13 terms

4th Grade Geography terms

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mountain
a raised mass of land with steep slopes
river
a body of water that flows from a high area to a lower area
hill
a raised area of land smaller than a mountain
wetland
an area that is soaked with water, such as a marsh or a swamp
delta
land that is formed by soil deposited near the mouth of a river
valley
a low area of land between hills or mountains
lake
a large body of water surrounded by land
plateau
a high flat area of land surrounded by lower land
cape
a piece of land that POINTS out into a body of water
peninsula
a strip of land surrounded by water on three sides
bay
part of a lake or ocean that is partially enclosed by land
plain
a large area of flat or nearly flat land
coastal plain
a flat area of land near an ocean

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