Thursday, February 23, 2012

Good words: landscape features

Sand - Diminutive name for a Faroese beach. 
Bottomland - forest swampland found in floodplains.
Hoodoo - A pillar formed by erosion of surrounding rock.
Slough - a sluggish drainage channel.
Zawn - a chasm or inlet cut by waves into seaside cliffs.
Coombe - a small wooded valley.
Erg - a shifting dune seas of the Sahara.

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