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Challenge A Geography Terms A-B

These are the Challenge A Geography Terms starting with either A or B. Except, our Challenge has looked them up with a brunch of different dictionaries and chose the term the best "describes" the word. Thus, they are slightly different from what the challenge guide says;) This is for you Chas and Emily!
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Altitude
Elevation or height above sea level
Archipelago
a group or chain of may islands in a sea(usually sharped like and arch)
Arm
An inlet from the sea or other body of water
Atoll
Small island the shape of a ring or horseshoe formed by deposits of coral sea animals
Bank
The steep or sloping border of any sea
Basin
Low place in the surface of the land, usually with a body of water occupying the lowest part
Bay
Part of the sea or lake that cuts into the shoreline
Bayou
a sluggish, marshy inlet or outlet of a lake, river or other body of water(gulf or Mexico Mississippi river)
Beach
The pebbly or sandy shore of the sea or lake washed by the waves
Bluff
a steep, high bank beside a body of water
Bog
Wet ground not able to support much weight usually made up of decayed plants
Branch
a small creek or stream emptying into larger stream
Breakers
Waves breaking into foam as they approach or dash against the shore
Brink
The very edge as the top of a bluff, cliff or precipice
Brook
Small stream