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a large group of islands
archipelago
an area of low lying land surrounded by higher land
basin
part of an ocean, sea, or lake extended into the land
bay
the gently sloping shore of an ocean or lake especially that part covered by sand or pebbles
beach
a waterway built to carry water for navigation or irrigation
canal
a deep narrow valley with steep sides
canyon
a projecting part of a coastline that extends into an ocean, sea, gulf, bay or lake
cape
a high steep face of rock or earth
cliff
a wall built across a river to hold back the flowing water
dam
land formed at the mouth of a river by deposits of silt, sand and pebbles
delta
a very dry area where few plants grow
desert
a deep narrow inlet of the sea between high, steep cliffs
fjord
a hilly area at the base of a mountain range
foothills
a large sheet of ice that moves slowly over some land surface of down a valley
glaciers
par of an ocean or sea that extends into the land; usually larger than a bay
gulf
a protected place along a shore where ships can safely anchor
harbor
a rounded, raised landform not as high as a mountain
hill
a body of land completely surrounded by water
island
narrow strip of land bordered by water that connects two larger bodies of land
isthmus
a high flat landform rising steeply above the surrounding land
mesa
a high rounded pointed landform with steep sides higher than a hill
mountain
a body of water surrounded by land
lake
a place in a desert made fertile by a steady supply of water
oasis
on of the earth's largest bodies of water
ocean
a body of land nearly surrounded by water
peninsula
a large area of flat or nearly flat land
plain
a high flat land form that rises steeply above the surrounding land
plateau
a place where ships load and unload cargo
port
a natural or atificial lake used to store water
reservoir
all the land drained by a river and its tributes
river basin
a large stream of water that flows across the land and usually empties into bigger bodies of water
river
a large body of water surrounded by land
sea
a narrow waterway connecting two large bodies of water
strait
a river that flows into a larger river
tributary
an area of low land between hills or mountains
valley
an opening in the earth through which lava is forced out
volcano
a flow of water falling from a high place to a low place
waterfall