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What are landforms? Landforms are the natural shapes or features. There are many different types of landforms found on the earth.
mountain A mountain is a place on Earth’s surface that is much higher than the land around it.
mountain range a long chain of mountains; a row of connected mountains
hill A hill is land that rises above the land around it. A hill has a rounded top.
volcano a cone shaped mountain formed out of rock or ash thrown up from inside the earth, frequently with an opening or depression at the top
basin an area of land largely enclosed by higher land.
valley A valley is a lowland area between higher lands such as mountains.
canyon A canyon is a deep valley with very steep sides.
plain A plain is a flat area on Earth’s surface.
plateau A plateau is a flat area higher than the land around it.
lake A lake is water that is completely surrounded by land.
coast A coast is the area where the ocean touches the land.
continental shelf plateau of land surface into the ocean but underwater
peninsula piece of land that extends into a body of water and is surrounded on three sides by water
isthmus narrow strip of land with water on both sides connecting two larger pieces of land
strait a narrow waterway connecting two larger bodies of water
cliff a high, steep slope of rock or soil
delta land built up by deposits of sand and silt at the mouth of some rivers
fjord a narrow inlet of the sea between high banks or cliffs created by glaciers
cape a curved or hooked piece of land extending into a body of water
gulf part of a sea or ocean that reaches into land; usually larger than a bay
bay part of a body of salt water that reaches into the land; usually smaller than a gulf
island An island is land that is completely surrounded by water.
archipelago a group of many islands
OTROS TÉRMINOS GEOGRÁFICOS
ocean Oceans are the largest bodies of water on earth.
sea a large body of water, usually salt water, partly or completely surrounded by land
river A river is a long flowing body of water.
source the place where a river or stream begins
waterfall place where running water makes a sheer drop, usually over a cliff
branch a river or stream that flows into a larger river or stream
mouth place where a river empties into a larger body of water; the end of a river
altitude the height above sea level
canal a man-made waterway connecting two bodies of water and is designed to shorten travel time or irrigate
one of the six largest bodies of land on earth
glacier a large body of slow moving ice which alters the land around it through displacement
hemisphere half of the earth usually referred to as eastern or western; northern or southern
iceberg a large mass of floating ice that has broken off from a glacier, most of this is underwater
What are Landforms?. What are landforms? Landforms are the natural shapes or features called landforms. There are many different types of landforms found.
Landforms A feature on the surface of the earth, such as a valley or mountain range.
Landforms. Peninsula A piece of land surrounded by water on three sides.
Geographic Pictionary 38 Launch: Please pick up one sheet from the grey bin and fill out the top Name Date Class PAGE – GO 4 “Geographic Pictionary”
1F 9/5. 1F Isthmus Isthmus of Panama A narrow strip of land connecting two larger pieces of land.
Archipelago An archipelago is a group or chain of islands clustered together in a sea or ocean.
Landforms 101 Landforms are categorized by ______, changes in elevation. relief.
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.
Continent: One of the seven large land masses on Earth.
Basin - area of land surrounded by lands of higher elevation…usually water filled.
BASIC GEOGRAPHY VOCABULARY. BAY – an inlet of land on a large body of water CAPE – point of land surrounded by a body of water CONTINENT – one of 7 large.
LANDFORMS AND WATERWAYS!. PEAK A single mountain that has a pointed top.
Landforms. Archipelago a group of islands Archipelago a group of islands.
Geography Terms World History Island An area of land completely surrounded by water.
Landforms & Bodies of Water Social Studies Quiz. Landforms & Bodies of Water STOP.
PRACTICE LAND FORMS AND WATER BODIES. SOURCE The point in which the river starts, usually at a high elevation.
Landforms Actually made by Mrs. Doris. Archipelago: a group or chain of islands.
What are Landforms? 6th Grade Social Studies. What are landforms? Landforms are the natural shapes or features called landforms. There are many different.
Geography Review Terms 2013 Vocabulary Challenge Respectfully Submitted C. Stephen Ingraham.
LANDFORMS Physical features on the Earth’s surface.
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.
Warm Up IF YOU DID YOUR HOMEWORK TAKE IT OUT Draw a line under your answers and answer the following question: Did you like using the online textbook?
Types of Landforms. A volcano is… ▪ An opening in Earth’s surface through which hot rock and ash are forced out.
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,
Geographic Terms Slide Show. Archipelago- a group of islands.
What are Landforms? First Grade Science and Social Studies.
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.
Earth’s surface has many natural shapes, or features called landforms.
1. 2 Archipelago: a string or chain of islands 3 Bay: a small body of water partially surrounded by land.
Learning About Landforms By 3-B. BAY An inlet of a large water body that extends into the land smaller than a gulf.
Name that Landform. Peninsula An area of land almost completely surrounded by water.
Unit 2 Physical Geography. Types of Landforms Landforms.
Landforms Any natural feature of the earth's surface.
Landforms. What is a landform? A landform is a feature that makes up the earths surface.
What are landforms? Landforms are the natural shapes or features of land on Earth There are many different types of landforms found on the earth.
LANDFORMS. TRIBUTARY A river or stream flowing into a larger river or lake.
Landforms. Bay Part of a large body of water that extends into a shoreline, generally smaller than a gulf. Tampa Bay.
MAPS A drawing of the earth shown on a flat surface.
Physical Features World Geography Mrs. Conlin. Elevation how high or low land is compared to the sea high elevation medium elevation low elevation below.
Aqueduct - large pipes or canals that carry water over long distances long distances.
Landforms Geography of the World. Archipelago: a group or chain of islands.
Landforms. Continent Continents make up the 7 large landmasses on Earth North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, Antarctica.
Archipelago: A large group of islands. Atoll: a ring of coral that encloses a pool of seawater.
Land and Water Geographical Terms Atoll- circle of coral islands that surround a lagoon.
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.
A high, flat area that rises steeply above the surrounding land. 1.
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″
Geography Terms January, Directions: Look at the following pictures and see if you can match the picture to the correct geography term. Answers.
Landforms. Archipelago: chain of islands Atoll: remains of volcano in ocean.
What are landforms?. What is a mountain? What is a valley?
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