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20 terms
Geography Landforms
Archipiélago
Archipelago
Aquifer
Acuífero
un grupo de islas
a group of islands
underground water such as wells and springs
las aguas subterráneas como pozos y manantiales
Archipiélago
un grupo de islas
Archipelago
a group of islands
20 terms
Geography - Landforms
mountains
hills
plateaus
mesa
most prominent landscape feature; on every continent; rise 2,…
between 50 ft. to 2,000 ft.; rounded tops, no steep slopes
type of highland that have broad, flat tops, gorges, canyons
similar to a plateau; much smaller, flat tops; extremely stee…
mountains
most prominent landscape feature; on every continent; rise 2,…
hills
between 50 ft. to 2,000 ft.; rounded tops, no steep slopes
12 terms
Geography Landforms
Archipelago
Canal
Island
Lake
a group of islands closely scattered in a body of water
A man-made waterway used to transport water through or as a p…
A body of land surrounded by water
A body of water that is surrounded by land
Archipelago
a group of islands closely scattered in a body of water
Canal
A man-made waterway used to transport water through or as a p…
12 terms
Geography - landforms
mountains
foothills
monadnock
fall line
tall, rocky land forms that are found in the Blue Ridge Region.
Rolling hills that begin at the base of the mountains.
An isolated hill of bedrock that rises about the area around…
The line where the elevation changes in the state.
mountains
tall, rocky land forms that are found in the Blue Ridge Region.
foothills
Rolling hills that begin at the base of the mountains.
24 terms
Geography-LANDFORMS
delta
plain
dune
archipelago
triangular section of land built up at a river's mouth
flat or gently rolling land
windblown sand that has formed hills in deserts and on beaches
a group of closely scattered islands
delta
triangular section of land built up at a river's mouth
plain
flat or gently rolling land
8 terms
Geography Landforms
bay
archipelago
gulf
isthmus
a large area of water that is part of an ocean or lake and pa…
a group of islands
a large area of ocean that is partly surrounded by land — oft…
a narrow area of land that connects two larger land areas — o…
bay
a large area of water that is part of an ocean or lake and pa…
archipelago
a group of islands
20 terms
Geography Landforms
Archipelago
Bay
Coast
Delta
A group of islands
Part of a sea or lake extending into the land; smaller than a…
A part of the land near the sea; the edge of the land
A triangular-shaped plain at the mouth of the river
Archipelago
A group of islands
Bay
Part of a sea or lake extending into the land; smaller than a…
44 terms
Geography: Landforms
archipelago
atoll
badlands
bay
a large group of islands... Ex. - The Bahamas
a ring of coral that encloses a pool of seawater
wasteland that has been carved into unusual shapes by wind an…
a body of water that extends into the land... Ex. - Bay of Beng…
archipelago
a large group of islands... Ex. - The Bahamas
atoll
a ring of coral that encloses a pool of seawater
12 terms
Geography Landforms
Plain
Plateau
Mountain Range
Canyon
A large area of flat land.
A large area of high flat land.
A group or chain of mountains.
A deep, narrow valley with steep slopes.
Plain
A large area of flat land.
Plateau
A large area of high flat land.
20 terms
Geography - Landforms
glacier
wetland
peninsula
lake
a large area of slow moving ice
an area of land covered by shallow water
an area of land that sticks out into a lake or ocean
an inland body of water
glacier
a large area of slow moving ice
wetland
an area of land covered by shallow water
43 terms
Geography: Landforms
Archipelago
Atoll
Badlands
Bay
A large group of islands
A ring of coral that encloses a pool of seawater
Wasteland that has been carved into unusual shapes by wind an…
A body of water that extends into land
Archipelago
A large group of islands
Atoll
A ring of coral that encloses a pool of seawater
Geography Landforms
Basin
Bay
Canyon
Cape
a natural depression in the surface of the land often with a…
a deep, narrow valley with steep sides
point of land that extends into a river, lake, or ocean
Basin
a natural depression in the surface of the land often with a…
Bay
18 terms
Landforms/Geography
plains
mountains
canyon
island
a large area of flat land
a large, tall, rocky area of land that comes up out of the ea…
a large crack in the earth formed by a river or earthquake
an area of land that is completely surrounded by water
plains
a large area of flat land
mountains
a large, tall, rocky area of land that comes up out of the ea…
28 terms
Geography Landforms
archipelago
badlands
beach
canyon
A large group or chain of islands
Wasteland that has been carved into unusual shapes by wind an…
a rocky or sandy edge of land along a body of water
a deep, narrow valley with steep sides
archipelago
A large group or chain of islands
badlands
Wasteland that has been carved into unusual shapes by wind an…
25 terms
Geography/Landforms
border
canyon
cardinal direction
climate
a boundary especially of a state or country
a narrow steep valley
north, south, east, west
the average weather conditions of a particular place or regio…
border
a boundary especially of a state or country
canyon
a narrow steep valley
15 terms
Geography: landforms
plateau
bay
canyon
cave
a large, flat area of land that is higher than the surroundin…
body of water that is partly enclosed by land (and is usually…
deep valley with very steep sides - often carved from the Ear…
a large hole in the ground or in the side of a hill or mounta…
plateau
a large, flat area of land that is higher than the surroundin…
bay
body of water that is partly enclosed by land (and is usually…
14 terms
Geography Landforms
Spur
Saddle
Ridge
Cliff
An area of land that sticks out like a finger from the side o…
two areas of high land with a dip between them. It is shown b…
Long narrow hilltop. Closely spaced contours form a long saus…
A high, steep, rocky slope formed by erosion or earth movemen…
Spur
An area of land that sticks out like a finger from the side o…
Saddle
two areas of high land with a dip between them. It is shown b…
24 terms
Geography Landforms
Isthmus
Plateau
Valley
Canyon
A strip of land with ocean on either side forming a link betw…
An area of relatively level high ground.
A low area of land that sits between hills or mountains.
A deep valley with steep cliffs on either side that usually h…
Isthmus
A strip of land with ocean on either side forming a link betw…
Plateau
An area of relatively level high ground.
19 terms
Landforms: Geography terms
Mountain
River
Lake
Island
An area that rises steeply at least 2,000 feet above surround…
A large stream of water of natural origin which drains an are…
a body of (usually fresh) water surrounded by land
A body of land completely surrounded by water
Mountain
An area that rises steeply at least 2,000 feet above surround…
River
A large stream of water of natural origin which drains an are…
10 terms
Geography landforms
erosion
atmosphere
landform
mountains
a process by which water, wind or ice wears away landforms an…
the multilayered band of gasses that surrounds the Earth.
an area of the Earth's surface with a definite shape; mountai…
a landform that rises more than 2,000 ft above sea level and…
erosion
a process by which water, wind or ice wears away landforms an…
atmosphere
the multilayered band of gasses that surrounds the Earth.
14 terms
Geography Landforms
Spur
Saddle
Ridge
Cliff
An area of land that sticks out like a finger from the side o…
Two areas of high land with a dip between them. It is shown b…
Long narrow hilltop. Closely spaced contours form a long saus…
A high, steep, rocky slope formed by erosion or earth movemen…
Spur
An area of land that sticks out like a finger from the side o…
Saddle
Two areas of high land with a dip between them. It is shown b…
13 terms
Geography Landforms
Archipelago
Aquifer
Atoll
Canyon
a group of islands
underground water such as wells and springs
an island of coral reef built up around the rim of an underwa…
deep and narrow valley with steep walls
Archipelago
a group of islands
Aquifer
underground water such as wells and springs
14 terms
Geography Landforms
Spur
Saddle
Ridge
Cliff
An area of land that sticks out like a finger from the side o…
Two areas of high land with a dip between them. It is shown b…
Long narrow hilltop. Closely spaced contours form a long saus…
A high, steep, rocky slope formed by erosion or earth movemen…
Spur
An area of land that sticks out like a finger from the side o…
Saddle
Two areas of high land with a dip between them. It is shown b…
15 terms
Geography / Landforms
Appalachian Mountains
Continental Divide
Rocky Mountains
Great Basin
a mountain chain running about 2,ooo miles long on the easter…
an imaginary line / ridge in the Rocky Mountains that marks t…
highest mountain chain in North America- in the western side…
very low geographic area that includes most of the state of N…
Appalachian Mountains
a mountain chain running about 2,ooo miles long on the easter…
Continental Divide
an imaginary line / ridge in the Rocky Mountains that marks t…
Geography Landforms
Bay
Continent
Delta
Gulf
An indentation of a shoreline larger than a cove but smaller…
One of the large landmasses of the earth.
A low triangular area where a river divides before entering a…
A portion of an ocean or sea partly enclosed by land.
Bay
An indentation of a shoreline larger than a cove but smaller…
Continent
One of the large landmasses of the earth.
35 terms
Geography Landforms
dessert
delta
cape
chanel
a large area of land with little or no moisture or vegtation
a deposit usually triangular in a shape of sand and soil that…
a narrow piece of land projecting into the sea
a narrow strip of water
dessert
a large area of land with little or no moisture or vegtation
delta
a deposit usually triangular in a shape of sand and soil that…
44 terms
Geography Landforms
Archipelago
Atoll
Canyon
Delta
a group of closely scattered islands
ring-shaped island formed by coral buildup on the rim of an u…
deep, narrow valley with high steep walls
triangular section of land built up at a river's mouth
Archipelago
a group of closely scattered islands
Atoll
ring-shaped island formed by coral buildup on the rim of an u…
9 terms
Geography Landforms
mountain
valley
plateau
island
natural elevation of the earth's surface with steep sides and…
low land between hills or mountains
a broad, flat area of land higher than the surrounding land
a body of land surrounded by water
mountain
natural elevation of the earth's surface with steep sides and…
valley
low land between hills or mountains
20 terms
Geography Landforms
Channel
Continent
Elevation
Equator
body of water that connects two larger bodies of water; can a…
one of the seven continuous expanses of land
height above sea level
imaginary circle around the earth, halfway between the north…
Channel
body of water that connects two larger bodies of water; can a…
Continent
one of the seven continuous expanses of land
10 terms
Geography Landforms
Archipelago
Coast
Delta
Gulf
A group of islands
The place where land meets the ocean or any water
A landform that is created by moving sediment as it enters sl…
A large bay that is an arm of an ocean or sea
Archipelago
A group of islands
Coast
The place where land meets the ocean or any water
44 terms
Geography: Landforms
archipelago
atoll
badlands
bay
a large group of islands... Ex. - The Bahamas
a ring of coral that encloses a pool of seawater
wasteland that has been carved into unusual shapes by wind an…
a body of water that extends into the land... Ex. - Bay of Beng…
archipelago
a large group of islands... Ex. - The Bahamas
atoll
a ring of coral that encloses a pool of seawater
18 terms
Geography Landforms
Archipelligo
Atoll
Canyon
Delta
Closely scattered islands
A ring shaped island made of coral buildup
Deep narrow valley with steep walls
Triangular section of land built up at a rivers mouth
Archipelligo
Closely scattered islands
Atoll
A ring shaped island made of coral buildup
20 terms
Geography Landforms
Archipelago
Bay
Coast
Delta
A group of islands.
Part of a sea or lake extending into the land; smaller than a…
part of a land near the sea; the edge of the land.
A triangular-shaped plain at the mouth of a river.
Archipelago
A group of islands.
Bay
Part of a sea or lake extending into the land; smaller than a…
28 terms
geography landforms
archipelago
beach
bluff
butte
a group of many islands
a sloping shoreline consisting of sand gravel soil or other s…
a cliff looking over a body of water or plain
a rock formation with vertical or nearly vertical sides that…
archipelago
a group of many islands
beach
a sloping shoreline consisting of sand gravel soil or other s…
44 terms
Geography Landforms
Archipelago
Atoll
Delta
Canyon
A group of spread out islands.
A ring of coral that forms an island in an ocean.
A triangular section of land formed at a river's mouth.
A deep valley with really steep sides
Archipelago
A group of spread out islands.
Atoll
A ring of coral that forms an island in an ocean.
18 terms
Geography Landforms
Island
Mountain
Valley
River
A land area, smaller than a continent, completely surrounded…
Land with steep sides that rises sharply (1000 feet or more)…
An area of low land between hills or mountains.
A large, natural stream of water that runs through the land.
Island
A land area, smaller than a continent, completely surrounded…
Mountain
Land with steep sides that rises sharply (1000 feet or more)…
21 terms
Geography Landforms
Mountains
River
Valley
Canyon
high, rocky land, usually with steep sides and a pointed or r…
A large, flowing body of water that usually empties into a se…
an area of low land between hills or mountains
a deep, narrow valley with steep sides
Mountains
high, rocky land, usually with steep sides and a pointed or r…
River
A large, flowing body of water that usually empties into a se…
35 terms
Geography Landforms
Mountain Range
glacier
fjord
cliffs
tower over low, flat plains
large body of frozen water
deep inlet of the sea between high cliffs
steep rock face
Mountain Range
tower over low, flat plains
glacier
large body of frozen water
8 terms
Landforms Geography
archipelago
Atoll
badlands
bay
A group of islands
a circular island/ a group of islands on top of a underwater…
wasteland that has been carved into unusual shapes by the win…
body of water extends into a coast line, usually smaller than…
archipelago
A group of islands
Atoll
a circular island/ a group of islands on top of a underwater…
50 terms
Geography Landforms
Barrier Island
Bluff
Beach
Butte
a long narrow island parallel and close to the mainland, prot…
A cliff looking over a body of water
A sloping shoreline consisting of sand, gravel, and soil
A rock formation with vertical or nearly vertical sides that…
Barrier Island
a long narrow island parallel and close to the mainland, prot…
Bluff
A cliff looking over a body of water
20 terms
GEOGRAPHY LANDFORMS
Archipelago
Bay
Coast
Delta
a group of islands
part of a body of water extending into land, smaller than a g…
part of the land near the sea, edge of the land
Triangular shaped plain at the mouth of a river
Archipelago
a group of islands
Bay
part of a body of water extending into land, smaller than a g…
16 terms
landforms geography
amazon rainforest
andes mountain
Atacama desert
baja california
amazon rainforest
andes mountain
22 terms
geography landforms
mountain
butte
mesa
plateau
mountain
butte
8 terms
Geography Landforms
Archipelago
bay
Coast
Delta
A group of island
Part of sea or lake,extending into land.
Part of the land near the sea,the edge of the and.
A triangular shaped plain at the mouth of a river.
Archipelago
A group of island
bay
Part of sea or lake,extending into land.
20 terms
Geography Landforms
Archipelago
Bay
Coast
Delta
A group of islands
Part of sea or lake extending into the land; Smaller than a g…
Part of the land near the sea; The edge of the land
A triangular-shaped plain at the mouth of a river
Archipelago
A group of islands
Bay
Part of sea or lake extending into the land; Smaller than a g…
15 terms
Geography Vocabulary (Landforms)
rain forest
savanna
wetland
desert
rain forest
savanna
24 terms
Geography Landforms
Island
Swamp
Butte
Oasis
A body of land surrounded by water.
A lowland region that is saturated by water.
Is raised flat area of land with steep cliffs smaller than a…
A spot of fertile land in a desert fed by water from wells or…
Island
A body of land surrounded by water.
Swamp
A lowland region that is saturated by water.
40 terms
BLMS Geography Landforms (Pictures)
Archipelago
Basin
Bay
Canyon
Group of islands
Area of land drained by a river and its branches; area of lan…
Part of a large body of water that extends into a shoreline,…
Deep and narrow valley with steep walls.
Archipelago
Group of islands
Basin
Area of land drained by a river and its branches; area of lan…
20 terms
geography landforms
Coast
Bay
Archipelago
Delta
Part of the land right by the sea or water form.
Water extending into the land that is smaller than a gulf.
A small group of islands.
A triangular-shaped plain at the mouth of a river.
Coast
Part of the land right by the sea or water form.
Bay
Water extending into the land that is smaller than a gulf.
20 terms
Geography Landforms
Archipelago
Bay
Coast
Delta
A group of islands
Part of a sea or lake extending into the land; smaller than a…
Part of the land near the sea; the edge of the land
A triangular-shaped plain at the mouth of a river
Archipelago
A group of islands
Bay
Part of a sea or lake extending into the land; smaller than a…
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