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isthmus
a narrow strip of land that connects two much larger areas of land
mesa
a flat topped mountain
strait
a narrow waterway that connects two larger bodies of water
fjord
a long narrow inlet of the sea between tall, rocky cliffs
archipelago
a group of islands clustered together in an open expanse of ocean
estuary
the mouth of a river which rises and falls with the tide and contains salty water
glacier
a great river of ice slowly sliding down a mountain slope
piedmont
highlands at the foot of mountains
arroyo
a small dry canyon
cataracts
rapids or a waterfall
resevoir
a man-made lake
chasm
a steep drop like a crack in the mountains