Geographic Terms

Geography
Archipelago.

a collection of closely grouped islands

 

 

Bay
a relatively small arm of a body of water that penetrates into a surrounding land mass.
Canal
an artificial channel or strait
Cape
a point of land that extends into a body of water
Channel
a wide strip of water that seperates two nearby landmasses and connects two larger bodies of water
Continent
a relatively large body of land that generally serves to define the boundaries between oceans
Estuary
the area at the mouth or lower course of a river where the river’s current meets the sea’s tide, mixing freshwater and saltwater
Fjord
a long narrow arm of the sea bordered by steep cliffs, typically formed by glacial errosion of river valleys; coastlines that are intercut with many fjords are extremely irregular
Gulf
a relatively large arm of a body of water that penetrates into a surrounding landmass
Island
a relatively small body of land that is entirely surrounded by water
Isthmus
a narrow strip of land that seperates two nearby bodies of water and connects two larger bodies of land
Lake
a body of water, either fresh or salt, that is entirely surrounded by landand which has no natural outlet to the world ocean
Ocean
an Ocean is an extremely large body of waterwhose borders are defined by continental landmasses
Peninsula
a piece of land that projects into a body of water and is surrounded by water on three sides
Sea
a relatively large portion of the ocean that is partially shaped by landmass, although the boundary between a sea and its adjacent ocean is often not well defined
Strait
a narrow strip of water that seperates two nearby landmasses and connects two larger bodies of water
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