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Landform review week 2


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Landform review week 2

  1. 1. Landforms Review
  2. 2. cliff• Steep, almost vertical edge of a mountain, hill or plateau
  3. 3. cataract• A powerful waterfall
  4. 4. Flood plain• Flat land next to a river; formed by mud deposited by the river
  5. 5. swamp• An area of flat land saturated by water
  6. 6. mesa• a flat- topped hill
  7. 7. gulf• A portion of the ocean, partially enclosed by land that has waves
  8. 8. oasis• A fertile area in the middle of the desert
  9. 9. Bay• A part of the ocean that is partially enclosed by land but does NOT have waves
  10. 10. marsh• wet, flat land, between water and dry land
  11. 11. harbor• a body of water that is protected and deep enough for ships to anchor
  12. 12. butte• isolated hill with steep, often vertical sides and a small, flat top
  13. 13. true• True or False: Dry land can be below sea level
  14. 14. • True or false False: Only things near the ocean can be measured compared to sea level. Highest mountains in the US Most aren’t near an ocean