Statistics for Geographic Terms by Definition

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HintAnswer% Correct
a considerable inland body of standing waterLake
100%
a landmass that projects conspicuously above its surroundings and is higher than a hillMountain
98%
a natural stream of water of usually considerable volumeRiver
93%
arid land with usually sparse vegetationDesert
80%
a large body of ice moving slowly down a slope or valley or spreading outward on a land surfaceGlacier
70%
a narrow strip of land connecting two larger land areasIsthmus
68%
a political state or nation or its territoryCountry
66%
the alluvial deposit at the mouth of a riverDelta
64%
an elongate depression of the earth's surface usually between ranges of hills or mountainsValley
61%
a coral island consisting of a reef surrounding a lagoonAtoll
55%
a deep narrow valley with steep sides and often with a stream flowing through itCanyon
55%
a narrow inlet of the sea between cliffs or steep slopesFjord
55%
an expanse of water with many scattered islandsArchipelago
52%
one of the great divisions of land of the EarthContinent
45%
a usually extensive land area having a relatively level surface raised sharply above adjacent land on at least one sidePlateau
45%
a moist subarctic forest dominated by conifers (such as spruce and fir) that begins where the tundra endsTaiga
45%
a comparatively narrow passageway connecting two large bodies of waterStrait
39%
a tubular anatomical passage or channelCanal
34%
a part of a body of water protected and deep enough to furnish anchorageHarbor
32%
a point or extension of land jutting out into water as a peninsula or as a projecting pointCape
27%
an administrative subdivision of a countryTerritory
7%

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