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I am a bowl-shaped area of land surrounded by higher land. What am I?
BASIN
I am a narrow strip of land connecting two larger areas of land. What am I?
ISTHMUS
I am a narrow channel of water connecting two larger bodies of water. What am I?
STRAIT
I am a body of water that is part if a sea or ocean and is partly enclosed by land. What am I?
BAY
I am a body of water with land on all sides. What am I?
LAKE
I am an area of low, wet land with trees. What am I?
SWAMP
I am a high, steep face of rock or earth. What am I?
BLUFF
I am a lowland with moist soil and tall grasses. What am I?
MARSH
I am a line on a mountain above which it is too cold for trees to grow. What am I?
TIMBERLINE
I am a deep, narrow valley with steep sides. What am I?
CANYON
I am a flat-topped mountain with steep sides. What am I?
MESA
I am a stream or river that empties into a larger river. What am I?
TRIBUTARY
I am a point of lnad that extends into water. What am I?
CAPE
I am the highest kind of land. What am I?
MOUNTAIN
I am the deepest part of a body of water. What am I?
CHANNEL
I am a gap between mountains. What am I?
MOUNTAIN PASS
I am a high, steep face of rock or earth. What am I?
CLIFF
I am a row of mountains. What am I?
MOUNTAIN RANGE
I am low land betweeen hills or mountains. What am I?
VALLEY
I am land along a sea or ocean. What am I?
COAST
I am a place where a river empties into another body of water. What am I?
THE MOUTH OF A RIVER
I am an opening in the Earth, often raised, through which lava, rock, ashes, and gases are forced out. What am I?
VOLCANO
I am an area of flat land along a sea or ocean. What am I?
COASTAL PLAIN
I am an area of water and fertile land in a desert. What am I?
OASIS
I am a steep drop from a high place to a lower place in a stream or river. What am I?
WATERFALL
I am a triangle-shaped area of land at the mouth of a river. What am I?
DELTA
I am a body of salt water larger than a sea. What am I?
OCEAN
I am dry land with few plants. What am I?
DESERT
I am the top of a mountain. What am I?
PEAK
I am a hill of sand piled up by the wind. What am I?
DUNE
I am land that is almost completely surrounded by water. What am I?
PENINSULA
I am an area along whic rivers form waterfalls or rapids as the rivers drop to lower land. What am I?
FALL LINE
I am flat land. What am I?
PLAIN
I am a flat land that is near the edges of a river and is formed by the silt deposited by floods. What am I?
FLOODPLAIN
I am an area of high, flat land with steep sides. What am I?
PLATEAU
I am a hilly area at the base of a mountain. What am I?
FOOTHILLS
I am a ridge of sand, rock, or coral taht lies at or near the surface of a sea or ocean. What am I?
REEF
I am a large ice mass that moves slowly down a mountain or across land. What am I?
GLACIER
I am a large stream of water that flows across the land. What am I?
RIVER
I am a body of water that is partly enclosed by land but is larger than a bay. What am I?
GULF
I am land along a river. What am I?
RIVERBANK
I am an area of water where ships can dock safely near land. What am I?
HARBOR
I am a body of salt water smaller than an ocean. What am I?
SEA
I am land that rises above the land around it. What am I?
HILL
I am the level that is even with the surface of an ocean or sea. What am I?
SEA LEVEL
I am a narrow strip of water leading into the land from a larger body of water. What am I?
INLET
I am the side os a hill or mountain. What am I?
SLOPE
I am a land that has water on all sides. What am I?
ISLAND
I am the place where a river begins. What am I?
THE SOURCE OF THE RIVER