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Landforms

  1. 1. What are Landforms? Third Grade Science and Social Studies
  2. 2. What are landforms?• Landforms are the natural shapes or features called landforms.• There are many different types of landforms found on the earth.
  3. 3. mountain A mountain is a place on Earth’s surface that is much higher than the land around it.
  4. 4. valley A valley is a lowland area between higher lands such as mountains.
  5. 5. canyon A canyon is a deep valley with very steep sides.
  6. 6. plain A plain is a flat area on Earth’s surface.
  7. 7. plateau A plateau is a flat area higher than the land around it.
  8. 8. island An island is land that is completely surrounded by water.
  9. 9. lake A lake is water that is completely surrounded by land.
  10. 10. ocean Oceans are the largest bodies of water on earth.
  11. 11. coast A coast is the area where the ocean touches the land.
  12. 12. desert A desert is a hot dry place with little or no rainfall.
  13. 13. river A river is a long flowing body of water.

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