Landforms
Bodies of Water
Landforms
Bodies of Water
This & That

100

What is a mountain with vents through which molten lava, ash, and gas erupts called?
volcano

100

What is a body of water nearly surrounded by land?
bay

100

What is a piece of land completely surrounded by water called?
island

100

What are the smallest streams called?
brooks

100

What is a large area of flat land that is covered with wild grasses called?
prairie

200

What are the low hills at the base of a mountain called?
foothills

200

What is a small body of water that is surrounded by land on 3 sides?
gulf

200

A high, rounded area of earth is called a what?
hill

200

What are the middle-sized streams called?
creeks

200

Broad, flat land with little trees is called what?
plain

300

What is a deep valley with steep sides called?
canyon

300

What is a large stream of fresh water that flows to a lake or ocean or another large stream?
river

300

The land that rises high above the land and has steep sides is called what?
mountains

300

What is a large inland body of salty water called?
sea

300

What is a dry land where few people live and little grows called?
desert

400

What is a long area of land called that has water on 3 of its sides?
peninsula

400

What are the Earth's largest bodies of salt water called?
oceans

400

What are the low lands between mountains or hills called?
valley

400

What is the largest river in the United States?
Mississippi River

400

What is a top or point of land that extends into the water called?
cape

500

What is a hill or mountain with steep sides and a flat top and stands by itself called?
butte

500

What is a narrow channel of water connecting two larger bodies of water called?
strait

500

What is a hill or mountains with steep sides and a flat top called?
mesa

500

What is a large body of fresh water with land all around it called?
lake

500

Land built by deposits of soil at the mouth of the river is called a what?
delta