Different Types of Landforms #1

Different Types of Landforms #1

Today’s words are natural features of the Earth’s surface, such as a mountain, lake, or river. These different features are called landforms.

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1

archipelago [ ahr-kuhpeluh-goh ] 群岛

noun

a large group or chain of islands

Have you been to the Malay Archipelago?

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2

bay [ bey ] 海湾

noun

A bay is a body of water forming an indentation of the shoreline.

The bay is a great place for fishing.

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3

cave [ keyv ] 山洞

noun

A cave is a large hole in the side of the cliff or hill, or one that is under the ground.

This cave is very long and dark.

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4

glacier [ gley-sher ] 冰川

noun

A glacier is an extremely large mass of ice which moves very slowly, often down a mountain valley.

Global warming is a threat to glaciers.

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5

iceberg [ ahys-burg ] 冰山

noun

An iceberg is a large tall mass of ice floating in the sea.

On the top, icebergs may look small but under the water they could be very large and dangerous.

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