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Geography Terms World History
Island An area of land completely surrounded by water
Lake A large body of water surrounded by land
River A large stream of water that flows into a lake or ocean or other body of water
Delta A triangular deposit of sand and soil that collects at the mouth of some rivers
Mouth The part of a river where its waters flow into another body of water
Channel A narrow deep waterway connecting two bodies of water OR the deepest part of a river or waterway
Valley Low land between hills or mountains
Cape A point of land extending into a body of water
Mountain Range A row of connected mountains
Peninsula Land surrounded by water on all sides but one
Gulf Part of an ocean extending into land and usually larger than a bay
Mountain A land form with high elevation and a pointed or rounded top higher than a hill
Volcano An opening in the earth’s surface through which steam and ashes and lava are forced out
Strait A narrow waterway connecting two large bodies of water
Tributary A stream or river that flows into a larger stream or river
Desert A dry barren region that may be sandy without trees
Bay Part of an ocean or lake extending into land and usually smaller than a gulf
Plain A broad and flat or gently rolling area usually low in elevation
Archipelago A group of many islands
Oasis A fertile place in the desert where there is water and some vegetation
Canal A waterway dug across land through which ships can pass
Swamp Low wet land that supports grass and trees
Glacier A huge mass of ice that moves slowly down a mountain
Harbor A sheltered area of water where ships can anchor safely
Marsh Low land with moist soil and tall grass
Timberline Line on a mountain above which it is too cold for trees to grow
Canyon Deep narrow valley with steep sides
Bluff High steep face or rock or earth
Plateau Area of high flat land with steep sides
Foothill Hill area at the base of a mountain
Mesa Flat mountain top with steep sides
Waterfall Steep drop from a high place to a lower place in a stream or river
Sea Body of salt water smaller than an ocean
Coast Land along a sea or ocean
Geography Review Terms 2013 Vocabulary Challenge Respectfully Submitted C. Stephen Ingraham.
Geography Terms World Regions 7. High, steep face of rock or earth. cliff/bluff.
A high, flat area that rises steeply above the surrounding land. 1.
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”
LANDFORMS AND WATERWAYS!. PEAK A single mountain that has a pointed top.
Basin - area of land surrounded by lands of higher elevation…usually water filled.
Types of Landforms. A volcano is… ▪ An opening in Earth’s surface through which hot rock and ash are forced out.
Landforms Of the United States. What are landforms? Landforms are the natural shapes or features of the earth. There are many different types of landforms.
A wall built across a river creating a lake that stores water.
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.
Landforms Mrs. Cook. Landforms Features on Earth’s surface, such as mountains, valleys, and plateaus.
Geography Terms January, Directions: Look at the following pictures and see if you can match the picture to the correct geography term. Answers.
Geographic Terms Slide Show. Archipelago- a group of islands.
What am I? A Landforms Quiz There are 21 questions. Write A, B, or C on your answer sheet.
Dam -A wall built across a river, creating a lake that stores water. Page 2.
Land and Water. DO NOW: New words 1. archipelago- a chain of islands 2. source- from where a river gets its water 3. mouth- where a river empties into.
Physical Geography Terms Mr. Spooner’s Social Studies.
Archipelago: A large group of islands. Atoll: a ring of coral that encloses a pool of seawater.
What are Landforms?. What are landforms? Landforms are the natural shapes or features called landforms. There are many different types of landforms found.
GEOGRAPHIC FEATURES NOTES. Canals. Canals are man-made channels for water.
Physical Features World Geography Mrs. Conlin. Elevation how high or low land is compared to the sea high elevation medium elevation low elevation below.
Landforms Actually made by Mrs. Doris. Archipelago: a group or chain of islands.
Archipelago An archipelago is a group or chain of islands clustered together in a sea or ocean.
Geography Terms Grade 6 Social Studies Online. Geography Identify and use the key geographic elements on maps (i.e., island, bay, gulf, cape, river,
What are landforms? Landforms are the natural shapes or features. There are many different types of landforms found on the earth.
LANDFORMS OF OUR WORLD. Earth is divided into three layers. The outer layer is called the crust. Beneath the crust lies the mantle. The core is the innermost.
Landforms. Peninsula A piece of land surrounded by water on three sides.
Landforms Geography of the World. Archipelago: a group or chain of islands.
GEOGRAPHY TERMS. one of five major bodies of salt water that surround the continents
LANDFORMS. TRIBUTARY A river or stream flowing into a larger river or lake.
Landforms. Archipelago a group of islands Archipelago a group of islands.
Continent: One of the seven large land masses on Earth.
MAPS A drawing of the earth shown on a flat surface.
Landforms & Bodies of Water Social Studies Quiz. Landforms & Bodies of Water STOP.
BASIC GEOGRAPHY VOCABULARY. BAY – an inlet of land on a large body of water CAPE – point of land surrounded by a body of water CONTINENT – one of 7 large.
Landforms are natural features of the landscape, natural physical features of the earth's surface, for example, valleys, plateaus, mountains, plains,
GEOGRAPHY TERMS THESE ARE THE KEY TERMS/FEATURES ASSOCIATED WITH THE PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY OF OUR PLANET LEARN THEM…..KNOW THEM…..LIVE THEM!!!!!
What is Geography? Geography is the study of the land, water, plants, animals and people of a place Fourth Grade Science and Social Studies.
Geography Terms Social Studies Online. Geography Blueprint Skill: Identify and use the key geographic elements on maps (i.e., island, flood plain, swamp,
Landforms A feature on the surface of the earth, such as a valley or mountain range.
Aqueduct - large pipes or canals that carry water over long distances long distances.
GEO-BOWL All Grades “We play mind games.” This part of a map tells what the map is about. Title.
Free Choice 1 Lowlands 2 Continents 3 Bodies of Water 4 Highlands 5.
Geography Terms. What am I? Plains- a large flat area of land.
Name that Landform. Peninsula An area of land almost completely surrounded by water.
Landforms By Matheus brito. Mountain range A mountain range is a group or chain of mountains that are close together. Mountain ranges are usually separated.
Everything you wanted to know about Landforms!. What are landforms? Landforms are the natural shapes or features found on the earth’s surface. There are.
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.
Landforms. Bay Part of a large body of water that extends into a shoreline, generally smaller than a gulf. Tampa Bay.
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