The k8 school logo

A Comprehensive Guide to Homeschooling

What are these landforms? – Activity 1

Read the definitions and type the words that match well and hit the ‘Check Answers’ button to correct your answers in the end.


A group of islands or a cluster of islands found in the open sea (estuary/archipelago/gulf)


A ring or partial ring of coral that forms an island in an ocean or sea (archipelago/barrier/atoll)


An area of land surrounded by higher portions of land which drain into the center shallower part (basin/lake/river)


A body of water that is partially enclosed by land and usually smaller than a gulf (delta/lagoon/bay)


A flat-topped rock or hill formation with steep sides (butte/plateau/oasis)


A valley which is either narrow or deep with very steep sides (valley/canyon/butte)