Landforms PPt. by, Robin D. Seamon
 
rst.gsfc.nasa.gov/Sect2/Sect2_1a.html
Island-   Peninsula -  Coral reef- Atoll -   Delta - Seamount -  Trench -   Gulf Plain : Hill:  Mountain - Plateau   : Mes...
NEXT: begin definitions: rst.gsfc.nasa.gov/Sect2/Sect2_1a.html
Grand Canyon Canyon: plateau :: valley : mountain Colorado River Another picture http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2...
NEXT DEFINITION
Tallest mountain in the world: link The mountain, which is part of the  Himalaya  range in High Asia, is located on the bo...
Rocky Mountains Appalachian Mountains MORE PICTURES www.worldmapsonline.com/ContiUSreliefmap.htm
ELEVATION MAP *Andes *Rocky *Appalacian *Himalayas/ *Brazilian  *Great Dividing *Tien Shan *Ural *Sumataran/ Javan Hindu K...
Appalachian Mountains: “ Great Smokey Mtns.” Rocky Mtns. BACK http://www.destination360.com/north-america/us/wyoming/image...
 
US Great Plains ANOTHER PICTURE http://thefinalhour.blogspot.com/2010/04/ogallala-aquifer-is-drying-up-which.html http://g...
DEFINITION
Plateau/ Mesa DEFINITION http://www.hickerphoto.com/data/media/175/colorado_plateau_t3105.jpg
Valley DEFINITION http://www.wallpapersphere.com/nature-wallpapers/scenery/hooker-valley.html
Plain : flat land Hill:  slightly- raised land (with earth & stone underneath) Mountain-  a huge hill of rock formed by th...
Island-   land surrounded by water Peninsula -  land that juts out surrounded by water on 3 sides Coral reef-  a wall of c...
Island DEFINITION http://www.inetours.com/Pages/SFNbrhds/Treasure_Island.html
Peninsula (Florida from space) DEFINITION http://virtualastronaut.tietronix.com/textonly/act10/images/florida_peninsula_r....
LINK  with definitions DEFINITION http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1104/969461859_99f6a59c13.jpg
Atoll (off coast of Belize) DEFINITION www.renegadebs.com/2006_12_01_archive.html
Delta ANOTHER PICTURE
Flooded Mississippi Delta Plain DEFINITION
Seamount (HAWAII) BACK DEFINITION http://www.full-circle.org/hawaii/science/geology/hawaii2.jpg
Ocean trenches BACK DEFINITION http://www.physicalgeography.net/fundamentals/images/trenches.gif
Gulf of Mexico BACK DEFINITION
 
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  1. 1. Landforms PPt. by, Robin D. Seamon
  2. 3. rst.gsfc.nasa.gov/Sect2/Sect2_1a.html
  3. 4. Island- Peninsula - Coral reef- Atoll - Delta - Seamount - Trench - Gulf Plain : Hill: Mountain - Plateau : Mesa : Valley : Canyon: Spring: MAP
  4. 5. NEXT: begin definitions: rst.gsfc.nasa.gov/Sect2/Sect2_1a.html
  5. 6. Grand Canyon Canyon: plateau :: valley : mountain Colorado River Another picture http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2005/08/0826_050826_grandcanyon.html http://blog.viarentals.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/The-Grand-Canyon.jpg
  6. 7. NEXT DEFINITION
  7. 8. Tallest mountain in the world: link The mountain, which is part of the Himalaya range in High Asia, is located on the border between Nepal and Tibet , China . 29,029 ft DEFINITION MORE PICTURES Mt. Everest http://www.mountain7.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/08/08_wallpaper_mount_everest.jpg
  8. 9. Rocky Mountains Appalachian Mountains MORE PICTURES www.worldmapsonline.com/ContiUSreliefmap.htm
  9. 10. ELEVATION MAP *Andes *Rocky *Appalacian *Himalayas/ *Brazilian *Great Dividing *Tien Shan *Ural *Sumataran/ Javan Hindu Kush *Great Rift Valley *Alps *Altal *Atlas MORE PICTURES http://www.fotolibra.com/gallery/49768/map-of-worlds-mountain-ranges-illustration/
  10. 11. Appalachian Mountains: “ Great Smokey Mtns.” Rocky Mtns. BACK http://www.destination360.com/north-america/us/wyoming/images/s/wyoming-rocky-mountains.jpg
  11. 13. US Great Plains ANOTHER PICTURE http://thefinalhour.blogspot.com/2010/04/ogallala-aquifer-is-drying-up-which.html http://gasforumblog.wordpress.com/2008/07/25/press-clippings-can-help-to-reduce-agricultural-accidents/
  12. 14. DEFINITION
  13. 15. Plateau/ Mesa DEFINITION http://www.hickerphoto.com/data/media/175/colorado_plateau_t3105.jpg
  14. 16. Valley DEFINITION http://www.wallpapersphere.com/nature-wallpapers/scenery/hooker-valley.html
  15. 17. Plain : flat land Hill: slightly- raised land (with earth & stone underneath) Mountain- a huge hill of rock formed by the movement of the Earth’s plates Plateau : high, flat-topped mountain Mesa : means ‘table’ in spanish; a small plateau Valley : dip between two mountains Canyon: a valley between two high ridges formed by water or ice erosion Spring: underground water supply that comes up Go On BACK
  16. 18. Island- land surrounded by water Peninsula - land that juts out surrounded by water on 3 sides Coral reef- a wall of coral that pokes above the water near the drop-off zone in tropical waters Atoll - a coral reef surrounding a lagoon Delta - place where the river empties into the ocean Seamount - a mountain under the ocean Trench - long depression in the ocean floor Gulf – water surrounded by land on three sides Go on BACK
  17. 19. Island DEFINITION http://www.inetours.com/Pages/SFNbrhds/Treasure_Island.html
  18. 20. Peninsula (Florida from space) DEFINITION http://virtualastronaut.tietronix.com/textonly/act10/images/florida_peninsula_r.jpg
  19. 21. LINK with definitions DEFINITION http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1104/969461859_99f6a59c13.jpg
  20. 22. Atoll (off coast of Belize) DEFINITION www.renegadebs.com/2006_12_01_archive.html
  21. 23. Delta ANOTHER PICTURE
  22. 24. Flooded Mississippi Delta Plain DEFINITION
  23. 25. Seamount (HAWAII) BACK DEFINITION http://www.full-circle.org/hawaii/science/geology/hawaii2.jpg
  24. 26. Ocean trenches BACK DEFINITION http://www.physicalgeography.net/fundamentals/images/trenches.gif
  25. 27. Gulf of Mexico BACK DEFINITION
  26. 29. MOUNTAIN WS
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