Earth’s Physical Features
Created by: Roiden Fredrich Fernandez
A landform in the earth sciences comprises a geomorphological unit,
and is largely defined by its surface form and location in the landscape.
As part of the terrain a landform is an element of topography
It’s a large landform that stretches above the surrounding
land in a limited area, usually in the form of a peak. A mountain
is generally steeper than a hill.
Mountains are formed through tectonic forces or volcanism.
Mount Everest is
the Earth's highest
also called a high plain or tableland, is an area of highland,
usually consisting of relatively flat terrain.
Tibetan Plateau The largest and highest
plateau in the world. It
is called the "roof of
the world", which is still
being formed by the
collisions of the Indo-
Australian and Eurasian
Lake is surrounded by land apart from a river or other outlet
that serves to feed or drain the lake.
A river is a natural watercourse, usually freshwater, flowing towards an
ocean, a lake, a sea, or another river. In a few cases, a river simply flows
into the ground or dries up completely at the end of its course, and does
not reach another body of water.
a major north-flowing
river in northeastern
regarded as the longest
river in the world. It is
6,853 km (4,258 miles)
A waterfall is a place where water flows over a vertical drop in the
course of a stream or river. Waterfalls also occur where meltwater
drops over the edge of a tabular iceberg or ice shelf. —
Angel Falls is a
waterfall in Venezuela.
It is the world's
waterfall, with a height
of 979 m and a plunge
of 807 m.
is a shallow body of water separated from a larger body of
water by barrier islands or reefs.