vocabulary - science - Chapter 6

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  1. A feature on Earth's surface
    landform
  2. The highest of Earth's landforms. Mountains often have steep sides and pointed tops.
    mountain
  3. An area of low land lying between hills or mountains.
    valley
  4. The process that causes rocks to crumble, crack and break.
    weathering
  5. A mound of wind blown sand.
    sand dune
  6. Wide flat lands
    plain
  7. A large stream of water that flows across the land.
    river
  8. The carrying away of weathered materials.
    erosion
  9. A large mass of ice in motion.
    glacier
  10. A violent storm with strong winds and heavy rains
    hurricane
  11. A violent, whirling wind that moves across the ground in a narrow path
    tornado
  12. A great rush of water over usually dry land.
    flood
  13. A sudden movement in the rocks that make up Earth's crust.
    earthquake
  14. An opening in the surface of Earth
    volcano
  15. Landforms that are shorter and rounder than mountains.
    hills
  16. Flat-topped hills or mountains.
    mesas
  17. A deep, narrow valley with steep sides
    canyon
  18. Very large bodies of salt water that cover three-forths of Earth's surface.
    oceans
  19. The part of Earth where the ocean meets the land.
    coast
  20. A part of a lake or ocean that extends into the land.
    bay

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