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Name:_______________
Match the geography terms with their definitions.
 
Date:_______________
 
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___ 1.  Archipelago a.  a broad and flat or gently rolling area of land.
___ 2.  Bay b.  a group of many islands.
___ 3.  Coast c.  a large stream of water that flows into a lake, ocean or other body of water.
___ 4.  Delta d.  a shape on the earth surface.
___ 5.  Desert e.  a low wet land that supports grass and trees.
___ 6.  Geography f.  a row of connected mountains.
___ 7.  Glacier g.  a dry barren region that may be sandy and without trees.
___ 8.  Gulf h.  a body of water with land on all sides.
___ 9.  Harbor i.  an area of land completely surrounded by water.
___ 10.  Island j.  a triangular deposit of sand and soil that collects at the mouth of some rivers.
___ 11.  Isthmus k.  part of an ocean or lake extending into land and smaller than a gulf.
___ 12.  Lake l.  the study of earth and the way people live on it and use it.
___ 13.  Landform m.  land along the edge of an ocean, sea, or other very large body of water.
___ 14.  Mountain Range n.  a fertile place in the desert where there is water and some vegetation.
___ 15.  Mountain o.  low land between hills, mountains or along a river.
___ 16.  Oasis p.  a large part of an ocean or a sea that extends into land.
___ 17.  Peninsula q.  a large high-level area that is raised above the surrounding land.
___ 18.  Plain r.  a sheltered area of water where ships can anchor safely.
___ 19.  Plateau s.  an opening in the earth surface through which ashes, steam and lava are forced out.
___ 20.  Region t.  land surrounded by water on all sides but one.
___ 21.  River u.  a narrow waterway connecting two large bodies of water.
___ 22.  Strait v.  a land form with high elevation and a pointed or rounded top higher than a hill.
___ 23.  Swamp w.  a huge mass of ice that moves slowly down a mountain.
___ 24.  Valley x.  an area of the earth that has common characteristics.
___ 25.  Volcano y.  a narrow strip of land with water on both sides, connecting two larger areas of land.