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What is a large mass of land surrounded by water?
Continent – Large continuous area of land on the earths surface generally surrounded by water.
Who is a very large mass of land?
A landmass, or land mass, is a large region or area of land. The term is often used to refer to lands surrounded by an ocean or sea, such as a continent or a large island.
What land is surrounded by water?
|Peninsula||A piece of land surrounded by water on all sides except the one which is connected to the mainland. Eg. Malay Peninsula, Indian Peninsula, the Arabian Peninsula, Sinai Peninsula etc.|
What is the landmass of Earth?
196.9 million mi²
Is a land mass surrounded by water from three side?
Complete answer: A landmass bounded by sea on three sides is referred to as Peninsula. It is surrounded by water on the majority of its border while being connected to a mainland from which it extends.
What are the three major land masses?
The largest landmass on Earth consists of three continents – Asia, Africa and Europe.
How many landmasses are there?
Landmasses include supercontinents, continents, and islands. There are four major continuous landmasses on Earth: Afro-Eurasia, the Americas, Antarctica, and Australia.
What is area of land drained by a river and its branches area of land surrounded by lands of higher elevations?
UNIT ONE – GEOGRAPHIC TERMS
|BASIN||AREA OF LAND DRAINED BY A GIVEN RIVER AND ITS BRANCHES, AREA OF LAND SURROUNDED BY LANDS OF HIGHER ELEVATIONS|
|BAY||PART OF A LARGE BODY OF WATER THAT EXTENDS INTO A COASTLINE|
|CANYON||DEEP AND NARROW VALLEY WITH STEEP WALLS|
|CAPE||POINT OF LAND SURROUNDED BY A BODY OF WATER|