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Academic Language 1.I’ve never heard of this word. 2.I’ve heard it but I can’t define it. 3.I know this word and sometimes use it. 4.I know this word so well I could teach it!
Landform Matrix Copy the definitions Write the Examples in Washington Draw a picture using FOUR colors
Plateau – high, wide, flat land several miles across Masada, Israel
Plateaus Table Mountain, S. Africa Table Rock, S. Oregon
Columbia Plateau region in WA State The Columbia Plateau area covers about 100,000 square miles in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho and is noted for its diverse landforms. When irrigated, the lava soil along the Snake River area of this plateau becomes very fertile.
Island – a body of land completely surrounded by water
San Juan Islands in Washington State
Strait – a narrow passageway of water between two bodies of land. Strait of Gibraltar, Spain
Strait of Hormuz, Middle East
Strait of Juan de Fuca, WA, USA
Peninsula – a body of land surrounded by water on 3 sides.
Peninsula Olympic Peninsula, Washington
Bay – a body of water that curves into the coastline.
Willapa Bay in Washington
Harbor – a sheltered part of a body of water; deep enough for serving ships.
Harbors in Washington State – Gig Harbor, Grays Harbor, Roche Harbor
Mountain – high rugged land Mt. St. Helens Mt. Rainier
Mountains Mt. Everest
Mountain Range – a row or group of connected mountains Cascade Mountain Range, WA State
Mountain Range Oberhalbstein Mountain Range, Central Eastern Alps
Basin (Valley) – Wide bowl-shaped areas Horseshoe Basin, WA State
Basin (Valley) Palas Valley, Kohistan - Pakistan
Coastline – the shape or outline of a coast Cape Disappointment, Ilwaco, WA
Coastline Cliffs of Moher, Ireland
Sound – a long, wide inlet of the ocean Puget Sound - Seattle, WA
Sound Howe Sound – British Columbia, Canada
Ocean – masses of salt water, making up 72% of Earth’s surface Earth’s Oceans Pacific Atlantic Indian Arctic