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A stream or river that flows into a larger stream or river
tributary
Think Missouri River
A narrow waterway connecting two large bodies of water
strait
Think Bering
A fertile place in the desert where there is water and some vegetation
oasis
Think palm trees
A narrow strip of land with water on both sides, connecting two larger areas of land.
isthmus
Think of Panama
A sheltered area of water where ships can anchor safely.
harbor
Think of Baltimore
Part of an ocean extending into land and usually larger than a bay.
gulf
Think of where Hurricane Katrina hit.
A triangular deposit of sand and soil that collects at the mouth of some rivers.
delta
Lots of dirt!
A point of land extending into a body of water.
cape
Think Cod
Part of an ocean or lake extending into the land and usually smaller than a gulf.
bay
Chesapeake is an example of this.
A group of many islands clustered together
archipelago
Hawaii is an example of this.
A waterway dug across land through which ships can pass through
canal
Think Panama (again).
A narrow deep waterway connecting two bodies of water; the deepest part of a river or waterway.
channel
Think English
A dry, barren region that may be sandy and without trees
desert
It is so hot out here!
A huge mass of ice that moves slowly down a mountain
glacier
Brrr! Cold!
An area of land completely surrounded by water
island
Think Puerto Rico
A low, wet land that supports grass and trees
swamp
Yuck!
An opening in the earth's surface through which steam, ashes, and lava are forced out
volcano
A low land between hills or mountains
valley
A landform with high elevation and a pointed or rounded top higher than a hill.
mountain
Think Rushmore
Land surrounded by water on all sides but one
peninsula
Think Florida
A row of connected mountains
mountain range
Think Rockies
A large body of water surrounded by land.
lake
Think Deep Creek
A large stream of water that flows into a lake, ocean, or other body of water.
river
Think Potomac
The part of a river where its waters flow into another body of water.
mouth
A broad and flat or gently rolling area usually low in elevation.
plain
Think Great ____.