Landforms

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Moutains

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a large natural elevation of the earth's surface rising abruptly from the surrounding level; a large steep hill.
"the village is backed by awe-inspiring mountains"

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Plateau

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an area of relatively level high ground

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Coastal plains

of, relating to, or near a coast.
"coastal plains

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Canyon

a deep gorge, typically one with a river 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.
"a path along the top of rugged cliffs"

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Volcano

ater or vent through which lava, rock fragments, hot vapor, and gas are being or have been erupted from the earth's crust.

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Cape

a sleeveless cloak, typically a short one.
synonyms: cloak, mantle, cope, wrap, stole, poncho, shawl, tippet, capelet; More

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Iceberg

a large floating mass of ice detached from a glacier or ice sheet and carried out to sea.

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Isthmus

a narrow strip of land with sea on either side, forming a link between two larger areas of land.
Origin

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Plain

a large area of flat land with trees

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Hill

a naturally raised area of land, not as high or craggy as a mountain.

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Beach

a pebbly or sandy shore, esp. by the ocean between high- and low-water marks.
synonyms: seaside, seashore, shore, coast, waterfront, lakeshore, coastline,

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Butte/ mesa

an isolated flat-topped hill with steep sides, found in landscapes with horizontal strata.

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Bay

a broad inlet of the sea where the land curves inward.

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Prairie

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a large open area of grassland, esp. in the Mississippi River valley.

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Peninsula

a piece of land almost surrounded by water or projecting out into a body of water.

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Lagoon

a stretch of salt water separated from the sea by a low sandbank or coral reef.
an artificial pool for the treatment of effluent or to accommodate surface water that overflows drains during heavy rain.

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Island

a piece of land surrounded by water.

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Valley

a low area of land between hills or mountains, typically with a river or stream flowing through it.