Landforms

Land and Water Formations

Plateau

A large area of flat land that is higher than the land around it.
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Mountain

Large, tall rocks that extends into the air; taller than a hill.
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Island

Area of land that is completely surrounded by water.
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Peninsula

Thin strip of land that extends into a body of water.
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Plain

a large area of flat land or gently rolling land.
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Valley

An area of low land between hills or mountains.
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Hill

Mound of earth with a rounded top; smaller than a mountain.
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River

A stream of water that flows into an ocean, lake, or another stream.
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Lake

A large natural area of water surrounded by land.
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Ocean

the vast body of salt water that covers almost three fourths of the earth's surface.

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