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Geography: Types of Landforms

Geography: Types of Landforms - Term Definition cliff steep...

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Term: cliff Definition: steep, high wall of rock, earth, or ice Term: divide Definition: stretch of high land that separates river systems Term: glacier Definition: large, thick body of slowly moving ice Term: mountain Definition: land with steep sides that rises sharply (1000 feet or more), from surrounding land; generally larger and more rugged than a hill Term: peninsula Definition: body of land jutting into a lake or ocean, surrounded on three sides by water
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Term: plateau Definition: area of flat or rolling land at a high elevation, about 300 to 3,000 feet high Term: volcano Definition: mountain or hill created as liquid rock and ash erupt from inside the earth Term: basin Definition: area of land drained by a given river and its branches; an area of land surrounded by lands of higher elevation Term: delta Definition: flat, low lying land built up from soil carried downstream by a river and deposited at its mouth Term: plain Definition: area of level land, usually at low elevation and often covered with grasses
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Term: bay
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