Landforms 1

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island
An area of land that is completely surrounded by water.
plain
A large area of flat land.
mountain
A large, tall, rocky area of land that comes up out of the earth's surface.
canyon
A large crack in the earth formed by a river or earthquakes.
delta
Low, water land that is formed at the mouth of a river.
plateau
A large area of flat land that is raised higher than the land around it.
hill
A mound of raised land that is smaller than a mountain.
isthmus
A narrow strip of land that connects two large areas of land.
peninsula
A strip of land that extends out into a body of water.
valley
An area of low land between two mountains or hills.

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