Landforms

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Earth's physical features
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Mountain

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A landform that rises steeply at least 2,000 feet (610 meter) about surround land ; usually wide at the bottom and rising to a narrow peak or ridge.

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Plain

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A large area f flat or gently rolling land.

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Plateau

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A large, flat area that rises above the surrounding land; at least one side has a steep slope.

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Hill

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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

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A plain extending along a coast.

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Beach

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An expanse of sand or pebbles along a shore.

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Canyon

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A deep narrow valley with steep side and often with a stream flowing through it.

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Butte/Mesa

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Bottomless

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Canal

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A tubular Anatomical passage or channel.

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Bay

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Reddish brown. <a bay mare>

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Cliff

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A very steep,vertical of overhanging face of rock,earth,or ice.

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Prairie

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A land in or predominantly in grass.

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Volcano

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A vent in the crust of the earth or another plant or a moon from which usually molts or hot rock and steam issue;also a hill or mountain composed wholly,or in part of the ejected material.

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Peninsula

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A portion of land nearly surrounded by water and connection with a larger body by an isthmus;also a piece of land jutting out into the water whether with or without a well-defined isthmus.

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Cape

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A point or extension of land jutting out into water as a peninsula or as a projecting point.

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Lagoon

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A shallow sound channel,or pond near or communicating with a larger body of water.

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Iceberg

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A large floating mass of ice detached from a glacier.

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Island

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A Tracy of land surrounded by the water and smaller than a continent.

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Isthmus

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A narrow strip of land connecting two larger area.

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Vally

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An elongate depression of the earth's surface usually between rangers of hill or mountains.