C1 What do you call a small stream of water not big enough to be a river?

C3 A place in a swift stream where the surface of the water is broken:

C4a What do you call a fairly large body of fresh water?

C6 What do you call a piece of land that’s often wet, and has grass and weeds growing on it?

C7 What do you call land that usually has some standing water with trees or bushes growing in it?

C8 What do you call a place in a stream where water flows round and round and draws things in toward the center?

C9 What do you call water from a river that comes up and covers low land when the river is high?

C11 What do you call soft, wet sand in streams or wet places, that draws people and things down into it?

C13 A piece of land that sticks out noticeably into a body of water:

C14 A stretch of still water going off to the side from a river or lake:

C15 A place in mountains or high hills where you can get through without climbing over the top:

C16 When a mass of earth and rock comes loose from a high place and rushes down, you call it a(n) ________.

C17 Around here, what do you call a small, rounded hill?

C19 What do you call low land running between hills?

C21 A deep place cut in sloping ground by running water:

C21b If you want to spend the day on the sand or the rocks at the edge of the ocean, you might say: “Let’s go ___________ today.”

C24a A small piece of stone that you could easily throw:

C24b “The dog wouldn’t go away, so he took a stone/rock and________ (it at it.)”

C25 Other kinds of stones around here: about the size of a person’s head, smooth and hard—what do you call these?

C26 What special kinds of stone or rock are there in this part of the state?

C28 A place where underbrush, weeds, vines, and small trees grow together so that it’s nearly impossible to get through:

C29 A good-sized stretch of level land with practically no trees:

C30 What do you call loose, dark soil?

C31 What do you call heavy, sticky soil?

C33 What joking names do you have for an out-of-the-way place, or a very unimportant place?

C35 Nicknames for the different parts of your town or city:

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