The continent of North America is a great place to discover all of the different geographical features that the world has to offer! Can you name all of the landforms in the map below?
- Archipelago: sometimes called an island group, is a chain or cluster of islands.
- Bay: a large body of water connected to an ocean or sea formed by an inlet of land due to the surrounding land blocking some waves and often reducing winds.
- Gulf: A deep inlet of the sea almost surrounded by land, with a narrow mouth.
- Isthmus: A narrow strip of land with sea on either side, forming a link between two larger areas of land.
- Island: A piece of land surrounded by water.
- Lake: A large body of water surrounded by land.
- Peninsula: A piece of land almost surrounded by water or projecting out into a body of water.
- River: A large natural stream of water flowing in a channel to the sea, a lake, or another stream.
- Strait: A narrow passage of water connecting two seas or two large areas of water.
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