Land And Water Forms

The Names Of Common Land And Water Forms
Created Dec 7, 2006
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Bay
A part of a lake, sea, or ocean with land around some of it. (smaller than a gulf)
Delta
A triangular-shaped area of land at the mouth of a river.
Desert
A dry land with few plants.
Gulf
A body of water with land around some of it, but larger than a bay.
Hill
Rolling land that rises above the land around it.
Island
A body of water with land on all sides.
Mountain
The highest kind of land.
Mouth of river
A place where a river empties into another body of water.
Lake
A body of water with land on all sides.
Ocean
A large body of salt water.
Peninsula
Land that has water around three sides of it.
Plain
A very flat land.
Plateau
A large area of high, flat land with steep sides.
River
A large stream of water that flows across the land.
Riverbank
The land along a river.
Source of river
A place where a river or stream begins.


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