Advanced Vocabulary Exercise: Geographic Features Gap Fill

Choose the best word for each definition.

canyon - delta - heath - mesa - plateau - prairie - rainforest - steppe - tundra - wetland

  1. An area of level high ground is called a .
  2. A flat-topped hill with steep sides is a .
  3. A vast, flat, treeless Arctic region in which the subsoil is permanently frozen is a .
  4. A triangular area of sediment deposited at the mouth of a river is a .
  5. A dense forest with heavy rainfall, usually in the tropics, is a .
  6. An area of marshes and swamps is a .
  7. A large open area of grassland, especially in the central part of the USA, is a .
  8. An area of open, uncultivated grassland, especially in Britain, is a .
  9. A large area of flat grassland in southeastern Europe and Siberia is a .
  10. A deep gorge, usually with a river flowing through it, is a .

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