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Land Forms

  1. 1. Landforms To help our class respond to:
  2. 2. Questions to Consider <ul><li>Have you been to this type of landform? </li></ul><ul><li>Is it in our state? Is it near your home and some place you often visit? </li></ul><ul><li>Have you been to this type of landform on vacation? Did you make a special trip to see this landform? </li></ul><ul><li>What did you think of this landform when you see it (or saw it)? </li></ul>Write your answers in the notes section of the slide about the landform.
  3. 3. Hill One Tree Hill (Auckland, New Zealand) <ul><li>Rises less than 1000 feet above the surrounding land. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Mountain Wasatch Mountains, Utah <ul><li>Rises over 1000 feet above the surrounding land. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Waterfall River Porter Waterfall, Sheffield, England <ul><li>Fall of water from a high place along a river. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Bay New Zealand - Muriwai, Maori Bay <ul><li>A part of sea or lake that pushes into the land. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Plains Serengeti Plains, Tanzania <ul><li>Flat lands with very little change in elevation. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Island Hormoz Island, Persian Gulf, Iran <ul><li>A body of land surrounded by water on all sides. </li></ul>
  9. 9. River Fall River, Wisconsin <ul><li>A large natural stream of water flowing into a lake or ocean. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Peninsula Stanley Peninsula, Hong Kong <ul><li>A piece of land surrounded by water on three sides. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Volcano Near Rabaul, East New Britain, Papua New Guinea <ul><li>Mountain of lava. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Mesa Katzimo (Enchanted Mesa) <ul><li>Steep sides, usually dry places. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Canyon <ul><li>Deep valley with very steep sides often carved from the Earth by a river. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Plateau Colorado Plateau <ul><li>Flat level land that is higher than the land around it. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Ocean Indian Ocean (near Diani Beach, Kenya (Africa) <ul><li>One of the four main masses of salt water. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Valley Little Lakes Valley Eastern Sierra Mountains, California <ul><li>Low area between two mountains. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Lake Lake Saint Peter (east of Algonquin Park on the western reaches of the Ottawa Valley, Canada) <ul><li>A large body of water surrounded by land. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Gulf Tunisia, Gulf of Gabes (from the International Space Station - NASA) <ul><li>Water partly surrounded by land. </li></ul>
  19. 19. Cape Cape Meares, Oregon Coast <ul><li>A piece of land jutting into the sea. </li></ul>
  20. 20. Prairie Funks Grove Prairie, Illinois <ul><li>Large expanse of grassland. </li></ul>
  21. 21. Citations <ul><li>Hill: </li></ul><ul><li>Mountain: </li></ul><ul><li>Mesa: </li></ul><ul><li>Waterfall: </li></ul><ul><li>Bay: </li></ul><ul><li>Plains: </li></ul><ul><li>Island: </li></ul><ul><li>River: </li></ul><ul><li>Peninsula: </li></ul><ul><li>Volcano: </li></ul><ul><li>Canyon: </li></ul><ul><li>Plateau: </li></ul><ul><li>Ocean: </li></ul><ul><li>Valley: </li></ul><ul><li>Lake: </li></ul><ul><li>Gulf: </li></ul><ul><li>Cape: </li></ul><ul><li>Prairie: </li></ul>