Challenge A Geo Terms #2

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cinder cone

a conical hill formed by the accumulation of volcanic debris around a vent

cliff

a very steep, vertical or overhanging face of rock, earth or ice

coast

the land near a shore

continent

one of the 6 or 7 great divisions of land on the globe

continental shelf

a shallow submarine plane of varying width forming a border to a continent and typically ending in a comparatively steep slope to the deep ocean floor

country

an indefinite usually extended expanse of land

cove

a small sheltered inlet or bay

crag

a steep, rugged rock or cliff

crater

a bowl-shaped depression formed by an impact or around the orifice of a volcano

creek

a natural stream of water normally smaller than an often tributary to a river

cultivated land

to have prepared or prepared and used for the raising of crops

current

the part of a fluid body moving continuously in a certain direction

dale

valley

dam

a barrier preventing the flow of water or of solid materials (as snow and ice)

dell

a secluded hollow or small valley usually covered with trees or turf

delta

the alluvial deposit at the mouth of a river

desert

arid land with usually sparse vegetation; especially such land having a very warm climate and receiving less than 25 cm of sporadic rainfall annually

dike

a bank usually of earth constructed to control or confine water

divide

a dividing ridge between drainage areas

downstream

in the direction of or near to the mouth of a stream

drainage basin

the area from which a single stream or river and its tributaries drains all of the water

dune

a hill or ridge of sand piled up by the wind

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