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A deposit, usually triangular in shape, of sand and soil that forms at the mouth of a river.
delta
A large body of water partly or nearly surrounded by land.
sea
A small opening between a small and a larger body of water.
inlet
An area of low spongy land too wet to farm but usually supporting an abundance of coarse grasses, tree, or other vegetation.
swamp
A piece of land surrounded by water on three sides.
peninsula
Any one, or all, of the four largest connecting bodies of salt water on the earth's surface.
ocean
A nation
country
A passageway of water connecting two larger bodies of water.
strait
A large area of land with little or no moisture or vegetation.
desert
A point where a river empties and ends its course.
river mouth
An area of water bordering on, and lying within a curved coastline. Usually larger than a bay and smaller than a sea.
gulf
An area of water bordering on, and lying within a curved coastline. Usually larger than a bay and smaller than a sea.
gulf
Any small body of water set off from the main body of an ocean, lake, or gulf.
bay
The point where a river begins
river source
A lofty elevation on the earth's surface
mountain
An area of land surrounded by water.
island
A nearly level area of land usually of considerable size.
plain
A narrow piece of land joining two larger bodies of land.
isthmus
A large, level, or nearly level, area of elevated land.
plateau
Any one of the seven largest areas of land on the Earth's surface.
continent
A narrow piece of land projecting into the sea.
cape