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row of connected mountains
mountain range
body of land surrounded on three sides by water
peninsula
land beside the water
coast
a body of water that is partly enclosed by land (usually smaller than a gulf)
bay
a deep valley with very steep sides; often carved by a river
canyon
a slowly moving river of ice
glacier
a part of the ocean or sea that is partly enclosed by land (usually larger than a bay)
gulf
a raised area or mound of land
hill
a piece of land that is completely surrounded by land
island
a body of water surrounded by land on all sides
lake
a very tall, raised area on Earth, sometimes with a spiky top
mountain
a large body of salt water; covers more than two thirds of the Earth's surface
ocean
flat lands
plains
a large flat area of land that is higher than the surrounding land; often called tabletop land
plateau
a large flowing body of water that usually empties into a sea or ocean
river
where a river begins; usually in the mountains as a small stream
source
where a river empties into a sea or ocean
mouth
land along side the river; rich soil
delta
when a river falls off a cliff, there is a
waterfall
low place between mountains
valley
cold, treeless area where there is ice below the soil
tundra