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What is a REEF?
A narrow chain of coral, rock, and sand above or below the water.

What is a MESA?
A mountain or hill with a large flat top.

What is a LAGOON?
A shallow body of water that opens onto the sea.

What is a DUNE?
A mound of loose sand that is shaped by blowing wind.

What is a MOUTH?
The place where a river empties into a larger body of water.

What is a RESERVOIR?
A natural or artificially made place used to store water.

What is a SOUND?
A long, wide body of water that separates an island from the mainland; parallel to the coast.

What is a CAPE?
A narrow point of land that sticks out into the water.

What is a WATERFALL?
A stream that flows over the edge of a cliff.

What is a TRIBUTARY?
A river or stream that flows into a larger river or stream.

What is a STRAIT?
A narrow body of water that connects two larger bodies of water.

What is a BUTTE?
An isolated moutain or hill with a small flat top.

What is a DELTA?
A fan-shaped piece of land formed by soil that drops from a river at its mouth.

What is a CLIFF?
A steep face of rock or earth.