Wikipedia:Vital articles/Level/4/Geography

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Geography (1,204 articles)

See also Physical sciences/Earth science.

Basics (36 articles)

Physical geography (381 articles)

Bodies of water (189 articles)

Oceans and seas (55 articles)

Lakes (38 articles)

Rivers (67 articles)

Straits (20 articles)

Canals (7 articles)

Shipping routes (2 articles)

  1. Northeast Passage
  2. Northwest Passage

Other hydrologic features (11 articles)

Islands (77 articles)

Peninsulas (16 articles)

Land relief (53 articles)

Mountain peaks (22 articles)

Deserts (10 articles)

Forests (3 articles)

  1. Amazon rainforest (Level 3)
  2. Sundarbans
  3. Virgin Komi Forests

Parks and preserves (18 articles)

Countries (207 articles)

Americas (35 articles)

Africa (54 articles)

Asia (47 articles)

Europe (45 articles)

Oceania (14 articles)

Unrecognized or largely unrecognized states, and disputed regions (11 articles)

State-like entities (1 article)

  1. Holy See

Regions and country subdivisions (111 articles)

Cities (451 articles)

Urban studies and planning (16 articles)

Africa (69 articles)

Americas (88 articles)

Asia (177 articles)