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Landform Glossary - Wilson
Landform Glossary - Wilson
Landform Glossary - Wilson
Landform Glossary - Wilson
Landform Glossary - Wilson
Landform Glossary - Wilson
Landform Glossary - Wilson
Landform Glossary - Wilson
Landform Glossary - Wilson
Landform Glossary - Wilson
Landform Glossary - Wilson
Landform Glossary - Wilson
Landform Glossary - Wilson
Landform Glossary - Wilson
Landform Glossary - Wilson
Landform Glossary - Wilson
Landform Glossary - Wilson
Landform Glossary - Wilson
Landform Glossary - Wilson
Landform Glossary - Wilson
Landform Glossary - Wilson
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  • 1. LandformGlossaryMrs. Wilson’s ClassNovember 2012
  • 2. archipelago A group or chain of islands clusterd together in a sea or ocean By Yuval
  • 3. atoll  Definition: a ring shaped group of islands around a lagoon  Fact: Majuro is the capital of the Marshall Islands, a nation in the Western Pacific Ocean. The Marshall Islands is an atoll.By Isabella
  • 4. bay  A bay is a body of water partly enclosed by land  Massachusetts is called the Bay State because Massachusetts Bay is so large.By Madeline
  • 5. capeA cape is a pointed pieceof land that sticks intothe water By Christopher
  • 6. channel • Channel is land are area group of is lands in english channelBy Logan
  • 7. continent Europe is connected to Asia.There are seven Continents all around the world.By Joey
  • 8. Cove is a smallhorse shoeshaped body.Along the coast .The water issurrounded byland. Formed ofsoft rock. COVE By Ethan
  • 9. equator • The equator is a line that goes around the earth. It lies halfway between the north and south pole. Near the equator it is very hot . By Charlotte
  • 10. glacierA glacier is a large mass of icethat flows slowly.Glaciers form when snow falls. •Glaciers are big sheets of ice.By Skyler
  • 11. island • Land that is surrounded by water. • Some islands do not have any people.By Gracie
  • 12. isthmus Isthmus is a narrow strip of land that is a connection to larger bodies of land. Isthmus are narrow so you can dig canals to make shorter shipping routes. By Miya
  • 13. longitude Longitudeis a line that goes from the south to the north pole. TheGreenwich is a special line that passes through Greenwich in London, England, a north-south direction. By Chris
  • 14. mesa  Definition :A mountain or a hill that looks like a table .  Fact: Long ago, Indians called the Anasazi built cliff dwellings made of stone along canyons walls of a giant Mesa.By Sunny
  • 15. ocean  The ocean is the large body of water that covers most of the earth’s surface.  The ocean covers about 70% of the Earth’s surface.By Carter
  • 16. plain A plain is a big stretch of land that is nearly flat. Plains may be found along a coast or inland. Plains in warm, wet places are usually covered by thick forests.By Wyatt
  • 17. plateau • a plateau is a high flat land • A plateau is a • large flat area of land that is higher than the surrounding landBy
  • 18. pondA pond is a small part of a body of water.Ducks live around ponds and rivers and lakes. By Ava
  • 19. sea A sea is a large flat area of land that the surrounding land. A Sea wasp is a dangerous stinging jellyfish.By Ryan
  • 20. swamp • A swamp is an area of wet ,muddy land covered with plants. • Many kinds of plants and animals live in swamps.By Nina •
  • 21. tributaryA tributary is a stream orriver that flows into alarger body of waterThe Tennessee River isone of the Ohio River`sbiggest tributaries. By Aleko
  • 22. valley Definition: A valley is a natural dip in the ground. Valleys run through hills, mountains, and flat areas called plains.By Jennifer
  • 23. volcano  A volcano is a hole or crack that sometimes erupts.  Most volcanoes are found along the edge of the Pacific Ocean. By Eden

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