Thursday, March 7, 2013


  • A gulf is a large area of sea that bites into the land.
  • A bay is a small gulf.
  • A cape is a large piece of land that sticks out into the sea.
  • A peninsula is a narrow piece of land surrounded by water on three sides. It is connected to the mainland by a strip of land called an isthmus.
  • An island is an area of land completely surrounded by water.
  • An archipelago is a group of islands.
Gulf of Mexico. Photo from:
Hanauma Bay. Photo from: ErgoSum88
Cape Point: Photo from here.
Peninsula Croatia and Isthmus. Photo from Kork
Mago Island, Fiji. Photo from: Private Islands
Raja Ampat Archipelago. Photo from The Miracle of Indonesia

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