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Mountain

A land form that rises form the ground at least 2,000 feet.

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Canyon

A deep , narrow valley with Steep sides often with a stream flowing through it

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Canal

an artificial waterway constructed to allow the passage of boats or ships inland or to convey water for irrigation.

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Cliff

A steep rock face ,esp. At the edge of the sea

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Volcano

An opening in the earths surface through which molten rock,ashes,and gases escape from the interior

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Cape

A sleeveless cloak,typically a short one

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Iceberg

A large floating mass of ice detached from a glacier or sheet and carries out to sea

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Isthmus

A narrow strip of land that connects two larger ares of land.

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Plain

A large area of flat or gently rolling land

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Hill

An area that rises Above surrounding land and has a rounded top

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Beach

A shore of body of water covered By sand ,and gravel, or a larger rock fragment.

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Butte/Mesa

A small ,high , flat topped landform with cliff-like sides

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Bay

A body of water that is. Partly surrounded by land and that is connected to a larger body of water.

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Prairie

A lager open area of grass land ESP. In Mississippi River valley

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Peninsula

An area of land almost completely surrounded by water but connected to the mainland

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Lagoon

a stretch of salt water separated from the sea by a low sandbank or coral reef.

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Island

An area of land completely surrounded by water

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Valley

A low stretch of land between mountains and hills land that is drained by a river