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Landforms

  1. 1. What are Landforms?
  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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