Challenge A Geography Terms A-B

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These are the Challenge A Geography Terms starting with either A or B. Except, our Challenge has looked them up with a brunch of different dictionaries and chose the term the best "describes" the word. Thus, they are slightly different from what the challenge guide says;) This is for you Chas and Emily!

Altitude

Elevation or height above sea level

Archipelago

a group or chain of may islands in a sea(usually sharped like and arch)

Arm

An inlet from the sea or other body of water

Atoll

Small island the shape of a ring or horseshoe formed by deposits of coral sea animals

Bank

The steep or sloping border of any sea

Basin

Low place in the surface of the land, usually with a body of water occupying the lowest part

Bay

Part of the sea or lake that cuts into the shoreline

Bayou

a sluggish, marshy inlet or outlet of a lake, river or other body of water(gulf or Mexico Mississippi river)

Beach

The pebbly or sandy shore of the sea or lake washed by the waves

Bluff

a steep, high bank beside a body of water

Bog

Wet ground not able to support much weight usually made up of decayed plants

Branch

a small creek or stream emptying into larger stream

Breakers

Waves breaking into foam as they approach or dash against the shore

Brink

The very edge as the top of a bluff, cliff or precipice

Brook

Small stream

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