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S.S. Landform Stack

Landform and Bodies of water study stack

Volcano An Opening in the earth, Usually raised, through which gasses and lava escape from the earths crust.
Strait A narrow strip of water connecting two large bodies of water.
Oasis A spot of fertile land in a desert, fed by water from wells or undergroud springs.
Island A body of land surrounded by water.
Flood Plain Flat land near the edges of rivers formed by mud and silt deposited by floods.
Swamp An area of land that is saturated by water.
Plateau A broad, flat area of land higher than the surrouding land.
Desert A dry area where very few plants grow.
Delta A trianglar area of land formed from desposits at the mouth of a river.
Marsh Soft, wet, Low-lying, grassy land that serves as a transition between water and land.
Mesa A wide, Flat-topped mountian with steep sides, larger than a butte.
Canyon A Narrow,Deep valley with steep sides
River Mouth A place Where a river flows into a lake or ocean
Harbor A sheltered area of water deep enough for docking ships
Cape A pointed piece of land extending into the ocean
Prairie A large, level area of land with few trees.
Cliff A steep, almost vertical edge.
Mountain Natural elevation of the earths surface.
Valley Low land between hills of mountains.
Glacier A large mass that moves slowly down a mountain
Created by: 12tcook