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Landforms And Bodies Of Water
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A group or chain of many Islands.
A narrow piece of land that juts out from the mainland into an area of water.
A large mass of slowly moving ice
A fairly large piece of land extending into a body of water
A sheltered part of a body of water deep enough to provide anchorage for.
A deep, steep-sided narrow valley.
A line of mountains connected by high ground.
A place where a stream flows into a larger body of water.
A large, flat or level area of land.
The area of sediments formed at the mouth of a river.
Low area of land between hills or mountains typically with a river or stream flowing through it.
A piece of land completely surrounded by water.
A long narrow deep inlet of the sea between high cliffs.
An elevated, mostly level area of land.
Steep rock face-frequently at the edge of the sea.
An isolated, rocky hill or mountain with a large flat top.
An opening in the Earth from which hot gases,smoke and molten lava are emitted.
A narrow body of water connecting two larger bodies of water.
Streams and rivers flowing into a larger river.
A large inlet of ocean or sea that is partially surrounded by land.
The area where a river originates.
A large body of salt of water that runs into an ocean that helps cover over 3/4's of the Earth.
A narrow strip of land that connects two larger areas of land narrowly separates two large bodies of water.
A vertical stream of water that occurs where a river or stream falls over the edge of a steep place.
A large inland body of water.
A natural stream of water that flows through land and empties into a body of water such as a ocean or lake.
Broad inlet of the sea where land curls inwards.
the vast body of salt water that covers almost three fourths of Earth's surface.
Ridge of jagged rock, coral or sand just above or below the surface of the sea.
A natural elevation of the Earth's surface considerable mass, generally steep sides, and height greater than that of a hill.
land along a sea or ocean
region so arid because of little rainfall that it's supposes sparse vegetation and is often dry and dusty/ sandy
A broad area of land drained by a single river and its tributaries, or drained into a lake.
A natural elevation of Earth's surface, smaller than a mountain.
Mounds of ridge or sand or other loose sediment formed by the wind.
Fertile spot in the desert where the water is found.
A map that shows a particular theme or topic
Any natural characteristics of Earth's surface, such as land-forms and bodies of water.
The patter of weather over a long period of time.
All the plants and trees in a area.
The average number of people who live in a unit of area, such as a square mile. Measures how crowded an area is.
Any action that relates to the making, buying and selling of good s and service.
A useful material that is found in nature, such as water, wood, coal, and oil.
The height of the land above the sea level.
A large area of Earth with particular pattern of water.
Moisture that falls from the sky as rain, snow, sleet and hail.
A graph that shows the average temperature and precipitation in a place over a year.
Dry or lacking of rainfall; also a climate or climate zone that is hot and dry all year with very little rain.
A climate or climate zone with arm, rainy summers, and cool, snowy winters.
A large area of Earth with a certain mix of plants and trees that are adapted to similar conditions.
A large farm especially in a hot area.
The ways in which people use a particular area of Earth's surface.
The planting, growing and harvesting of trees.
Any fuel, such as petroleum, coal and natural gas, that is made from the remains of prehistoric plants and animals
Electricity that is generated from power of moving water.
An area defined by one or more natural or cultural characteristics that set it apart from other areas.
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