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Islands clustered together
Dry area witch receives such a small amount of precipitation that little or no plant or animal life can survive there permanently.
Large part of an ocean that extends into the land. Usually larger than a bay
Land completely surrounded by water
Narrow neck if land connecting two larger areas of land
Large area of flat or gently rolling land, treeless land
Large area of level land that is higher than surrounding land.
Narrow body of water that connects two larger bodies of water.
Long, low lying area usually located between ranges of hills or mountains.
Height of land above sea level
Imaginary line about 66' north of the equator. North of it weather is harsh
Area of land that is lower than the surrounding land
Area of an ocean, lake, sea, etc. that extends into land. Smaller than gulf
Deep, narrow, steep sided valley, often with rivers at its floors
Piece of land extending beyond the rest of the shoreline into the ocean
Weather that occurs over a long period of time
Huge land mass there are 7
Triangular shaped area of small islands of sediment that divide a river int smaller parts at its mouth
Imaginary lines that circles the Earth half way between the poles
Study of the features of the Earth and of the places where animals and plants live and how they affect and are affected by their environments
Huge mass of slowly moving ice
One half of the earth
Land that rises to a summit no more than 1,000 ft. above the surrounding area
A body of water surrounded by land fresh water
Land that rises higher above hills and surrounding areas
The lower end of the river that flows into another body of water
Huge area of salt water
Area of land almost surrounded by water
Southernmost and northernmost points on earth
Flat or slightly rolling land with few trees but Lots of grass
Rain, hail, sleet, snow, and other types of moisture that fall to earth.
Large amount of flowing fresh water.
Dry area of flat or rolling land that supports grasses but few trees
Part of an ocean that has been identified by geographers as a distinct body of water
Large area that experiences very hot and very cold temperatures and very little precipitation. Not a lot of plants
Highest point on a gill or mountain
Area of land that is very wet year round and in witch trees and shrubs grow
Stream or river that flows into a larger stream or river
Treeless plain close to or above the arctic circle
Cone shaped mountain formed by lave and other materials that have erupted from the earth
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