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A BROAD, FLAT AREA OF LAND HIGHER THAN THE SURROUNDING LAND
PLATEAU
THE STEEP, ALMOST VERTICAL EDGE OF A HILL, MOUNTAIN, OR PLAIN
CLIFF
A NARROW, DEEP VALLEY WITH STEEP SIDES
CANYON
A LARGE, POWERFUL WATERFALL
CATARACT
A WIDE, FLAT-TOPPED MOUNTAIN WITH STEEP SIDES, LARGER THAN A BUTTE
MESA
A LARGE, LEVEL AREA OF GRASSLAND WITH FEW OR NO TREES
PRAIRIE
A WIDE, TREELESS PLAIN
STEPPE
NATURAL ELEVATION OF THE EARTH'S SURFACE WITH STEEP SIDES AND GREATER HEIGHT THAN A HILL
MOUNTAIN
LOW LAND BETWEEN HILLS OR MOUNTAINS
VALLEY
A LARGE ICE MASS THAT MOVES SLOWLY DOWN A MOUNTAIN OR OVER LAND
GLACIER
AN OPENING IN THE EARTH, USUALLY RAISED, THROUGH WHICH GASES AND LAVA ESCAPE FROM THE EARTH'S INTERIOR
VOLCANO
A NARROW STRIP OF WATER CONNECTING TWO LARGE BODIES OF WATER
STRAIT
A BODY OF LAND SURROUNDED BY WATER
ISLAND
AN AREA OF LAND THAT IS SATURATED BY WATER
SWAMP
A RAISED, FLAT AREA OF LAND WITH STEEP CLIFFS; SMALLER THAN A MESA
BUTTE
A SPOT OF FERTILE LAND IN A DESERT, FED BY WATER FROM WELLS OR UNDERGROUND SPRINGS
OASIS
A DRY AREA WHERE FEW PLANTS GROW
DESERT
FLAT LAND NEAR THE EDGES OF RIVERS FORMED BY MUD AND SILT DEPOSITED BY FLOODS
FLOOD PLAIN
A POINTED PIECE OF LAND EXTENDING INTO AN OCEAN OR LAKE
CAPE
LEVEL OF THE OCEAN'S SURFACE USED AS A REFERENCE POINT WHEN MEASURING THE HEIGHT OR DEPTH OF THE EARTH'S SURFACE
SEA LEVEL
PART OF AN OCEAN OR LAKE PARTIALLY ENCLOSED BY LAND
BAY
A SHELTERED AREA OF WATER DEEP ENOUGH FOR DOCKING SHIPS
HARBOR
THE PLACE WHERE A RIVER FLOWS INTO A LAKE OR OCEAN
MOUTH
SOFT, WET, LOW-LYING GRASSY LAND THAT SERVES AS A TRANSITION BETWEEN WATER AND LAND
MARSH
A TRIANGULAR AREA OF LAND FORMED FROM DEPOSITS AT THE MOUTH OF A RIVER
DELTA