5th Grade Science-Landform Terms

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5th Grade Science-Landform Terms
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2010-01-05 18:02:25
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Landform Terms-5th Grade Science EOG
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  1. Waterfalls or rivers form and drop lower to land.
    Fall line
  2. It has a flat topand steep sides.
    Mesa
  3. A gap between two mountains.
    Mountain pass
  4. a piece of land connected to two pieces of land.
    Istmus
  5. the place where a river begins
    source of river
  6. a lowland with moist soil and tall grasses
    Marsh
  7. an area of flat land along a sea or ocean
    Coastal plain
  8. an area of low, wet land with trees
    Swamp
  9. a triangle-shaped area of land at the mouth of a river
    Delta
  10. level of the surface of an ocean or a sea
    sea level
  11. a bowl shaped area of land surrounded by higher land
    basin
  12. an inlet of the sea or of some other body of water, usually smaller than a gulf
    Bay
  13. a deep narrow valley with steep sides
    Canyon
  14. The deepest part of a body of water
    Channel
  15. a large ice mass that moves slowly down a mountain or across land
    glacier
  16. part of a sea or ocean extending into the land, usually larger than a bay
    Gulf
  17. any area of water extending into the land from a larger body of water
    inlet
  18. land that is almost completely surrounded by water.
    peninsula
  19. a chain of mountains
    mountain range
  20. place where a river empties into another body of water
    mouth of river
  21. an area of flat or gently rolling low land
    plain
  22. an area of high, mostly flat land
    plateau
  23. an area of grass land and scattered with trees
    savanna
  24. a narrow channel of water connecting two larger bodies of water
    strait
  25. a stream or river that flows into a larger stream or river
    tributary
  26. an opening in the earth, often raised, through which rock, ashes, and gases are forced out.
    Volcano

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