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Classical Conversations Challenge A
a group or chain of many islands in a sea (usually shaped like an arch)
An inlet from the sea or other body of water.
elevation or height above sea level
The steep or sloping border of a stream.
a small island the shape of a ring or horseshoe formed by deposits of coral sea animals.
a low place in the surface of the land, usually with a body of water occupying the lowest part.
any inlet of the ocean or part of the ocean bordering on land and partly surrounded by land.
a slow, sluggish stream; usually used to describe inlets from the Gulf of Mexico or from the Mississippi River
the pebbly or sandy shore of the sea or of a lake that is washed by the waves
A very steep and broad hill or small cliff, frequently next to a river or ocean.
very wet, spongy ground not able to support much weight, usually made up of decayed plants
a small stream or creek emptying into a larger stream
waves breaking into foam as they approach or dash against the shore
the very edge at the top of a bluff, cliff, or precipice
A natural freshwater stream smaller than a river or creek.
a constructed channel filled with water used for navigation, irrigation, or drainage
a deep, narrow valley having high, steep slopes
A point or head of land projecting into a body of water.
a deep, hollowed-out area under the earth's surface
a large cave of room size or larger.
a narrow strip of water
an empty, deep gap in the surface of the earth
a cone-shaped mass of material made by volcanic eruption
the steep, rocky face of a bluff
land along the sea
any one of the seven largest areas of land on the earth's surface