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Archipelago
A chain of islands
Basin
A low lying area of land that has higher leveks above
Bay
Body of water with wide opening
canyon
a deep, narrow valley with steep sides
Delta
A land that forms in the part river that flows into a ocean or sea
Desert
Land that is dry and of little rain and vegetation with extreme temperatures
Gulf
Part of a sea or ocean and is usually bigger than bays
Hill
A higher piece of land that is taller than the surrounding area this can be all alone. a mountain cannot
Isthmus
A narrow strip of land connecting two larger land areas with water on both side
Lake
It is a body of water surrounded by land
Mountain
A land mass that is higher than it surroundings . higher than hills
Oasis
A green spot in a desert or waste land
Peninsula
A piece of land with water on three sides
Plateau
An elevated piece of land that's flat
River
Flowing water that empties into a body of water
Strait
A narrow passage of water connecting two large bodies of water
Valley
Low land between two higher points of land and has an exit