Geographic Terms pt 1

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a large group of islands


all the land drained by a river and its tributaries


an arm of a sea or lake, extending into the land, usually smaller than a gulf


a waterway built to connect two other bodies of water


a deep valley with steep sides


a point of land extending from the coastline into the sea or a lake


a high, steep face of rock or earth


land along a sea or an ocean


a wall built across a river to hold back the water


land at the mouth of a river, made of sand and silt, usually shaped like a triangle


a very dry area where few plants grow


a hill, mound, or ridge of sand formed by the wind


a large body of ice that moves very slowly over the land or down a valley


an arm of a sea or lake extending into the land, usually larger than a bay


a protected place on an ocean, sea, lake, or river where ships can anchor safely


a rounded and raised landform, not as high as a mountain

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