Landscape





Since Many Analogy Questions feature technical terms from Landscape, which even students with strong general vocabulary, may not be aware of, this chapter gives such a list of words from Landscape for the benefit of all the students.


Archipelago: a group of islands

Atoll: ring-shaped coral reef enclosing a lagoon

Basin: depression in earth’s surface with a lake or pond at the bottom

Bay: small sea

Boca: river mouth

Bog: wet spongy ground, swamp

Brook: small stream of fresh water

Canal: man made navigable water way

Canyon: deep, narrow valet with steep sides, carved by a river

Cascade: small waterfall

Chasm: deep cleft in earth, gorge

Cove: sheltered recess on the coast line lines

Crater: bowl shaped depression at the mouth of a volcano

Creek: small, slow moving stream

Delta: flat, alluvial plain at the mouth of the river

Eddy: circular movement of water in a river

Floe: large, flat mass of ice floating in a sea

Ford: shallow part of a stream through which one can walk across

Glacier: large mass of moving ice

Glade: open, grassy area within forest

Gorge: narrow, steep ravine with rocky walls

Grove: small wood

Headland: high point of land projecting into the sea, promontory

Heath: open wasteland with shrubs, moor

Hedge: row of shrubs forming a boundary

Iceberg: large mass of ice floating on sea

Isthmus: narrow strip of land with water on both sides and connecting two large bodies of lands

Knoll: small, rounded hill

Lagoon: shallow body of water cut off from the sea by sandbar

Marsh: wet, boggy land: swamp

Moor: open wasteland with shrubs, heath

Orchard: grove with fruit trees

Peninsula: large land area with sea on three sides

Prairie: large track of rolling grassland

Precipice: near vertical face of a hill

Quagmire: marsh, bog

Quicksand: bed of loose and wet sand that yields underfoot

Ravine: narrow, steep depression formed by running water

Rivulet: small stream

Savanna: grassy plain

Scrub: growth of low trees and shrubs

Shingle: coarse alluvial material along sea shore

Shoal: shallow place in river, sand bar

Shrub: short multi-stemmed plants

Strait: narrow water way connecting two large bodies of water

Summit: highest point of a mountain

Surf: waves breaking against the beach

Tableland: flat, elevated track of land

Thicket: dense growth of shrubs

Tide: rise and fall of sea level at a place due to the gravitational pull of the moon and the sun

Torrent: stream with a strong current

Tributary: stream leading to a larger river

Tundra: level, treeless plain in the arctic region

Valley: long depression between two hills

Vineyard: field of grapevines

Vista: height allowing view over a large expanse of land

Vortex: whirlpool

Whirlpool: water spinning rapidly in a circle with a downward sucking force

Wood: dense growth of trees

Since Many Analogy Questions feature technical terms from Landscape, which even students with strong general vocabulary, may not be aware of, this chapter gives such a list of words from Landscape for the benefit of all the students.

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