Table of Contents
- 1 What is a narrow body of water that connects to larger bodies of water?
- 2 What is a strip of land called?
- 3 What is narrow body of flowing water called?
- 4 What are the two narrow waterways?
- 5 What is a large tall rocky area of land that comes up?
- 6 Which country is an example of land mass surrounded by water on all sides?
What is a narrow body of water that connects to larger bodies of water?
A strait is a naturally formed, narrowing, typically navigable waterway that connects two larger bodies of water. The surface water generally flows at the same elevation on both sides and through the strait in either direction. Most commonly it is a channel of water that lies between two land masses.
What is a strip of land called?
An isthmus is a land bridge, a narrow strip of land that stretches across a body of water to connect two larger land masses. The Greek isthmos means “neck,” so you can see how isthmus came to mean the connecting strip between land masses.
What is a thin strip of land mostly surrounded by water?
An island is a piece of land that is surrounded by water. An isthmus is a narrow strip of land connecting two larger landmasses. An isthmus has water on two sides.
What do you call a piece of land that extends into a body of water?
peninsula. a large mass of land projecting into a body of water. a group or chain of many islands (archipelago)
What is narrow body of flowing water called?
Strait – a narrow channel of water that connects two larger bodies of water, and thus lies between two land masses. Stream – a body of water with a detectable current, confined within a bed and banks. Stream pool. Streamlet — a small stream; rivulet.
What are the two narrow waterways?
Two narrow waterways, the Bosporus Strait and the Dardenelles Strait, are situated at the west end of the peninsula.
What is a large flat area of land called?
plain. a large area of flat land.
Which two continents are connected by a thin strip of land?
Note: Two famous examples of the isthmus are the Isthmus of Panama and the Isthmus of Suez. Isthmus of Panama is a strip of land that connects two large continents – North and South America. This narrow strip of land was formed about 3 million years ago and divides the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea.
What is a large tall rocky area of land that comes up?
mountain. a large, tall, rocky area of land that comes up out of the earth’s surface. hill.
Which country is an example of land mass surrounded by water on all sides?
Answer: sri lanka is surrounded by water on all sides.
What is a very large body of land called?
A landmass, or land mass, is a large region or area of land. The term is often used to refer to lands surrounded by an ocean or sea, such as a continent or a large island.
What are the 10 water bodies?
Bodies of Water
- Rivers and Streams.