Review#8 landscapes
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  • 1. L.O: LANDSCAPE CHARACTERISTICS
  • 2. NEW YORK STATE has all three kinds oflandscapes• Mountains: high relief landformswith distorted bedrock structure.• Plateaus: high relief landforms withhorizontal bedrock structure.• Plains: flat landforms with low relief.
  • 3. Plains are also called lowlands.
  • 4. Plateaus are also called uplannds
  • 5. Mountains are also called highlands.
  • 6. Landscape are primarily caused bytheir underlying bedrock structureand elevation.Hard bedrock resists weathering and formsmountains. Very soft bedrock weathers easily andforms plains.
  • 7. Uplifting and leveling forces also areresponsible for landscapes• If uplift prevails= mountains.• If leveling prevails= plains.
  • 8. Climate andlandscape:
  • 9. glaciers
  • 10. Streampatterns: