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6th grade Social Studies Final:Geographical terms

Geographical vocab for Social Studies Final (straight out of Social Studies final review packet).
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Penninsula
A landmass surrounded by water on three sides.
Island
A body of land completeley surrounded by water.
Lake
A body of water completeley surrounded by land.
River
A stream of water that flows across land and eventually drains into a larger body of water.
Tributary
A small river which flows into a larger river.
Vegetation
Plant life.
Plain
A large body of flat land.
Valley
An area of low land between two hills or mountains.
Basin
A bowl shaped landform surrounded by higher land.
Isthmus
A narrow strip of land connecting two larger bodies of land.
Strait
A narrow waterway connecting two larger bodies of water.
Delta
Land made of silt left behind from a river as it drains into a larger body of water.