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Quiz about landforms

  1. 1. Elena García Marín What are Landforms?
  2. 2. What are landforms? <ul><li>Landforms are the natural shapes called landforms. </li></ul><ul><li>There are many different types of landforms found on the earth: landforms of continental relief and landforms of coastal relief </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is a plain?
  4. 4. Plain <ul><li>A plain is </li></ul><ul><li>a flat area on Earth’s surface. </li></ul>
  5. 5. What is a plateau?
  6. 6. Plateau <ul><li>A plateau is a flat area higher than the land around it. </li></ul>
  7. 7. What is a hill?
  8. 8. Hill <ul><li>A hill is </li></ul><ul><li>a small elevation in the Earth's surface </li></ul>
  9. 9. What is a mountain?                                       
  10. 10. Mountain <ul><li>A mountain is </li></ul><ul><li>a place on Earth’s surface that is much higher than the land around it. </li></ul>                                      
  11. 11. What is a valley?                                                             
  12. 12. Valley <ul><li>A valley is </li></ul><ul><li>a lowland area between higher lands such as mountains. </li></ul>                                                             
  13. 13. What is a depression?
  14. 14. Depression <ul><li>A depression is </li></ul><ul><li>an area that is </li></ul><ul><li>lower than its </li></ul><ul><li>surroundings . </li></ul>
  15. 15. What is a canyon?                                                          
  16. 16. Canyon <ul><li>A canyon is </li></ul><ul><li>a deep valley </li></ul><ul><li>with very steep sides </li></ul>                                                         
  17. 17. What is a peninsula?
  18. 18. Peninsula <ul><li>A peninsula is a body of land that is surrounded by water on three sides </li></ul>
  19. 19. What is an island?
  20. 20. Island <ul><li>An island is land that is completely surrounded by water </li></ul>
  21. 21. What is an archipelago?
  22. 22. Archipelago <ul><li>An archipelago is a group or chain of islands together in a sea or ocean. </li></ul>
  23. 23. What is a coast?
  24. 24. Coast <ul><li>A coast is the area where the ocean touches the land. </li></ul>
  25. 25. What is a lake?
  26. 26. Lake <ul><li>A lake is water that is completely surrounded by land. </li></ul>
  27. 27. What is a river?
  28. 28. River <ul><li>A river is </li></ul><ul><li>a long flowing body of water </li></ul>
  29. 29. What is a cape?
  30. 30. Cape <ul><li>A cape is </li></ul><ul><li>a pointed piece of land that sticks out into a sea </li></ul>
  31. 31. What is a gulf?
  32. 32. Gulf <ul><li>A gulf is a part of the ocean that is partly surrounded by land (it is usually larger than a bay). </li></ul>
  33. 33. What is a bay?
  34. 34. Bay <ul><li>A bay is </li></ul><ul><li>a body of water that is partly enclosed by land (and is usually smaller than a gulf). </li></ul>
  35. 35. What is a strait or channel?
  36. 36. Strait or channel <ul><li>A strait is </li></ul><ul><li>a narrow body of water that connects two larger bodies of water </li></ul>