Landscape – the visible features of an area of land, its landforms, and how they integrate with natural or man-made features.
If you will visit different areas or countries all over the world, you might see different outstanding landscapes either in a dryland or wetland. But, do you know the specific or the correct name of each one of them?
Take a look at these various landscapes that will help you to know through its meaning. Enjoy learning! 🙂
bay – a broad inlet of the sea where the land curves inward.
beach – a pebbly or sandy shore, especially by the ocean between high- and low-water marks.
bridge – a structure that is built over a river, road, or railroad to allow people and vehicles to cross from one side to the other.
canal – a channel of water artificially made for boats to travel through or to carry water from one area to another.
canyon – a deep valley with steep sides and usually a river flowing along the bottom.
cascade – a short, steep waterfall (= place where a river falls to a lower level), often one of a series.
cave – a large hole in the side of a hill, cliff, or mountain, or underground.
city – a place where many people live, with many houses, stores, businesses, etc., and which is bigger than a town.
cliff – a high area of rock with a steep side, often on a coast.
coast – the land next to or close to the sea.
creek – a small river or stream.
dam – a wall built across a river to stop the flow and collect the water, esp. to make a reservoir (= an artificial lake) that provides water for an area or can be used to make electricity.
desert – a large, dry area where there are very little rain and few plants.
farmland – land that is used for or is suitable for farming.
field – an area of land with grass or crops growing on it.
forest – a large area full of trees, usually wild.
hills – an area of land that slopes up to a point higher than the surrounding land and then slopes down again, but which is smaller than a mountain.
island – a piece of land completely surrounded by water.
jungle – a tropical forest in which trees and plants grow very closely together.
lake – a large area of water that is not salty and is surrounded by land.
meadow – a field with grass and often wildflowers in it.
oasis – an area in a desert where there is water and trees can grow.
ocean – the large mass of saltwater that covers most of the earth’s surface.
pond – a still area of water smaller than a lake, often artificially made.
river – water that flows naturally through a wide channel that is surrounded by land.
road – a long, hard surface built for vehicles to travel along.
sea – the salty water that covers a large part of the surface of the earth, or a large area of salty water, smaller than an ocean, that is partly or completely surrounded by land.
tunnel – a long passage under or through the earth, esp. one made for vehicles.
valley – an area of low land between hills or mountains, often with a river or stream running through it.
waterfall – water, especially from a river or stream, dropping from a higher to a lower point, sometimes from a great height.
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