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Glossary of TOG Year 1 Wk 1 - LG Geography Vocab with images

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a river or stream that flows into a larger river or stream, or into a lake
tributary

a piece of land surrounded on nearly all sides by water. It is connected to a larger body of land by a narrow strip of land.
peninsula

a man-made waterway for transportation or irrigation
canal

the part with the highest elevation, esp. of a mountain; peak
summit

a series of mountains having a common origin and geological similarity
mountain range

the place where a stream or river begins
source

a body of land smaller than a continent and completely surrounded by water
island

the salt water covering most of the earth; ocean
sea

a deposit of sand and soil at the mouth of some rivers, esp. large ones, usually in the shape of a triangle
delta

a bay, stream, or the like that is recessed into or leads inland from a shoreline
inlet

the place where a river flows into a larger body of water
mouth

an elevated, relatively level area of land
plateau

a body of water partly surrounded by land, esp. a recessed area along a shoreline; large cove
bay

a place where ships load and unload, and its adjacent town or city
port

a high, steep or overhanging surface of rock or earth
cliff

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