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archipelago
a group of many islands
bay
part of an ocean or lake extending into the land and usually smaller then a gulf
cape
a point of land extending into a body of water
delta
a triangular deposit of sand and soil that collects at the mouth of some rivers
gulf
part of an ocean extending into land and usually larger than a bay
harbor
a sheltered area of water where ships can anchor safely
isthmus
a narrow strip of land with water on both sides, connecting two larger areas of land
oasis
a fertile place in the desert where there is water and some vegitation
strait
a narrow waterway connecting 2 larger bodies of water
tributary
a stream or river that flows into a larger stream or river
canal
a waterway dug across land in which ships can pass through
channel
a narrow, deep waterway connecting 2 bodies of water;the deepest part of a river or waterway
desert
a dry, barren region that may be sandy and with out trees
glacier
a huge mass of ice that moves slowly down a mountain
island
an area of land completely surrounded by water
lake
a large body of water surrounded by land
mountain
a landform with high elevation and a pointed or rounded top higher than a hill
mountain range
a row of connected mountains
mouth(of a river)
a part of a river where its water flows into another body of water
peninsula
land surrounded by water on all sides but one
plain
a broud and flat or gently rolling area usually low in elevation
river
a large stream of water that flows into a lake, ocean, or other body of water
swamp
low,wet land that supports grass and trees
valley
low land between hills or mountains
volcano
an opening in the earths surface through which steam ashes and lava are forced out