Landforms Bodies of Water Landforms Bodies of Water This & That

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

100

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

100

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

100

brooks
What are the smallest streams called?

100

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

200

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

200

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

200

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

200

creeks
What are the middle-sized streams called?

200

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

300

canyon
What is a deep valley with steep sides called?

300

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

300

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

300

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

300

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

400

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

400

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

400

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

400

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

400

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

500

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

500

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

500

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

500

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

500

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

Land Forms & Bodies of Water

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