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Challenge A Geography Terms Set #5

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sandbar
a long, narrow bank of sand in a body of water
savanna
a tropical or subtropical grassland containing scattered trees and drought-resistant undergrowth
sea
a large body of water partly or nearly surrounded by land
sea level
the average level of the surface of the ocean measured along a shoreline
seaport
a harbor or dock for large ships where materials can be loaded or unloaded
shoal
any very shallow spot in a body of water
shore
land bordering the sea, a lake, or a large river
shoreline
the line where the land meets the water
slope
any land whose surface gradually rises in general direction
snowline
the line on a mountain above which there is snow the year around
soil
loose material which forms the upper surface of the earth
sound
a long and rather narrow body of water, larger than a strait, connecting two large bodies of water or separating a large island from the mainland
spit
a long narrow sandy point of land projecting into water
steppe
Russian term for mid-latitude
strait
a passageway of water connecting two large bodies of water
stream
a flow of moving water
summit
highest part of a hill or mountain
swamp
an area of low spongy land too wet to farm but usually supporting an abundance of coarse grasses, trees, or other vegetation
tableland
a level area of high land varying in size from a mesa to a plateau
terrace
a level and rather narrow area of land with one steep edge bordering a river, a lake, or the sea

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