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Landforms ppt

  1. 1. Landforms
  2. 2. Landforms <ul><li>Landforms are the natural shapes or features of the earth. </li></ul><ul><li>Landforms include mountains, valleys, plateaus, canyons, plains, and islands . </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>A mountain is the highest kind of land. </li></ul><ul><li>A mountain has a peak. </li></ul>Mountains
  4. 4. Valleys <ul><li>A valley is a lowland area between higher mountains </li></ul>
  5. 5. Plains <ul><li>A plain is a flat area on Earth’s surface. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Canyon <ul><li>A canyon is a deep valley with very steep sides. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Plateaus <ul><li>A plateau is a flat area higher than the land around it. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>An island is land that is surrounded by water. </li></ul>Island
  9. 9. Bodies of Water <ul><li>Bodies of water are any accumulation of water that cover the earth. </li></ul><ul><li>Bodies of water include river, lake and ocean. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>A lake is a body of water surrounded by land. </li></ul>Lake
  11. 11. Ocean <ul><li>Oceans are the largest bodies of water on earth. </li></ul>
  12. 12. River <ul><li>A river is a long flowing body of water. </li></ul>
  13. 13. REVIEW OF LANDFORMS <ul><li>MOUNTAINS: High steep,rocky land. </li></ul><ul><li>VALLEYS: Low land in between mountains. </li></ul><ul><li>PLATEAUS: Steep, sloped land with a flat top. </li></ul><ul><li>PLAINS: Flat, grassy land that stretches for miles. </li></ul><ul><li>ISLANDS: Land surrounded by water. </li></ul><ul><li>CANYONS : Deep valley. </li></ul><ul><li>PLAIN : Flat area. </li></ul>
  14. 14. REVIEW OF BODIES OF WATER <ul><li>OCEAN : Huge body of water. </li></ul><ul><li>RIVER : Long flowing body of water. </li></ul><ul><li>LAKE : Small body of water surrounded by land. </li></ul>

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