The first letter of the one-word answer is provided. (e.g., A dictionary of places (G). Answer: Gazetteer.)

Freshman Level

1. A crack in a glacier (C).

2. Triangular-shaped land at the mouth of a river (D).

3. A ring-shaped coral island (A).

Graduate Level

4. Open grassland areas of South Africa (V).

5. Permanently frozen subsoil (P).

6. The part of a river where its current is met by the tides (E).

Ph.D. Level

7. Loose rocks on the slopes of a mountain (S).

8. A decorative emblem on a globe or map (C).

9. A downward fold of rock (S).


1. Crevasse.

2. Delta.

3. Atoll.

4. Veldt.

5. Permafrost.

6. Estuary.

7. Scree.

8. Cartouche.

9. Syncline.

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