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FC: ABC Book of Earth’s Physical Features Alexa P. Geography 2 | http://media.bestofmicro.com/Earth-Rosetta-HD,C-0-60048-13.jpg

1: Atoll | An island that encircles a lagoon | http://ambergriscaye.com/blueholetrip/art/bluehole.jpg

2: Bay | A broad inlet of the sea where the land curves inward | http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/e/ec/Hanauma_Bay.JPG/360px-Hanauma_Bay.JPG

3: canal | An artificial waterway constructed to allow the passage of boats | http://www.athenstourgreece.com/wp-/content/uploads/2012/03/Corinth_Canal_Greece.jpg

4: delta | A landform found at the mouth of an ocean. | Fun Fact deltas are formed from the deposition of the sediment carried by the river as the flow leaves the mouth of the river | http://eoimages.gsfc.nasa.gov/images/imagerecords/2000/2704/landsat_art_lena_lrg.jpg

5: escarpment | Fun Fact an escarpment is a transition from one series of sedimentary rock to another. | A long steep slope at the edge of a plateau. | http://atschool.eduweb.co.uk/spritesjun.suffolk/67%20The%20Escarpment%20-%20Dogon.jpg

6: Flood plain | Fun Fact without a flood stage there would be no flood plain | An overflowing amount of water onto land | http://infolink.cr.usgs.gov/RSB/Hab/images/image010larger.jpg

7: Glacier | A large land mass covered in thick ice | http://www.destination360.com/north-america/us/alaska/images/s/alaska-portage-glacier.jpg

8: Highlands | A hilly area of land | http://www.learnnc.org/lp/media/uploads/2008/01/scottish_highlands.jpg

9: Island | An isolated area of land surrounded by water | http://www.eyesonafrica.net/african-safari-seychelles/north-island/content/bin/images/large/NorthIsland_004.jpg

10: fJord | Fun Fact Many fjords are very deep it is assumed that the glaciers eroded the bottoms creating fjords. | A narrow inlet of the sea between cliffs or steep slopes | http://www.daviddarling.info/images/fjord.jpg

11: laKe | A body of water separated from the ocean. | http://www.oumbrella.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/lake1.jpg

12: Lagoon | A shallow body of water near sandbars or coral reefs. | http://nice-cool-pics.com/data/media/21/colors_of_the_bora_bora_lagoon_french_polynesian.jpg

13: Marsh | Fun Fact there are many types of marshes including salt, tidal, wet vernal and many others | A tract of low, wet land | http://www.dep.state.fl.us/coastal/images2/habitats/saltmarshes/marsh2.jpg

14: mouNtain | A large land form that is very tall and usually ends in a peak. | http://yogainmyschool.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/mountain_7.jpg

15: Oceans | A vast mass of water stretching for miles. | http://www.landscapephotos.com/images/8-wallpapers-oceans.jpg

16: Peninsula | Fun Fact another name for peninsula is spit | A part of land that sticks out into a body of water | http://photography.nationalgeographic.com/staticfiles/NGS/Shared/Staticfiles/Photography/Images/POD/k/kaikoura-peninsula-520794-sw.jpg

17: aQuifer | Fun Fact aquifers can create water in rocks | A geological formation containing ground water. | http://img.timeinc.net/time/photoessays/2008/world_water/water_02.jpg

18: River | A strip of water from the ocean that travels through the land. | http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/9/9e/The_River_Cam_from_the_Green_Dragon_bridge.jpg

19: Savannah | A grassy plain with scattered trees | http://www.photo-dictionary.com/photofiles/list/6360/8379savannah.jpg

20: A barren landscape that remains frozen throughout the year. | Tundra | http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/glossary/gloss5/biome/images/tundra.jpg

21: A hill that goes up but is straight at the top. | plateaU | http://www.sitepoint.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/plateau.jpg

22: V o l c a n o | A part of land that sticks up containing magma. | http://dorothydalton.files.wordpress.com/2011/09/guilt-volcano.jpg

23: Waterfall | An area of water that drops off into a lake or pond

24: geYser | A spring in which hot water boils and shoots out of the ground | Fun Fact geysers are created by magma | http://geology.com/articles/geyser/geyser-california-old-faithful.jpg

25: Thank you for reading my book I hope you enjoyed!

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