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4th grade Landforms

What landform is mostly surrounded by water but connected to the mainland; larger than a cape peninsula
What landform is part of a lake or ocean partly surrounded by land (usually smaller than a gulf) bay
What landform is a steep rising mass of land; usually at least 1000 feet high mountain
What landform is a large area of flat or nearly flat land? plain
What landform is a large area of high, flat land with steep sides? plateau
What landform is completely surrounded by water? island
What is the largest landform? There are seven of them. continents
What landform is a pointed piece of land that stretches into the water; usually smaller than a peninsula? cape
What landform is a large area of ocean partly surrounded by land; usually larger than a bay? gulf
What landform is a deep valley with steep, rocky sides; often with a river at the bottom? canyon
What large body of flowing water leads to a lake, the sea or another body of water? river
What landform has a lower elevation and is located between mountains or hills? valley
What is a stream or river that empties into a larger stream, river or lake, but NOT directly into the ocean or sea called? tributary
What land feature is created when a river empties into another body of water, creating a wetland area? delta
What body of water is completely surrounded by land? lake
What body of water is partially surrounded by land and is considered a part of the ocean? sea
What body of saltwater covers about 71 percent of Earth's surface? ocean
What is a line of mountains connected by high ground called? mountain range
Which land feature is barren area of landscape where little precipitation occurs desert
A depression, or dip, in the Earth's surface. Basins are shaped like bowls, basin
A narrow strip of water extending into a body of land from a river, lake, ocean, that looks like a small bay or creek. inlet
A narrow strip of water extending into a body of land from a river, lake, ocean, that looks like a small bay or creek. strait
What huge, thick mass of snow becomes compressed over time, turning it into a dense mountain of ice. glacier
A narrow strip of land that connects two larger landmasses and separates two bodies of water. isthmus
a chain, cluster, or collection of islands archipelago
Created by: mcginnisn
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