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  • 1. Elena García Marín What are Landforms?
  • 2. What are landforms?
    • Landforms are the natural shapes called landforms.
    • There are many different types of landforms found on the earth: landforms of continental relief and landforms of coastal relief
  • 3. What is a plain?
  • 4. Plain
    • A plain is
    • a flat area on Earth’s surface.
  • 5. What is a plateau?
  • 6. Plateau
    • A plateau is a flat area higher than the land around it.
  • 7. What is a hill?
  • 8. Hill
    • A hill is
    • a small elevation in the Earth's surface
  • 9. What is a mountain?                                       
  • 10. Mountain
    • A mountain is
    • a place on Earth’s surface that is much higher than the land around it.
                                          
  • 11. What is a valley?                                                             
  • 12. Valley
    • A valley is
    • a lowland area between higher lands such as mountains.
                                                                
  • 13. What is a depression?
  • 14. Depression
    • A depression is
    • an area that is
    • lower than its
    • surroundings .
  • 15. What is a canyon?                                                          
  • 16. Canyon
    • A canyon is
    • a deep valley
    • with very steep sides
                                                             
  • 17. What is a peninsula?
  • 18. Peninsula
    • A peninsula is a body of land that is surrounded by water on three sides
  • 19. What is an island?
  • 20. Island
    • An island is land that is completely surrounded by water
  • 21. What is an archipelago?
  • 22. Archipelago
    • An archipelago is a group or chain of islands together in a sea or ocean.
  • 23. What is a coast?
  • 24. Coast
    • A coast is the area where the ocean touches the land.
  • 25. What is a lake?
  • 26. Lake
    • A lake is water that is completely surrounded by land.
  • 27. What is a river?
  • 28. River
    • A river is
    • a long flowing body of water
  • 29. What is a cape?
  • 30. Cape
    • A cape is
    • a pointed piece of land that sticks out into a sea
  • 31. What is a gulf?
  • 32. Gulf
    • A gulf is a part of the ocean that is partly surrounded by land (it is usually larger than a bay).
  • 33. What is a bay?
  • 34. Bay
    • A bay is
    • a body of water that is partly enclosed by land (and is usually smaller than a gulf).
  • 35. What is a strait or channel?
  • 36. Strait or channel
    • A strait is
    • a narrow body of water that connects two larger bodies of water