Earth

Geography

Isthumus

 

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Isthumus

a narrow strip of land, bordered on both sides by water,connecting two larger bodies of land.

Peninsula

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Peninsula

an area of land almost completely surrounded by water except for an isthmus connecting it with the mainland.

Strait

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Strait

Often, straits. used with a singular verb  ) a narrow passage of water connecting two large bodies of water.

Delta

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 Delta

the fourth letter of the greek alphabet

Oasis

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Oasis

a small fertile or green area in a desert region, usually having aspring or well.

Tributary


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Tributary

a stream that flows to a larger stream or other body of water.

Valley

 

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Valley

an elongated depression between uplands, hills, or mountains,

Gorge

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Gorge

a narrow cleft with steep, rocky walls, especially one throughwhich a stream runs.

Plateau

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Plateau

a land area having a relatively level surface considerably raisedabove adjoining land on at least one side, and often cut by deepcanyons.

Archipelago


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Archipelago


a large group or chain of islands

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