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an opening in the earth, usually raised, through which gasses and lava escape from the earth's interior
volcano
a narrow strip of water connecting two large bodies of water
strait
a body of land surrounded by water
island
an area of land that is saturated by water
swamp
flat land near the edges of rivers formed by mud and silt deposited by floods
flood plain
a triangular area of land formed from deposits at the mouth of a river
delta
soft, wet, low-lying, grassy land that serves as a transition between water and land
marsh
the place where a river flows into a lake or ocean
mouth (of a river)
a sheltered area of water, deep enough for docking ships
harbor
part of an ocean or lake partially enclosed by land
bay
level of the ocean's surface, used as a reference point when measuring the height or depth of the earth's surface
sea level
a pointed piece of land extending into an ocean or lake
cape
a dry area where few plants grow
desert
a spot of fertile land in a desert, fed by water from wells or underground springs
oasis
a raised, flat area of land with steep cliffs, smaller than a mesa
butte
a large, level area of grassland with few or no trees
prairie
a wide, treeless plain
steppe
natural elevation of the earth's surface with steep sides and greater height than a hill
mountain
low land between hills or mountains
valley
a large ice mass that moves slowly down a mountain or over land
glacier
a wide, flat-topped mountain with steep sides, larger than a butte
mesa
a broad, flat area of land higher than the surrounding land
plateau
the steep, almost vertical edge of a hill, mountain, or plain
cliff
a narrow, deep valley with steep sides
canyon
a large, powerful waterfall
cataract