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Archipelago: A large group of islands
Atoll: a ring of coral that encloses a pool of seawater
Badlands: wasteland that has been carved into unusual shapes by wind and weather
Bay: a body of water that extends into the land
Beach: a rocky or sandy edge of land along a body of water
Butte: an isolated hill with sloping sides and a small, flat top
Canyon: a deep valley with steep sides
Cape: a point of land that juts out into water
Cave: a hollow area in the earth with an opening to the outside
Channel: a body of water that connects two larger bodies of water
Cliff: a high, steep face of rock or earth
Continent: one of the seven great land masses on earth
Delta: a fan-shaped deposit of sand and mud at the mouth of a river
Desert: a region of little rainfall where few plants and animals live
Dune: a hill of sand formed by blowing wind
Fjord: a long, narrow inlet of the sea between cliffs or slopes
Forest: a large area of land covered with trees and other plants
Geyser: a spring that spouts hot water and steam from time to time
Glacier: a large mass of ice that moves very slowly down a mountain or through a valley
Gulf: a large body of salt water that is partly enclosed by land
Hill: a raised part of the earths surface that is lower than a mountain
Iceberg: a huge block of floating ice that has broken off a glacier
Island: a piece of land that is surrounded by water
Isthmus: a narrow strip of land that connects two larger land areas
Jungle: an area of thick, tangled plants usually found near a river or swamp
Lagoon: a shallow body of water that is partly cut off from the sea
Lake: an inland body of fresh or salt water
Marsh: a low, wet area where grasses, rushes, and cattails grow
Mesa: a raised area with steep sides and a large, flat top
Mountain: a high area of land with steep sides and a sharp peak
Ocean: the body of salt water that covers most of the earth
Peninsula: an area of land that is nearly surrounded by water
Plain: a large, low area of flat or rolling land with few trees
Plateau: a flat area of land that is higher than the land around it
Prairie: a region of flat or hilly land covered by tall grasses
River: a long body of water that flows over land
Sea: a body of salt water that is partly enclosed by land
Sound: a long wide ocean inlet
Strait: a narrow body of water that connects to larger bodies of water
Swamp: a low, wet area where trees and high shrubs grow
Tundra: a cold, dry treeless region where mosses, grasses, and lichens grow
Valley: an area of low land between mountains or hills
Volcano: a hole in the earths crust through which lava, gases, and ash are released
Waterfall: a stream of water that falls from a high place
Geography Picture Dictionary One. Archipelago A large group of islands.
Landforms Geography of the World. Archipelago: a group or chain of islands.
Landforms. Archipelago a group of islands Archipelago a group of islands.
Landforms are natural features of the landscape, natural physical features of the earth's surface, for example, valleys, plateaus, mountains, plains,
Aqueduct - large pipes or canals that carry water over long distances long distances.
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Geography Terms. a region of little rainfall where few plants and animals live Desert.
Geography Terms World History Island An area of land completely surrounded by water.
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1. 2 Archipelago: a string or chain of islands 3 Bay: a small body of water partially surrounded by land.
Land and Water Geographical Terms Atoll- circle of coral islands that surround a lagoon.
Geography Review Terms 2013 Vocabulary Challenge Respectfully Submitted C. Stephen Ingraham.
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An isolated hill with sloping sides and a small, flat top.
A deep valley with very steep sides - often carved from the Earth by a river. canyon.
Geographic Pictionary 38 Launch: Please pick up one sheet from the grey bin and fill out the top Name Date Class PAGE – GO 4 “Geographic Pictionary”
Landfor m Review. Triangular piece of land formed from deposits at the mouth of a river Delta.
Landfor m Review. Part of land that rises noticeably above the rest of the land Hill.
What are Landforms?. What are landforms? Landforms are the natural shapes or features called landforms. There are many different types of landforms found.
1F 9/5. 1F Isthmus Isthmus of Panama A narrow strip of land connecting two larger pieces of land.
What am I? A Landforms Quiz There are 21 questions. Write A, B, or C on your answer sheet.
LANDFORMS. TRIBUTARY A river or stream flowing into a larger river or lake.
Mr. Fulaytar 1. Definition: A large group of islands. Sentence: The Hawaiian Islands make up an archipelago. 2.
Archipelago An archipelago is a group or chain of islands clustered together in a sea or ocean.
Geography Terms January, Directions: Look at the following pictures and see if you can match the picture to the correct geography term. Answers.
Learning About Landforms By 3-B. BAY An inlet of a large water body that extends into the land smaller than a gulf.
Name that Landform. Peninsula An area of land almost completely surrounded by water.
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Geography Terms Grade 6 Social Studies Online. Geography Identify and use the key geographic elements on maps (i.e., island, bay, gulf, cape, river,
Physical Geography Terms Mr. Spooner’s Social Studies.
The Language of Landforms ….. What are landforms? Landforms are the natural shapes or features of land. When we learn about the landscape of the earth,
Continent: One of the seven large land masses on Earth.
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Mr. Ramsey 6 th grade Social Studies Licking Heights Central.
Land and Water. KNOW FOR THE TEST!!!! strait- a small passage of water connecting two larger bodies of water isthmus- a small strip of land connecting.
a biome where the tree growth is hindered by low temperatures and short growing seasons. TUNDRA.
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Landforms 101 Landforms are categorized by ______, changes in elevation. relief.
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