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Landforms and Waterforms

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River
A body of water with land on both sides.
Peninsula
A body of land surrounded by water on three sides.
Island
A piece of land surrounded by water on all sides.
Ocean
Body of water covering much of Earth's surface.
Mountain
Rugged land/ highest landform that can rise 2,000 feet above surrounding land.
Plain
Low, flat land.
Lake
A body of water surrounded on all sides by land.
Valley
Low land between mountains.
Canyon
A deep, narrow valley with steep sides.
Glacier
A big body of ice that moves very slowly.
Plateau
Flat land with steep sides that rises above the rest of the land.
Waterfall
Water flowing or falling from a high place.

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