Water Forms
Land Forms
General Terms
General Terms II
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100

a body of salt or freshwater that is surrounded by land


What is a lake?

100

an isolated hill or mountain rising abruptly above the surrounding land.

What is butte?

100


continent comprising Greenland, United States, Mexico, Central America


What is North America?

100


a dense, either tropical or temperate forest that receives lots of rain year round


What is a rain forest?

100


an area of soft wet land usually overgrown by grasses 


What is a marsh?

200

a large body of water that cuts deep into the land

What is a gulf?

200

a high steep face of a rock.

What is a cliff?

200


The point on the Northern Hemisphere that is farthest north. It is 90 degrees north of the equator. 


What is the North Pole?

200

a cold, dry region covered with snow for more than half the year; a vast treeless plain where the subsoil is always frozen.

What is the tundra?

200

a chain of mountains with high elevation

What is a range?

300

a narrow body of water that connects two larger bodies of water

What is a strait?

300

a piece of land that rises higher than everything surrounding it. Hills are less steep and not as high as mountains

What is a hill?

300


a map that shows landforms


What is physical map?

300


the half of the earth comprising North and South America and their surrounding waters west of the Prime Meridian.


What is the Western Hemisphere?

300

an area of land permanently saturated, or filled, with water. ... dominated by trees.

What is a swamp?

400


flow of water that goes to an ocean or lake


What is a river?

400


a narrow strip of land connecting two larger landmasses. It has water on two sides.


What is an isthmus?

400

a map that shows boundaries

What is a political map?

400

continent comprising land from Panama to Cape Horn

What is South America?

400


area of low land with mountains or hills on either side, often having a river or stream along the bottom


What is a valley?

500


a man-made body of water, or lake, that stores water for future use.


What is a resevoir?

500


a land formation, less extensive than a plateau, having steep walls and a flat top. 


What is a mesa?

500


the line of longitude from the South Pole to the North Pole measured in degrees. It divides Earth into Eastern and Western Hemispheres.


What is the Prime Meridian?

500


imaginary lines on a map or globe that measure distance north and south of the Equator and distance east and west of the prime meridian.


What is longitude and latitude?

500


a piece of land nearly surrounded by water or sticking out into the water


What is a peninsula?

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