Land Forms
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Water Part 2
Land forms Part 2
100

What is a low, bowl-shaped landform surrounded by higher lands.

Basin

100

What is part of an ocean, sea, or lake that extends into the land.  A bay is usually smaller than a gulf.

Bay

100

A wall built across a river to hold back the flowing water.

Dam

100

A very dry area where few plants grow.

Desert

200

What is a small, flat-topped hill.  

Butte is smaller than a plateau or mesa.

200

What is a gently sloping shore of an ocean or other body of water, especially that part covered by sand or pebbles.

Beach

200

A deep, narrow inlet of the sea between high, steep cliffs.

Fjord

200

A rounded, raised landform, not as high as a mountain.

Hill

300

A deep, narrow valley with steep sides.

Canyon

300

A waterway built to carry water for navigation or irrigation.

Canal

300

A large sheet of ice that moves slowly over some land surface or down a valley.

Glacier

300

A body of land completely surrounded by water.

Island

400

A projecting part of a coastline that extends into an ocean, sea, gulf, bay, or lake.

Cape

400

Land along an ocean or sea.

Coast

400

Part of an ocean or sea that extends into the land.

Gulf

400

A narrow strip of land bordered by water that connects two larger bodies of land.

Isthmus

500

A high, steep face of rock or earth.

Cliff

500

Land at the mouth of a river, made of silt, sand, and pebbles.

Delta

500

A protected place along a shore where ships can safely anchor.

Harbor

500

A high, flat landform rising steeply above the surrounding land.

Mesa, is smaller than a plateau but larger than a butte.

600

A body of water completely surrounded by land.

Lake

600

A high, rounded, or pointed landform with steep sides, higher than a hill.

Mountain

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