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Landforms. Naturally found features on the surface of the Earth Those found underneath the ocean are oceanic landforms.

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1 Landforms

2 Naturally found features on the surface of the Earth Those found underneath the ocean are oceanic landforms

3 Oceanic Landforms

4 Human Environmental Interaction Landforms can help determine where people live Describe the picture, as it relates to where people live

5 Weathering Over time, landforms can change What happened as the land bridge disappeared?

6 Weathering Can also create new landforms

7 LandformDefinitionExample Archipelago (atlas) Bay Canyon Cape Delta Desert (atlas) Gulf Island Freshwater lake (atlas) Saltwater lake (atlas) Mountains (3) Peninsula Plain (atlas) River (3) (atlas) Tributary (river flow into) (atlas)

8 LandformDefinitionExample ArchipelagoGroup of islandsHawai'i, Florida Keys BayCoastal indentation of sea/lake into landTampa Bay, Green Bay CanyonDeep valley with steep sidesGrand Canyon CapePoint of land extending out into body of waterCape Cod, Cape Canaveral DeltaArea of land formed by deposits at mouth of a river Mississippi Delta DesertArea of land with little rainfall or vegetationMojave Desert, Sonoran Desert GulfLarge extension of sea partly surrounded by land Gulf of Mexico, Gulf of Alaska IslandBody of land completely surrounded by waterOahu, Maui Freshwater lakeBody of freshwater completely surrounded by land Lake Michigan, Lake Okeechobee Saltwater lakeBody of saltwater completely surrounded by land Great Salt Lake Mountains (3)Area of land rising much higher than the land around it Mt McKinley, Mt Hood, Mt Whitney PeninsulaLong piece of land surrounded on 3 sides by water Florida, Seward Peninsula, Upper Peninsula PlainLarge area of flat or gently rolling landGreat Plains River (3)Stream of freshwater flowing to another body of water Mississippi River, Ohio River, Missouri River Tributary (river flow into)River that flows into a larger riverMissouri River into Mississippi River


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