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GEOGRAPHICAL TERMS

CARMALT - Geographical terms used by real geographers

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an opening in the coastline where water reaches into the land bay
dry, almost rainless region of land desert
opening in the coastline larger than a bay gulf
large section of mostly submerged ice, floating in water iceberg
water completely surrounded by land, usually freshwater lake
one of the seven large landmasses on earth surrounded by water continent
large body of ice that slowly moves over land glacier
land higher than the land around it hill
land completely surrounded by water island
high land usually with a pointed or rounded top mountain
lowland between hills or mountains valley
land that is soaked with water, also referred to as a marsh swamp
body of water that flows into a larger body of water tributary
place where a river begins, usually in the mountains source
large stream of running water through land river
flatland plain
one of the 4 bodies of salt water on Earth ocean
land with water on three sides peninsula
flatland covered with grass prairie
large body of water partly surrounded by land sea
place where river empties into a larger body of water mouth
Created by: EM4CARMALT