has a stream flowing through it
cataract a large waterfall; any strong flood or rush of water
delta a triangular-shaped plain at the mouth of a river, formed when sediment is deposited by flowing water
flood plain a brood plain on either side of a river,formed when sediment settles on the river banks
glacier a huge, slow-moving mass of snow and ice
hill an area that rises above surrounding land and has a rounded top; lower and usually less steep than a mountain
islands an area of land that is completely surrounded by water
isthmus a narrow strip of land that connects two larger areas of land
mesa a high, flat-topped land form with cliff like sides; larger than a butte
mountain an area that rises steeply at least two-thousand feet(610 m) above sea level; usually wide at the bottom and rising to a narrow peak or ridge
mountain pass a gap between mountains
peninsula an area of land almost completely surrounded by water and connected by an isthmus
plain a large area of flat land or gently rolling hills
plateau a large, flat area, that rises above the surrounding land
river mouth the point where a river or lake enters a lake or sea
strait a narrow stretch of water that connects two larger bodies of water
tributary a river or stream that flows into a larger river
volcano an opening in the Earth's surface through which molten rock, ashes, and gases from Earth's interior escape
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