Unit 10 European Landscapes
Body of Water/ Unidad de Agua
Coastline/ Línea Costera
Jagged/ Dentado, Mellado
Evergreen/ Hojas Perennes
Decidious/ Hojas Caduca
Relief means the variations in elevation of the Earth´s surface. Inland relief is mostly mountains and plains.
Mountains are high elevations of land. They have steep slopes, a summit and a foot.
Plains are large pieces of flat land.
Plateaus are high areas of flat land.
River Basins/Cuenca del Río are low areas of flat land next to a river.
Land next to the sea is the coast.
Cape is a large piece of land that sticks out into the sea.
Bay a body of water partially enclosed by land. A big one is called a gulf, a small one is called a cove.
Peninsula is a narrow piece of land surrounded by water on three sides. It is connected to the mainland by a piece of land called an isthmus.