Geography Final: Landforms and Waterbodies
Terms in this set (20)
Fan-shaped accumulation of soil and sand that collects at the mouth of a river.
Curved or pointed part of a coastline where the land juts into the water.
Narrow channel of water joining two larger bodies of water.
Body of water surrounded entirely by land. Fresh (not salty) water.
Chain of connected mountains.
Large body of water separating continents.
Large stream of water that flows from mountains to lake or ocean.
Area of low-lying land between mountains or hills.
Expanse of water with many islands.
Opening in earth's crust through which lava (etc.) may erupt.
Raised land, higher than a hill with steep rocky sides.
Body of land, smaller than a continent entirely surrounded by water.
Raised area of land that is lower than a mountain with a rounded top.
Narrow strip of land that connects two larger bodies of land.
Broad area of mostly flat land at a high elevation.
Deep narrow valley with steep sides, often with a stream flowing through.
Piece of land jutting out into the water which surrounds it on three sides.
Long, broad inlet of ocean usually parallel to the coast.
Stream or river that flows into a larger stream or river.
Body of water partly enclosed by land with access to ocean. Smaller than gulf.
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