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Geography

 

 

 

 

1. mesa

 

flat-topped mountainwith steep sides

 

 

 

 

 

2. mountain

 

 

highest kind of land

 

 

 

 

3. mountain pass

 

 

 

gap bewteen mountains

 

 

 

 

 

4. mountain range

 

 

 

row of mountains

 

 

 

 

5. mount of river 

 

 

 

place where a river empties into another body of water 

 

 

 

 

6. oasis

 

 

 

area of water and fertile land in a desert 

 

 

 

 

7. ocean 

 

 

 

body of salt water larger than a sea

 

 

 

 

8. peak 

 

 

 

top of a mountain 

 

 

 

 

9. peninsula

 

 

 

land that is almost completely surrounded by water

 

 

 

 

10. plain

 

 

 

area of flat or gently rolling low land 

 

 

 

 

11. plateau 

 

area high, mostly flat land 

 

 

 

 

 

 

12. reef

 

 

 

ridge of sand, rock, or coral that lies at or near surface of a sea or ocean

 

 

 

 

13. river

 

 

 

large stream of water that flows across the land

 

 

 

 

 

 

14. riverbank 

 

 

 

land along a river 

 

 

 

 

15. savanna

 

 

 

area of grassland and scattered trees

 

 

 

 

16. sea

 

 

 

body of salt water smaller than an ocean

 

 

 

 

17. sea level

 

 

 

the level of the surface of an ocean or a sea 

 

 

 

 

18. slope 

 

 

 

side of a hill or mountain

 

 

 

 

19. source of river 

 

 

 

place where a river begins 

 

 

 

 

20. strait

 

 

 

narrow channel of water connecting two larger bodies of water

 

 

 

 

21. swamp 

 

 

 

area of low, wet land with trees 

 

 

 

 

22. timberline 

 

 

 

line on a mountain above which it is too cold for trees to grow 

 

 

 

 

 

 

23. tributary

 

 

 

stream or river that flows into a larger stream or river

 

 

 

 

24. valley 

 

 

 

low land bewteen hills or mountains 

 

 

 

 

25. volcano

 

 

 

openig in the earth, often raised, through whic lava, rock, ashes, and gases are forced out

 

 

 

 

26. waterfall 

 

 

 

steep drop from a high place to a lower place in a stream or river

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