Landforms and Waterforms

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River

A body of water with land on both sides.

Peninsula

A body of land surrounded by water on three sides.

Island

A piece of land surrounded by water on all sides.

Ocean

Body of water covering much of Earth's surface.

Mountain

Rugged land/ highest landform that can rise 2,000 feet above surrounding land.

Plain

Low, flat land.

Lake

A body of water surrounded on all sides by land.

Valley

Low land between mountains.

Canyon

A deep, narrow valley with steep sides.

Glacier

A big body of ice that moves very slowly.

Plateau

Flat land with steep sides that rises above the rest of the land.

Waterfall

Water flowing or falling from a high place.

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