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Earth power point

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  • The earth’s surface is different everywhere, depending on where you are.
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    • 1. Earth science
    • 2. Earth
      The earth is a huge sphere
      It is covered by water and soil
      Surrounded by air
    • 3. The earth’s surface
    • 4. landforms
      Mountains
      Plateaus
      Hills
      Valleys
      Plains
    • 5. mountains
      Large landforms
      Rise above the surrounding land
      Have steep slopes or rounded peaks
      May have one peak
      May be part of a mountain range
    • 6. Mountain
    • 7. Valleys
      Valleys are located between mountains or hills
      They are lower places on earth
      Sometimes rivers run through valleys
    • 8. valley
    • 9. v-shaped or U-shaped valley?
      Formed by flowing water, such as a river, are usually V-shaped
      Formed by glaciers – U-valley
      Fun Fact: A valley can also be called a glen, vale, or dell.
    • 10. Plateaus
      Stands higher than surrounding land
      Has a flat top
    • 11. plateau
    • 12. hills
      Raised area or mound of land
      Smaller than a mountain
      Have gentle rounded tops
      Do not have steep slopes
    • 13. hills
    • 14. plains
      Wide, flat area of land
      Usually treeless
      Can be grassy or support scrub brush
      Can be waterless deserts
    • 15. plain
    • 16. Citations
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