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FC: Earth's Physical Features | Emily S. | Geography hour 3 | ABC
1: By Carmen Sanchez
2: Atoll | Atoll is a ring-shaped reef, island, or chain of islands formed of coral. | Example : A famous Atoll is the Bikini Atoll in the pacific ocean.
3: Bay | A bay is a broad inlet of the sea where the land curves inward. | Chesapeake bay is the largest estuary in the United States.
4: Canyon | A Canyon is a deep gorge, typically one with a river through it. | Fun fact: Did you know that know one has every found a reptile skeleton or bone in the Canyon.
5: Desert | A desert is a dry, barren area of land covered in sand | Example: A famous desert is the Namib desert.
6: Escarpment | Escarpment is a long, precipitous, cliff like ridge | Famous escarpment is the Niagra escarpment
7: Flood plain | A flood plain is a nearly flat plain along the course of a stream or river. | A famous floodplain is the Mississippi River
8: Gulf | A gulf is a portion of the sea or ocean enclosed by land | A famous Gulf is the Gulf of Mexico
9: K IS FOR LAKE | A LAKE IS A BODY OF WATER SURROUNDED BY LAND. | A famous lake is lake Superior. Also it is one of the largest lake in the US.
10: Island | An island is a piece of land surrounded by water. | . | A famous island is the Hawaiian Island
11: fJord | A fjord is a long narrow arm of the sea boarded by steep cliffs.
12: Highlands are mountainous region elevated part of the country. | Highlands | A Famous highlands is The Scottish highlands
13: L IS FOR LAGOON | A LAGOON IS A STRECH OF SALT WATER SEPERATED FROM THE SEA BY A SANDBANK, CORAL REEF, and land.
14: Marsh | A marsh is a piece of land flooded in the wet seasons at high tide and mostly is always flooded
15: MOutain | A mountain is an elevation of the earths surface above sea level. | The tallest mountain is Mount Everest.
16: Ocean | A very large expansion of the sea | A famous ocean is the Pacific Ocean | The Pacific ocean is the largest ocean.
17: Peninsula | A piece of land surrounded by water on three sides. | A famous peninsula is the Arabian Peninsula.Florida is a peninsula
18: aQuifer | A body of permeable rock that can contain or transmit groundwater.
19: Rainforest | A luxuriant, dense forest rich in biodiversity, found typically in tropical areas with consistently heavy rainfall. | a famous Rain forest is the Amazon Rainforest
20: Sea | the expanse of salt water that covers most of the earth's surface and surrounds its landmasses | A famous Sea is the Dead sea
21: Tundra | A Tundra is a vast, flat, treeless Arctic region.
22: PlateaU | An area of relatively level high ground.
23: Volcano | A mountain or hill, typically conical, having a crater or vent through which lava, rock fragments, hot vapor, and gas are or have been erupted from the earth's crust. | A famous volcano is the Hilo volcano
24: Waterfall | A cascade of water falling from a height, formed when a river or stream flows over a precipice or steep incline. | The falls of minneopa are famous around the area.
25: geYser | A hot spring in which water intermittently boils, sending a tall column of water and steam into the air. | There are over 500 geysers in Yellow Stone National Park