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A body of land completely surrounded by water.
Island
A body of land surrounded on three sides by water.
Peninsula
A body of water completely surrounded by land.
Lake
A bowl-shaped landform surrounded by higher land.
Basin
A channel built to carry water for irrigation or transportation.
Canal
A high, flat area that rises steeply above the surrounding land.
Plateau
The top of a mountain.
Peak
The starting point of a river.
Source
The land along an ocean.
Coast
A flow of water falling vertically.
Waterfall
A stream of water that flows across the land and empties into another body of water.
River
Land made of soil left behind as a river drains into a larger body of water.
Delta
Part of an ocean or lake that extends deeply into the land.
Bay
Part of an ocean that extends into the land; larger than a bay.
Gulf
An area of low land between hills or mountains.
Valley
A narrow waterway that connects two larger bodies of water.
Strait
A place where ships load and unload their goods.
Port
A row or chain of mountains.
Mountain Range
A sheltered place along a coast where boats dock safely.
Harbor
A smaller river that flows into a larger river.
Tributary
A huge sheet of ice that moves slowly across the land.
Glacier
A large area of nearly flat land.
Plain
A large body of salt water; oceans cover much of Earth's surface.
Ocean
A line above which trees do not grow.
Timberline
A narrow strip of land that connects two larger bodies of land.
Isthmus