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Landforms Actually made by Mrs. Doris. Archipelago: a group or chain of islands.

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1 Landforms Actually made by Mrs. Doris

2 Archipelago: a group or chain of islands

3 Cape: a point of land jutting out into water (smaller than a peninsula)

4 Oasis: a fertile or green area in the middle of a dessert

5 Tributary: a stream feeding a larger stream or lake

6 Canal: an artificial waterway built for navigation, drainage or irrigation

7 Mountain range: a group or chain of mountains

8 Swamp: a wetland partially covered by water

9 Peninsula: land surrounded on three sides by water; land connected to a larger piece of land jutting out into water

10 Delta: where a river empties into a larger body of water

11 Valley: a depression in the land usually between hills or mountains

12 Mountains: a landmass that juts above all surrounding land, larger than a hill

13 Plateau: level land that is raised above other close land

14 Isthmus: a narrow strip of land connecting larger bodies of land (a land bridge)

15 Island: land surrounded by water on all sides

16 Strait: a narrow strip of water connecting two larger bodies of water (a water bridge)

17 Plain: an extensive area of level, treeless land

18 Canyon- a deep narrow valley with steep sides usually with a stream running through it

19 Volcano- a vent in the crust of the earth that molten lava and steam issues from

20 River source- the point of origin of a stream of water

21 Ocean/Sea- the whole body of salt water that covers nearly ¾s of the earth

22 Gulf/Bay- a part of an ocean/sea where the water extends into the land and is surrounded by land on three sides

23 Desert- arid land with sparse vegetation

24 Lake- water surrounded by land on all sides

25 Glacier- a large body of ice moving slowly down a slope or across land


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