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Mountain Range
1. a series of more or less connected mountains ranged in a line.
2. a series of mountains, or of more or less parallel lines of mountains, closely related, as in origin.
Source (river)
the beginning or place of origin of a stream or river.
Mouth (river)
the outfall at the lower end of a river or stream, where flowing water is discharged, as into a lake, sea, or ocean: the mouth of the Nile.
Peninsula
an area of land almost completely surrounded by water except for an isthmus (a narrow strip of land) connecting it with the mainland.
Island
a tract of land completely surrounded by water, and not large enough to be called a continent.
Plateau
a land area having a relatively level surface considerably raised above adjoining land on at least one side, and often cut by deep canyons.
Tributary
a stream that flows to a larger stream or other body of water
Canal
1. an artificial waterway for navigation, irrigation, etc.
2. a long narrow arm of the sea penetrating far inland.
Delta
a nearly flat plain of alluvial deposit between diverging branches of the mouth of a river, often, though not necessarily, triangular: the Nile delta.
Sea
1. the salt waters that cover the greater part of the earth's surface.
2. a division of these waters, of considerable extent, more or less definitely marked off by land boundaries: the North Sea.
3. one of the seven seas; ocean.
Bay
a body of water forming an indentation of the shoreline, larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf
Port
1. a city, town, or other place where ships load or unload.
2. a place along a coast in which ships may take refuge from storms; harbor.
Summit
the highest point or part, as of a hill, a line of travel, or any object; top; apex
Inlet
an indentation of a shoreline, usually long and narrow; small bay or arm.
Cliff
a high steep face of a rock