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geographic terms

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a large body of water Ocean
a large part of the ocean that extends into land Gulf
an area of land that sticks out into a lake or ocean Peninsula
a narrow piece of land connecting two larger land areas Isthmus
an area where a river deposits soil into the ocean Delta
part of large body of water that is smaller than a gulf Bay
an ocean ridge made up of skeletal remains of tiny sea animals Coral Reef
an area of land surrounded entirely by water Island
a narrow body of water connecting two larger bodies of water Strait
a circular depression formed when the roof of a cave collapses Sinkhole
an area of land covered by shallow water Wetland
a natural flow of water that runs through the land River
an inland body of water Lake
an area of densely wooded land Forest
an area of land near the ocean Coast
an opening in Earth's crust where lava, ash, and gases erupt Volcano
an area of low land between hills or mountains Valley
an are of rugged land that generally rises higher than 2,000 feet Mountain
a deep, narrow valley with steep walls Canyon
a large area of slow-moving ice Glacier
a rounded, elevated area of land smaller than a mountain Hill
a nearly flat area Plain
a hill of sand shaped by wind Dune
an extremely dry area with little water and few plants Desert
an area in the desert with a water source Oasis
a large, flat, elevated area of land Plateau
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