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A series of more or less connected mountains ranged in a line.
mountain range
The beginning or place of origin of a stream or river.
source
The outfall at the lower end of a river or stream, where flowing water is discharged, as into a lake, sea, or ocean.
mouth
An area of land almost completely surrounded by water except for an isthmus connecting it with the mainland.
peninsula
A tract of land completely surrounded by water, and not large enough to be called a continent.
island
A land area having a relatively level surface considerably raised above adjoining land on at least one side, and often cut by deep canyons.
plateau
A stream that flows to a larger stream or other body of water.
tributary
An artificial waterway for navigation, irrigation, etc.
canal
A nearly flat plain of alluvial deposit between diverging branches of the mouth of a river, often, not necessarily, triangular.
delta
The salt waters that cover the greatest part of the earth’s surface.
sea
A body of water forming an indentation of the shoreline, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf.
bay
A city, town, or place along a coast where ships load or unload.
port
The highest point or part, as of a hill, a line of travel, or any object; top; apex
summit
An indention of a shoreline, usually long and narrow; small bay or arm; a narrow passage between islands...
inlet
A high steep face of a rock.
cliff