FC: A,b,c Book of Earth's physical Features. | Kaitlyn F. Hour - 2
1: A | Atoll | A ring-shaped reef or island. | Fun Fact: The Aldraba Atoll is the second largest in the world.
2: B | Basin | A natural depression on the earth's surface.
3: C | C | Canyon | A deep gorge. | Famous Canyon: Grand Canyon, Colorado, U.S.A
4: Desert | An area of land that does not recive rain for a long period of time. | Famous Desert: Sahara Desert,Egypt.
5: Escarpment | A long, steep slope. | Fun Fact: An escarpment is a massive ridge with fossil rich sedimentary rock.
6: F | Flood Plain | A flat or nearly flat land adjacent a river or stream.
7: G | Glacier | Slow moving mass of ice. | Fun Fact: Approximately 10% of the Earth is covered with glaciers.
8: Highlands | An area of mountainous lands. | Fun Fact: Cooler than sea level.
9: Island | An area of land completely surrounded by water. | Famous Island: Hawaiian Islands, U.S.A.
10: Fjord | A long narrow, deep inlet between high cliffs.
11: Lake | An enclosed body of water. | Fun Fact: Lakes can be salt or, fresh. | Famous Lake: Lake Supirrior. Minnesota,U.S.A.
12: Lagoon | A stretch of salt water separated from the sea. | Famous Lagoon: Blue Lagoon, Iceland
13: An area of low-lying ground that floods in the wet seasons. | Marsh | Famous Marsh: Everglades
14: N | Mountain | A large natural rise of the earth's surface | Famous Mountain.: Mt.Everest,Asia.
15: O | Ocean | A very large span of sea. | Famous Ocean: Atlantic
16: Prairie | A large open area of land.
17: Aquifer | A body of permeable rock that can contain or transmit groundwater,
18: Rainforest | A luxuriant, dense in rich biodiversity. | Famous Rainforest: The Amazon, Brazil.
19: Savanna | A grassy plain in tropical, and sub-tropical regions.
20: Tundra | A vast, flat, treeless, Arctic region.
21: Plateau | An area of relatively level high ground. | Fun Fact: Plateaus also form underwater. | Famous Plateau: The plateau of Colorado, Colorado, U.S.A.
22: Volcano | A mountain or hill with a crater or vent in which lava, rock fragments, and ash. | A Famous Volcano: Mt. St. Helens, Washington,U.S.A.
23: Waterfall | A cascade of water falling from a hight. | A famous Waterfall: Angel Falls. Venizuala, South America
24: Geyser | A hot spring in which water intermittently boils. | Famous Geyser: Old Faithful,Idiao U.S.A.
25: Thanks for Reading My A,B,C Book!!!!!!!