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Geography Features

This geography features set focuses on providing students with practice over vocabulary terms related to geography.

You can use this download for work with geography features vocabulary.

This is another free resource for teachers and homeschool families.

This download

Within this download you will find the following:

  • vocabulary words with pictures
  • definitions
  • recording page
  • question cards for extended thinking

The following words are included in this geography features set:

archipelago: a group of islands

canyon: a deep gorge, often with a river flowing through it

hills: a naturally raised area of land, not as high as a mountain

island: a piece of land surrounded by water

isthmus: a narrow strip of land with sea on either side, forms link between two larger areas of land

mesa: an isolated flat-topped hill with steep sides

mountains: a large elevation on the earth’s surface, often has steep sides and bedrock

peninsula: a piece of land surrounded by water on most but not all sides

plateau: flat, elevated landform that rises sharply above the surrounding area on at least one side

valley: a low area of land between hills or mountains, often has a river or stream flowing through it

volcano: a mountain or hill that has a crater or vent that lava, rock fragments, hot vapor, and gas escape through

bay: a broad inlet of the sea where the land curves inward

beach: a pebbly sandy shore, often by the ocean

continental shelf: the area of seabed around a large landmass where the sea is shallow ecompared to the open ocean

crater lake: a round lake that has formed in the crater of a volcano

delta: a triangular area of sediment at the mouth of a river, a river divides into several smaller rivers before flowing into the ocean

glacier: a slowly moving mass or river of ice formed by the accumulation of snow on mountains

lake: a large body of water surrounded by land

pond: a small body of still water formed naturally or by humans

river: a large natural stream of water flowing in a channel to the sea or lake

strait: a narrow passage of water connecting two seas or two other large areas of water

tidepool: an isolated pocket of seawater found in the ocean’s intertidal zone

tributary: a river or stream flowing into a large river or lake

waterfall: a cascade of water falling from a height, formed when a river or stream flows over a steep incline

coral reef: a ridge of rock in the sea formed by the growth and deposit of coral

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