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estuary
n. mouth of a river
slump
a slipping of earth or rock; landslide
copse
a thicket of small trees or bushes; a small wood
peak
The pointed summit of a mountain.
footpath
A narrow path for persons on foot
track
A path, route, or course indicated by marks left by something that has passed
lane
part of a highway wide enough to accommodate one vehicle, often set off from adjacent lanes by painted lines
hillock
n. small hill
shore
Land as opposed to water
mountain range
A series of mountain ridges alike in form, direction, and origin
Gorge
Small, steep-walled canyon
plain
an extensive treeless region
waterfall
A steep descent of water from a height
hollow
A small valley between mountains
valley
An elongated lowland between ranges of mountains
gulf
A large area of a sea or ocean partially enclosed by land
ridge
A long, narrow chain of hills or mountains
inlet
A stream or bay leading inland, as from the ocean; an estuary
bay
A body of water partially enclosed by land but with a wide mouth, affording access to the sea
cove
A small sheltered bay in the shoreline of a sea, river, or lake
cliff
A high, steep, or overhanging face of rock
brook
a natural freshwater stream smaller than a river
estuary
An arm of the sea that extends inland to meet the mouth of a river
stream
a small river; brook
tributary
A stream that flows into a larger stream or other body of water
pond
A still body of water smaller than a lake
cape
A point or head of land projecting into a body of water
depopulate
v. reduce population
sprawl
The unplanned, uncontrolled spreading of urban development into areas adjoining the edge of a city
fertile
rich in plant nutrients
summit
The highest point or part; the top
peninsula
n. piece of land surrounded by water on three sides
glacier
n. large slow-moving river of ice
plateau
a wide mainly level area of elevated land
irrigation
To supply (dry land) with water by means of ditches, pipes, or streams; water artificially.
conurbation
A predominantly urban region including adjacent towns and suburbs; a metropolitan area
tributary
A stream that flows into a larger stream or other body of water
overcrowding
a state of being filled with more people or things than is desirable; congestion
highlands
A mountainous or hilly section of a country