Geography terms

Geography
archipelago
a group of many islands
bay
part of an ocean or lake extending into the land and usually smaller than a gulf
cape
a point of land extending into a body of water
delta
a triangular deposit of sand and soil that collects at the mouth of some rivers
gulf
part of an ocean extending into land and usually larger that a bay
harbor
a sheltered area of water where ships can anchor safely
isthmus
a narrow strip of land with water on both sides connecting two larger area of land
oasis
a fertile place in the desert where there is water and some vegetation
strait
a narrow waterway connecting two larger bodies of water
strait
a narrow waterway connecting two larger bodies of water
tributary
a stream or river that flows into a larger stream or river
canal
a waterway dug across land through which ships can pass through
channel
a narrow deep waterway connecting two bodies of water the deepest part of a river or waterway
desert
a dry barren region that may be sandy and without trees
glacier
a huge mass of ice that moves slowly down a mountain
island
an area of land completely surrounded by water
lake
a large body of water surrounded by land
mountain
a land form with high elevation and a pointed or rounded top higher than a hill
mountain range
a row of connected mountains
mouth
the part of a river where its waters flow into another body of water
peninsula
land surrounded by by water on all sides but one

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