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Island             Archipelago• Piece of land         • Chain of Islands  completely  surrounded by water
Beach or Coast• Sandy or rocky land at the edge of an  ocean, sea, or lake.
Dune• Ridge of sand piled up by wind
Peninsula                        Gulf• Stretch of land       • Large area of a sea or  surrounded on three     ocean parti...
Fjords                            Sea• Narrow waterway         • Large body of salt  connecting two larger     water wholl...
Isthmus                         Delta• Narrow strip of land     • Piled up sediment at  (bridge) that connects     a river...
Swamp• Type of freshwater  wetland that has  spongy, muddy land  and a lot of water.  Many trees and  shrubs grow in  swam...
Marsh  • Type of freshwater,    brackish water or    saltwater wetland that    is found along rivers,    pond, lakes, and ...
Canyon• Long narrow valley  with high steep sides
Butte• Hill that rises abruptly  from the surrounding  area and has sloping  sides and a flat top.
Mesa                      Plateau• Broad, flat-topped       • Huge tableland  elevation with one or  more cliff-like sides.
Plain                      Steppe• Area of level or rolling   • Vast grass covered  land                         plain    ...
Cliff                       Hill• Sheer, steep face of   • Small elevation in the  rock                     earth’s surface
Mountains• Highest landform  above sea level• Mountain range –  stream of mountains
Volcano                      Valley• Opening in earth’s      • Lowland between  crust through which       ranges of mounta...
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Landforms

  1. 1. Island Archipelago• Piece of land • Chain of Islands completely surrounded by water
  2. 2. Beach or Coast• Sandy or rocky land at the edge of an ocean, sea, or lake.
  3. 3. Dune• Ridge of sand piled up by wind
  4. 4. Peninsula Gulf• Stretch of land • Large area of a sea or surrounded on three ocean partially sides by water enclosed by land. Bay (smaller)
  5. 5. Fjords Sea• Narrow waterway • Large body of salt connecting two larger water wholly or partly bodies of water enclosed by land
  6. 6. Isthmus Delta• Narrow strip of land • Piled up sediment at (bridge) that connects a river’s mouth to pieces of land • Islands
  7. 7. Swamp• Type of freshwater wetland that has spongy, muddy land and a lot of water. Many trees and shrubs grow in swamps.
  8. 8. Marsh • Type of freshwater, brackish water or saltwater wetland that is found along rivers, pond, lakes, and coasts. Marsh plants grow up out of the water.
  9. 9. Canyon• Long narrow valley with high steep sides
  10. 10. Butte• Hill that rises abruptly from the surrounding area and has sloping sides and a flat top.
  11. 11. Mesa Plateau• Broad, flat-topped • Huge tableland elevation with one or more cliff-like sides.
  12. 12. Plain Steppe• Area of level or rolling • Vast grass covered land plain • Rolling hills
  13. 13. Cliff Hill• Sheer, steep face of • Small elevation in the rock earth’s surface
  14. 14. Mountains• Highest landform above sea level• Mountain range – stream of mountains
  15. 15. Volcano Valley• Opening in earth’s • Lowland between crust through which ranges of mountains molten lava, ash, and or hills gases are ejected • Often has a river or stream running along bottom

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