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Landform Vocabulary 2

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cartographer
A person who makes maps
channel
The course or path the water takes in the stream or river.
erosion
Wears away earth materials
drainage basin
A System of reivers and streams that drains an area like the Colorado Pleateau
key
An explanation of symbols used on a map
sediments
Eroded earth materials that have been deposited
deposition
The proces by which eroded earth materials settle out in another place.
plateau
A large, mearly level area that has been lifted above the surrounding area
landform
A shape or featured of the earth's surface, like a delta
meander
A curve or loop in a channel
canyon
A V-shaped valley eroded by a river or stream
basin
A low area in which sediments are often deposited.
grid
A network of vertical and horizontal lines that form squares
symbol
A color, shape or texture used to represent something else on a map
delta
A fan saped deposit of earth materials at a mouth of a stream

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