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sandbar

a long, narrow bank of sand in a body of water

savanna

a tropical or subtropical grassland containing scattered trees and drought-resistant undergrowth

sea

a large body of water partly or nearly surrounded by land

sea level

the average level of the surface of the ocean measured along a shoreline

seaport

a harbor or dock for large ships where materials can be loaded or unloaded

shoal

any very shallow spot in a body of water

shore

land bordering the sea, a lake, or a large river

shoreline

the line where the land meets the water

slope

any land whose surface gradually rises in general direction

snowline

the line on a mountain above which there is snow the year around

soil

loose material which forms the upper surface of the earth

sound

a long and rather narrow body of water, larger than a strait, connecting two large bodies of water or separating a large island from the mainland

spit

a long narrow sandy point of land projecting into water

steppe

Russian term for mid-latitude

strait

a passageway of water connecting two large bodies of water

stream

a flow of moving water

summit

highest part of a hill or mountain

swamp

an area of low spongy land too wet to farm but usually supporting an abundance of coarse grasses, trees, or other vegetation

tableland

a level area of high land varying in size from a mesa to a plateau

terrace

a level and rather narrow area of land with one steep edge bordering a river, a lake, or the sea

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