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An opening in the earth, usually raised, through which gasses and lava escape from the earth's interior
Volcano
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 the 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.
river (mouth)
a shelterd area of water ,deep enough for docking ships.
harbor
A part of ocean or lake partially enclosed by land.
Bay
Level of the oceans surface,used as a reference point when measuring the height or depth of the earth's surface.
sea level
a pointed peice of land extending into an ocean or lake.
cape
a raised flat area of land, with steep cliffs smaller than a mesa.
butte
a spot of fertile land in a desert fed by water from wells or underground springs.
oasis
dry area where few plants grow.
desert
a broad flat area of land higher than the surrounding land
plateau
the steep almost vertcal edge of a hiil moountain or plain
cliff
a narrow deep valley with steep sides
canyon
a large powerful waterfall
catarac
a wide flat topped mountain with steep sides larger than a butte
mesa
a wide tireless plain
steppe
a lage level area of grassland with few or no trees
prarie
natural elevation of the earths surface with steep sides and greater hieght than a hill.
mountain
low land between hils or mountains.
valley
a large ice mass that moves slowly downn a mountain or over land
glacier
the steep almost vertcal edge of a hiil moountain or plain
cliff
a narrow deep valley with steep sides
canyon
a large powerful waterfall
catarac
a wide flat topped mountain with steep sides larger than a butte
mesa
a wide tireless plain
steppe
the steep almost vertcal edge of a hiil moountain or plain
cliff
a narrow deep valley with steep sides
canyon
a large powerful waterfall
catarac
a wide flat topped mountain with steep sides larger than a butte
mesa
a wide tireless plain
steppe