Landform Glossary     Ms. Tulbure’s Class      November 2012
archipelago A archipelago is a chief  sea . The Malay archipelago is  also called East Indian.         By Michael
bay  A body of water that ispartly enclosed by land,usually smaller than agulf.Hudson Bay was namedfor the English explore...
canyon            • A canyon is a deep              valley with steep sides            • The Grand Canyon is              ...
channel               ∗ A channel is a body of                 water that connects two                 larger bodies of wa...
Cove           A cove is water under a            dock . They have fish under            . They are close to the         ...
equatorThe equator is the great circleof the earth that lies halfwaybetween the north and southpoles.The area near the equ...
fjord           A fjord is a long narrow            winding inlet or arm of the            sea.           Fjord is a Nor...
geyserA geyser is a undergroundspring that shoots hotwater. does It is like avolcano but it does notshoot lava and the vol...
Glacier   A large ice block that flows    over the land.   Glacier Bay National Park lies    in southeastern Alaska, abo...
gulf                    A gulf is a part of the                     ocean (or sea) that is                     partly sur...
island               An island is a piece of land                that is surrounded by water.               Easter islan...
lagoon               A lagoon is a body of water                that is partly or completely                separated fro...
latitude              Parallels of latitude run              east and west along              Earth’s surfaceBy Gia
longitude                    Meridians of longitude run                     north and south along the                    ...
plain              A plan is a big stretch of               land that is nearly flat.              The Great Plains is a...
Plateau                 • A plateau is a high flat land.                 • Streams and river often cut                   d...
prairie    Prairies are regions of flat    or hilly land.    There are prairies in most of    Oklahoma, Kansas,    Nebrask...
sea A large body of salty water The Baltic Sea is a part of  the Atlantic Ocean. There  are many fish in the sea.   By N...
swamp• A swamp is an wet  muddy land cover with  plants .• You can fall into a  swamp   By aliya
tributary A stream that flows into a  larger stream or body of  water. The Ohio River is one of  the tributaries of the ...
tundra            • A cold dry region covered by              snow.            • Trees do not grow in tundras.            ...
volcano              Volcanoes begin when hot melted              rock called magma rises from deep              within t...
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  1. 1. Landform Glossary Ms. Tulbure’s Class November 2012
  2. 2. archipelago A archipelago is a chief sea . The Malay archipelago is also called East Indian. By Michael
  3. 3. bay A body of water that ispartly enclosed by land,usually smaller than agulf.Hudson Bay was namedfor the English explorerHenry Hudson, whoreached the bay in 1610. By Trevor
  4. 4. canyon • A canyon is a deep valley with steep sides • The Grand Canyon is one of the largest most beautiful canyons in the world.By Ava
  5. 5. channel ∗ A channel is a body of water that connects two larger bodies of water. ∗ Channel Islands National Park is west of us.By Andia
  6. 6. Cove  A cove is water under a dock . They have fish under . They are close to the ocean .  Manly Cove is named after Governor Arthur Phillip.By:Luke
  7. 7. equatorThe equator is the great circleof the earth that lies halfwaybetween the north and southpoles.The area near the equator isvery hot.
  8. 8. fjord  A fjord is a long narrow winding inlet or arm of the sea.  Fjord is a Norwegian word.By Jake
  9. 9. geyserA geyser is a undergroundspring that shoots hotwater. does It is like avolcano but it does notshoot lava and the volcanois not undergroundThe most famous geyserin the world is probably“Old Faithful” B y
  10. 10. Glacier A large ice block that flows over the land. Glacier Bay National Park lies in southeastern Alaska, about 100 miles. By Mireya
  11. 11. gulf  A gulf is a part of the ocean (or sea) that is partly surrounded by land ( it is usually larger than a bay).  The gulf of Mexico is a huge body of water in North America. By John
  12. 12. island  An island is a piece of land that is surrounded by water.  Easter island lies in the south pacific ocean about (2,300 miles 3,700 kilometers) west of Chile.By Sadie
  13. 13. lagoon  A lagoon is a body of water that is partly or completely separated from the open sea.  The water that separates the lagoon can have a coral reef.By Henry
  14. 14. latitude Parallels of latitude run east and west along Earth’s surfaceBy Gia
  15. 15. longitude  Meridians of longitude run north and south along the surface of Earth.  Mapmakers think of Earth as a huge globe that is divided into 360 equal slices.By Annika
  16. 16. plain  A plan is a big stretch of land that is nearly flat.  The Great Plains is a dry grassy area in North America.By Gabe
  17. 17. Plateau • A plateau is a high flat land. • Streams and river often cut deep valleys into plateaus. • The world’s biggest plateau is in Antarctica.By Nikolas
  18. 18. prairie Prairies are regions of flat or hilly land. There are prairies in most of Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa, Illinois, North Dakota.
  19. 19. sea A large body of salty water The Baltic Sea is a part of the Atlantic Ocean. There are many fish in the sea. By Nathan
  20. 20. swamp• A swamp is an wet muddy land cover with plants .• You can fall into a swamp By aliya
  21. 21. tributary A stream that flows into a larger stream or body of water. The Ohio River is one of the tributaries of the Mississippi River. By Oliver
  22. 22. tundra • A cold dry region covered by snow. • Trees do not grow in tundras. • Tundras have lots of animals.By Carter
  23. 23. volcano  Volcanoes begin when hot melted rock called magma rises from deep within the earth. They are very dangers and deadly. There is a volcano named Kilauea that is at Hawaii. By Matteo

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