Land Formations

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peninsula

a narrow stretch of land surrounded on three sides by water

isthmus

a narrow strip of land connecting two larger bodies of land

delta

a place at the mouth of a river where the river splits into many different sections forming a marshy triangle.

cape

a point or head of land projecting into a body of water

valley

an elongated low land between ranges of mountains, hills, or other uplands, often having a river or stream running along the bottom

river

a large natural stream of water emptying into an ocean, lake, or other body of water

lake

a large inland body of fresh water or salt water

bay

an are of sea partially enclosed by land, smaller than a gulf

sea

a relatively large body of water, either part of an ocean that is partially surrounded by land, or a body of water that is completely landlocked

strait

a narrow channel of water joining two larger bodies of water.

sound

a long passage of water connecting two larger bodies

gulf

a large area of a sea or ocean partially enclosed by land

canal

a long narrow arm of the sea penetrating for inland

fjord

a long narrow arm of the sea bordered by steep cliffs

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