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land and water

basin a broad, flat area surrounded by hills or mountains
bay a small area of ocean partly surrounded by land
canal a man-made waterway for transportation or irrigation
canyon a narrow valley with high steep sides
channel a narrow waterway connecting two bodies of water
delta a land deposit at a river's mouth
gulf a large body of water partly surrounded by land
harbor a sheltered area along a seacoast where ships can anchor
island land completely surrounded by water
isthmus a narrow strip of land connecting two larger land areas
lake a large body of water completely surrounded by land
marsh low, wet land
mesa a flat-topped hill with steep sides; common in deserts
peak the pointed top of a mountain
peninsula land surrounded by the water on three sides
plain a large area of flat or gently rolling land
plateau an area of high flat land
reservoir a man-made lake for storing water
stream a small body of flowing water
tributary a stream that flows into a larger river
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