Geography

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Earths physical features
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Mountain

A steep landform that rises usually more than 2000 feet above sea level or the surrounding flatlands

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Plain

A large area of flat or gently rolling land

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Plateau

A large mostly flat area that rises above thee surrounding land

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Hill

A landform with a rounded top that rises above the surrounding land but is lower and less steep than a mountain

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Coastal plain

A plain extending along a coast

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Beach

A expanse of sand and pebbles along a shore

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Canyon

A deep valley with steep sides, often with stream flowing through it

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Butte/mesa

A isolated hill or mountain rising abruptly above the surround grown

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Canal

A artificial waterway for navigation

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Bay

A body of water forming an indentation of the shoreline lager than a cove but smaller than a gulf

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Cliff

A high steep face of rock

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Prairie

Track of grassland; meadow

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Volcano

A vent in the Earths crust through which lava, steam, ashes (ect.) are expelled

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Cape

A piece of land jutting in the sea or some other large body of water

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Lagoon

An area of shallow water separated from the sea by low sandy dunes

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Iceberg

A large floating mass of ice, detached from a glacier and carried out to sea

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Island

A tract of long land completely surrounded by water

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Isthmus

A narrow strip of land, bordered on both sides by water, connecting two larger bodies of land

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Valley

An elongated depression between up lands, hills, or mountings, especially one following the course of a stream

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Peninsula

An area of land almost completely surrounded by water