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LANDFORMS SMITH

Landforms for Matching

QuestionAnswer
An area of land completely surrounded by water? ISLAND
A large body of water surrounded by land? LAKE
A large stream of water that flows into a lake or ocean or other body of water? RIVER
A triagular deposit of sand and soil that collects at the mouth of some rivers? DELTA
The part of the river where its waters flow into another body of water? MOUTH
A narrow deep waterway connecting two bodies of water OR the deepest part of a river or waterway to let ships sail through? CHANNEL
A low land between hills or mountains? VALLEY
A point of land extending into a body of water? CAPE
A row of connected mountains? MOUNTAIN RANGE
What is a PENINSULA? Land surrounded by water on all sides but one
What is part of an ocean extending into land and usually larger than a bay? GULF
A land form with high elevation and has a pointed or rounded top higher than a hill? MOUNTAIN
An opening in the earth's surface through which steam, lava, and ashes are forced out? VOLCANO
A narrow waterway connecting two large bodies of water? STRAIT
What is a stream or river that flows into a larger stream or river? TRIBUTARY
What is a DESERT? A dry barren region that may be sandy and without trees
A narrow strip of land with water on both sides connecting two larger areas of land? ISTHMUS
What is part of the ocean or lake that extending into land and usually smaller than a gulf? BAY
A broad and FLAT, gently rolling area usually low in elevation? PLAIN
A group of many islands? ARCHIPELGO
A ferile place in the desert where there is water and some vegetation? OASIS
What land form is a waterway that is dug across land through which ships can pass? CANAL
What is a SWAMP? A low wet land that supports grass and trees
What is a huge mass of ice that moves slowly down a mountain? GLACIER
What is a sheltered area of water where ships can anchor safely? HARBOR
Created by: elkinssmith
 

 



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