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Geography

TermDefinition
Landform A physical feature of the Earth's surface
Landform - 7 Examples Plateaus, Mountains, Lakes, Rivers, Islands, Continents, and Oceans
Continent A continuous expanse of land
Earth's 7 Continents North America South America Africa Europe Asia Australia Antarctica
Ocean A very large expanse of sea
What are the 5 oceans? Atlantic Pacific Southern Indian Artic
Swamp An area of low lying, uncultivated ground where water collects; a bog or marsh
Plain A large area of flat land with few trees
Forest A large area covered chiefly with trees
Island Surrounded by water and undergrowth
Archipelago A sea or stretch of water containing many islands
Strait A narrow passage of water connecting two seas or two larger areas of water
Bay A broad inter of the sea where the land curves inward
Lake surrounded by land with a large body of water
River A flowing natural stream of water
Tributary A river or stream of flowing into a large river of lake
Delta An area of land in which a river divides into smaller rivers
Peninsula A piece of land that is bordered by water on three sides but connected to mainland
Canal An artificial waterway constructed to allow the passage of boats
Coast The part of the land near the sea, the edge of the land
Gulf A deep inlet of the sea almost surrounded by land, with a narrow mouth
Mountain A large natural elevation of the Earth's surface rising abruptly from the ground
Valley A low area of land between hills or mountains
Canyon A deep gorge, typically one with a river flowing through it
Plateau An area of relatively level high ground typically with a flat top
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