Study Aid for the Western Hemisphere Geography Test

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a body of water surrounded by landlake
a body of water that extends into the landgulf or bay
a narrow body of water that connects two larger bodies of waterstrait
one of the great salt water bodies of the earthocean
a land form surrounded by waterisland
a land form that sticks out into the waterpeninsula
a narrow land form that connects two larger land massesisthmus
one of the 7 great land masses of the earthcontinent
the land bordering a sea or oceancoast
a group or chain of islands in the ocean or seaarchipelago
a dry region that receives less than 10 inches of rain per yeardesert
a region where trees are the main form of plant lifeforest
a forest region that receives exceptionally large amounts of rainrainforest
a plain that is covered in grassgrasslands
the grasslands of North Americaprairie
the grasslands of South Americapampa
a region made up of high and steep land formsmountains
a cold, relatively dry region covered with snow for more than half the year, has relatively few trees, and has frozen subsoiltundra

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