The major landforms on the Earth.
Terms in this set (25)
a slowly moving mass of ice
flat lands with little change in elevation
a treeless grassy plain
a relatively flat highland - flatland higher than the surrounding land
a raised area or mound of land
a very high, natural place on Earth
a low place between mountains
a deep valley with steep sides usually created by a river
a very dry area with little or no vegetation
butte or mesa
a flat topped hill or rock formation with steep sides
a hole in the ground or the side of a mountain or hill
a fresh water wetland with very spongy, muddy terrain and a lot of water
a large body of salt water that surrounds a continent
a piece of land surrounded by water on three sides
a pointed piece of land the sticks out into an ocean, lake or river
a piece of land surrounded by water
a group of many islands in a large body of water
an island consisting of a circular coral reef surrounding a lagoon - usually atop a volcano
a body of water partially enclosed by land - smaller than a gulf
a rock, coral, sandbar or other feature laying below the water
A large, flowing body of water that usually empties into a sea or ocean.
A body of water completely surrounded by land
A weak spot in the crust where magma has come to the surface
the pebbly or sandy shore of the sea or of a lake that is washed by the waves
A stream of water that falls from a high place.
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