B landforms

archipelago
definition- a sea or stretch of water containing many islands
paraphrase- a group of islands
external image archipelago_large-340x235.jpg

glacier
definition-a slowly moving mass or river of ice formed by the accumulation and compaction of snow on mountains or near the poles
paraphrase-mass of ice accumulated by snow on mountains
Vatnajokull Glacier 1
Vatnajokull Glacier 1


sound
definition-ascertain (the depth of water), tipically by means of a line or pole or using sound echoes
paraphrase-depth of water by a line or pole
external image hanauma_bay_800.jpg
harbor
definition-a place on the coast where vessels may find shelter, esp. one protected from rough waters by piers, jetties, and other artificial structures
paraphrase-place on the coast where vessels find shelter
external image Roche_Harbor_WA.jpg

bay
definition-a broad inlet of the sea where the land curves inward
paraphrase-where land goes inward
external image hanauma_bay_800.jpg

island
definition-a land mass that is surrounded by water
paraphrase-a piece of land surrounded by water
external image pakleni.jpg

peninsula
definition-a piece of land almost surrounded by water or projecting out into a body of water.
paraphrase-a piece of land almost surrounded by water
external image 300px-ShimabaraPeninsulaJpLandsat.jpg

isthmus
definition-a narrow strip of land with sea on either side, forming a link between two larger areas of land
paraphrase-strip of land with sea on each side
external image co_space.jpg

cataract
definition-violent rush of water over a precipice
paraphrase-a large waterfall
external image waterfall.jpg