What is the name given to a portion of land that is nearly surrounded by water and connected with a larger body of land?
A channel A narrow body of water between two pieces of land is called a strait. A strait is sometimes very treacherous to navigate because of rock formations and sand bars in the water due to its proximity to both landforms. A narrow body of water between two pieces of land is called a strait. A strait is sometimes very treacherous to navigate because of rock formations and sand bars in the water due to…
Central America connects North America to South America What is the geographical term for this type of landform?
A strait is a narrow channel of the sea joining two larger bodies of water An Isthmus is a relatively narrow strip of land (with water on both sides) connecting two larger land masses One is a thin bit of water between two big bits of land (that is a strait) whereas the other is a thin bit of land between two big bits of water (that is an isthmus).
A gully or canyon. Since the lines follow a specific elevation above sea level, the closer lines are together the steeper the slope. And a 'V' formation on the lines indicates a narrow deep area surrounded on both sides by higher elevations, or a narrow ridge with dropoffs on both sides could have a similar shape on the map. NOT REALLY It indicates a valley!