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LANDFORMS Physical features on the Earth’s surface on the Earth’s surface Created by: Meggan Schlein & Kristie Benton 2005
PLAIN A flat land that is low in elevation Examples: Great Plains, Texas, Central Australia (Outback)
PLATEAU An elevated flat land Examples: Colorado, Tibet, South Africa
MOUNTAIN A very tall, natural piece of land with steep sides Examples: Mt. Kilimanjaro, Mt. Everest, Mt. McKinley Mt. St. Helens
MOUNTAIN RANGE A Group of mountains Examples: Rockies, Smokey Mtns., Himalayas, Andes, Alps
VALLEY A low place between mountains Example: Napa California South TX Death Valley, Utah
A deep valley with narrow sides created by erosion Example: Grand Canyon, AZ Big Bend, TX CANYON
Grand Canyon of Yellowstone
PENINSULA A body of land that is surrounded by water on three sides Examples: Florida, Baja (Mexico),
Examples: India, Italy
Examples of Peninsulas (continued) Sinai Peninsula (Egypt) Bolivar Peninsula (Galveston, TX)
ISLAND Land completely surrounded by water Example: Galveston Madagascar Tasmania
ARCHIPELAGO A group or chains of islands Examples: Hawaii Hawaii
ISTHMUS A narrow strip of land connecting two land masses Examples: Panama, Corinth
Canal Manmade waterway, a shortcut to transport ships Examples: Panama Canal
Suez Canal, Corinth Canal, Erie Canal
L A K E A large body of water that is surrounded by land on all sides Examples: Great Lakes, Salt Lake Lake Jackson
RIVER A large, flowing body of water Examples: Mississippi, Colorado, Rio Grande, Nile, Amazon
DELTA Triangular shaped area where sediment is deposited at the mouth of a river (where it empties into another body of water) Examples: Nile River Delta, Mississippi River Delta
SEA or GULF A large body of salty water that is often connected to an ocean Examples: Mediterranean Sea Caribbean Sea Gulf of Mexico Gulf of Hormuz
STRAIT A narrow body of water that connects 2 larger bodies of water Examples: Bering Strait Strait of Gibraltar Strait of Gibraltar
Landforms World Studies source The place where a river begins Lake Victoria The Source of the Nile River Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania.
LANDFORMS Physical features on the Earth’s surface.
Continent: One of the seven large land masses on Earth.
Geographic Terms Land and Water Forms. You will be creating your own country soon. In addition to taking notes, you will draw a visual of each term given.
Physical Features Vocabulary SSWG 1a Describe the concept of place by explaining how physical characteristics such as landforms, bodies of water, climate,
Archipelago An archipelago is a group or chain of islands clustered together in a sea or ocean.
9/26/12 – BR: Identify this landform Today: Identifying Landforms (what the volcanoes make)
Landforms A feature on the surface of the earth, such as a valley or mountain range.
Objective: To examine the major forms of land masses and bodies of water.
1F 9/5. 1F Isthmus Isthmus of Panama A narrow strip of land connecting two larger pieces of land.
Name that Landform. Peninsula An area of land almost completely surrounded by water.
Physical features Justine Moran. Plain Definition: A large area of flat land with few trees. Example: the great plains in central U. S. A.
Landform 1: Mountain Elevated land, higher than 2,000 feet Because of the elevation plant life and climate could be different Famous ones: “Rockies”,
Physical Features Vocabulary Map & Globe Skills 4 & 6.
9/16/10 – BR: What type of boundaries do you see here?
Landforms World Studies Clarification Greenhouse effect. (good) Greenhouse gases like CO2 absorb heat in the atmosphere. (good) Too much CO2 and.
Geographic Terms. Archipelago Chain of islands Aleutian Islands, Alaska.
Continent Largest land mass on earth North America South America Asia Australia Africa Antarctica Europe.
The Language of Landforms ….. What are landforms? Landforms are the natural shapes or features of land. When we learn about the landscape of the earth,
Unit 2 Geographical Features. Landforms Continent – One of the seven major landmasses on Earth. They are: North America, South America, Antarctica, Europe,
Everything you wanted to know about Landforms!. What are landforms? Landforms are the natural shapes or features found on the earth’s surface. There are.
Land and Water. KNOW FOR THE TEST!!!! strait- a small passage of water connecting two larger bodies of water isthmus- a small strip of land connecting.
Physical Features World Geography Mrs. Conlin. Elevation how high or low land is compared to the sea high elevation medium elevation low elevation below.
What are landforms? Landforms are the natural shapes or features. There are many different types of landforms found on the earth.
Unit 2 Physical Geography. Types of Landforms Landforms.
Landforms 101 Landforms are categorized by ______, changes in elevation. relief.
Physical Features. Basin Tidal Basin in D.C. A partially enclosed, sheltered area along a shore, often partly man-made or dredged to a greater depth,
Landforms Of the United States. What are landforms? Landforms are the natural shapes or features of the earth. There are many different types of landforms.
Landform Jeopardy A piece of land that is surrounded by water. A low, watery land formed at the mouth of a river. It is often in the shape.
Landforms 6 th Grade DIY 1.Take notes from this presentation 2.In your journals, draw a individual quick sketch of what each landform look like 3.Be sure.
Earth’s Landforms Second Grade Social Studies. Vocabulary island valley river lake hill peninsula mountain plateau ocean plain canyon.
What do the Subdivisions of Longitude and Latitude stand for. An example would be 21° 18′ 41″ N, 157° 47′ 47″.21° 18′ 41″ N, 157° 47′ 47″
Land and Water. DO NOW: New words 1. archipelago- a chain of islands 2. source- from where a river gets its water 3. mouth- where a river empties into.
Landform Review Chapter 2. Mountain – Mt. Everest, Nepal a large landform that stretches above the surrounding land in a limited area usually in the form.
LANDFORMS AND WATERWAYS!. PEAK A single mountain that has a pointed top.
GEOGRAPHY TERMS. one of five major bodies of salt water that surround the continents
LandformsLandforms Where do you live?. There are many landforms Mountain Plateau River Valley Ocean Island Hill Lake Peninsula Bay Plains Butte desert.
What are landforms?. What is a mountain? What is a valley?
Landforms: In Texas and around the United States A landform is a natural structure on the Earth’s surface.
Landforms. A landform is a natural feature of the earth’s surface. Mountains, hills, valleys, plains, and plateaus are all examples of landforms.
Landforms are the natural shapes or features of the land. There are many different types of landforms found on Earth.
Mr. Fulaytar 1. Definition: A large group of islands. Sentence: The Hawaiian Islands make up an archipelago. 2.
It’s Not A Washboard It’s a ?. It’s not a plate. A plateau is a flat elevated landform. It’s aplateau. Examples: Kaibab Plateau.
World Geography Identifying Landforms & Their Effect on World History.
PRACTICE LAND FORMS AND WATER BODIES. SOURCE The point in which the river starts, usually at a high elevation.
Do You Know Physical Features are the shapes that the land and water make on the surface of the Earth. Do physical features affect the way people live?
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