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arroyo
a deep dry gully
piedmont
at the foot of a mountain
estuary
a wide mouth of a river where it's current meets the sea and is influenced by the tides
glacier
a large mass of ice that is moving very slowly down a valley or side of a mountain
cataracts
a very large waterfall
chasm
a deep crack in the earths surface
reservoir
a body of water that has been collected and stored for use
isthmus
a narrow strip of land connecting two larger masses of land
strait
a narrow passage of water connecting two larger bodies of water
masa
a high flat, tableland descending sharply to the surrounding plain
archipelago
a sea with many islands
fiord or fjord
a long and narrow arm of the sea running between high, rocky cliffs or banks
fall line
boundary between the piedmont and the coastal plain
precipice
the high vertical or overhanging face of rock (the brink of a cliff)