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landforms

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 Landforms

Landforms are the shapes that make up the earth's surface.  Look on the internet to find images that you can use to show a londform listed on this page.  Use one of these sites to help you find images or safe search google. Then look up a dictionary definition and post!  Have fun! Don't forget to put your name on your work.

 

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island 

 a piece of land surrounded by water.

 

-Azriel

 

mountains 

a steep elevation with a restricted summit area projecting 1000 feet or more above the surrounding land surface

 

                                           -Azriel

 

archipelago 

A group of islands, a collection of islands, or an island chain. Andrea   

aquifer 

 any geological formation containing or conducting ground water, especially one that supplies the water for wells, springs, etc.

 

-Azriel

 
Atoll

A atoll is a ringed shaped coral reef. 

Lisa

bank 

the rising ground bordering a body of water. Solest  

bay 

  bootlenose dolphins live in shark bay                            and also sharks . bay are also body's of water. 

  katelyn   

 

bayou 

A bayou is a body of extremely slow-moving stream or river.  
 

beach 

A beach is a landform along the shoreline of an ocean, a river, sea, or a lake..Ian1.   

bluff 

A bluff is a high rounded cliff in front of a plain or body of water. Jerimiah  
Basin  The entire region drained by a river and its tributaries. Julia 

branch 

branch

Anything that extends out or away from a main part. A branch of a river. JJustice

 

breakwater 

A protective structure of stone or concrete;

extends from shore into the water to prevent a beach from washing

away.Kayla

 

butte 

 A butte is a small hill that stands alone.chris   

canal 

Canal

waterways used for carrying ships and boats shipping goods.Elliot

 

cape 

A cape is a peace of land jutting into  the sea. Christopher1  

cave 

A geological formation consisting of an underground enclosure with access from the surface or from the sea.  Marque Ian 

                              

channel 

The bed of a stream, river, or other waterway.

 

 

Taylor

 

 

city 

A large or important town. Skyler 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Continent 

 any of the world's main continuous expanses of land (Europe, Asia, Africa, North and South America, Australia, Antarctica).

-Azriel

 

cliff 

 A steep high rock face,esp one that runs along the seashore and has the strata exposed.   Marque Ian                                 
cloud forest  A cloud forest is a moist tropical or subtropical forest that is characterized by persistent low-level cloud. Kaylee   

coast 

 the part of the land adjoining or near the sea

-Azriel

 

cove 

a cove is a small sheltered bay. its not like a cave bacause a cave is on land and a cove is near water and sand. the only similar thing about caves and coves is that it both provides shelter. coves are formed by differential erosion. RAYIN $KY  

crater 

 The bowl-shaped opening at the top or side of a volcano or top of a geyser through which lava and gases are emitted. Marque Ian  

dam

 

A dam blocks water from moving. Beavers make dams. A famous dam is the hoover dam.

 

 

 

Will

 

delta 

river delta is a landform that forms from deposition of sediments carried by a river as the flow leaves its mouth and enters slower-moving or standing water.

-Azriel 

 

desert 

A dry area of land that is covered in sand. Deserts usually have almost no chance of rain. They can be extremely humid or warm. RAYIN $KY  

dike 

A dike or dyke in geological usage is a sheet of rock that formed in a fracture in a pre-existing rock body.

 

dune 

A mound or ridge of sand or other loose sediment formed by the wind, especially on the sea coast or in a desert.

 

Alyssa.

  

 

fall line 

A fall line is the geographical line indacating the

beginning of a plateau. Christopher1  

field 

 x
 

fjord 

  A fjord is a deep, narrow inlet  of the sea between high, steep banks or cliffs. Jovian 

foothills 

  Foothills are geographically defined as gradual increases in elevation at the bottom of a mountain range.  they are usually found at the base of a mountain range.  'Atsar

glacier 

 

A slowly moving mass or river of ice formed of the accumulation and compaction of snow on mountains or near the poles. RAYIN $KY 

gorge 

 

A narrow valley between hills or mountains, typically with steep rocky walls and a stream running through it. RAYIN $KY

gulf 

an arm or a sea of ocean partly enclosed  by land. -andrea   

harbor 

                                 Is a body of water where ships boats,and bargesso they can seek shelter .               i saw a harbor with a lot of ships. 
headland

a point of land usually high, and often with a sheer drop that extends into a body of water.

joshua

hill 

hill

noun, a) a conspicuous and often rounded natural elevation of the earth's surface, less high or craggy than a mountain b) (in combination).marque ian

 
 
 
   
hoodoo  a natural column of rock in western North America often in fantastic form.JOSHUA  

horizon 

   

The line at which the earth's surface and sky appear to meet. RAYIN $KY

iceberg 

iceberg

noun, a large mass of ice floating in the sea, esp a mass that has broken off a polar glacier.Marque Ian


 

inlet 

A narrow body of water between islands or leading inland from a larger body of water.  Andrew  
     

irrigated land 

 
 
     
Isthmus 

A narrow strip of land, bordered on both sides of water, connecting to to larger parts of land.

 

 

 

lagoon 

A shallow pond connecting with a larger body of water.

Will

 

lake 

lake

noun, an expanse of water entirely surrounded by land and unconnected to the sea except by rivers or streams. Related adj lacustrine. Marque Ian

 
 

levee 

A levee is a wall of earth and other materials built along the banks of a river to prevent flooding. 

Conrad.

 

locks 

 
 

meadow 

meadow

noun, an area of grassland, often used for hay or for grazing of animals. marque ian

 
 

mesa 

 
 

mountain range 

 

 

  

oasis 

an oasis is a small lake in the desert.

 

 

 

 

                                      Jacob 

 

ocean 

ocean

noun, a very large stretch of sea, esp one of the five oceans of the world, the Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Arctic, and Antarctic.Marque Ian

 
 

pass 

   

peak 

 

peak

noun, a pointed end, edge, or projection. marque ian

 

peninsula 

A peninsula is a peice of land coverd by three sides! It's surounded by water. like Florida it's coverd by three sides of water.

 

 

 

         -Casey 

 

piedmont 

An area of rolling hills and beautiful valley lies inland from the coastal plains. this area is known as the piedmont.

 

 

 

                                            -Summer 

 

 

 

 

pier 

pier

noun, a structure with a deck that is built out over water, and used as a landing place, promenade, etc. marque ian

 

 

 

 

plain 

A large area of flat land with few trees.          Christopher 

 

plateau 

A "plateau" or a "high plain" or "tableland", is an area of highland, usually consisting of relatively "flat terrain".RAYIN $KY  

pond 

 

A pond is a body of still water,usually smaller than a lake.

                                                     Anthony 

rain forest  a dense, usually tropical forest in a region having a high annual rainfall. Solest  

rapids 

a part of a river where the current is swift, caused by a steep descent of the riverbed.  Solest landforms                                                              

reef 

a ridge of jagged rock, coral, or sand just above or below the surface of the sea. 

                                Jayce 

 

 

reservoir 

A natural or artificially constructed place used for the storage of water. 

Chloe

 

ridge 

 

 

river 

 

a large natural stream of water flowing in a channel to the sea, a lake, or another river.

jerimiah.

sandbar 

A ridge of sand formed in a river or along a shore by  the waves or currents. 

 

 

mika

 

sea 

A sea is a large body of saltwater. There is 70% sea around the world. There is the Pacific Ocean, the Atlantic Ocean, the Indian Ocean, the Arctic Ocean, and the Southern Ocean. But, each sea/ocean has some cute underwater creatures, and some terrifying. RAYIN $KY  

seaport 

 
 

shoreline 

   

snowline 

   

timberline 

   

town 

An urban area with a name,definded boundries and a local government, and that is larger than a village.alejandro  
Tsunami    A long high sea wave caused by an earthquake or other disturbance. RAYIN $KY

valley 

 
 

volcano 

 

 

waterfall 

A waterfall is water that is falling from a height that ends up in a river or a steam. Tasia  

watershed 

 

An area or ridge of land that separates waters flowing to different rivers, basins,or seas.

 

-Cale

 


wharf 

 a level quayside area to which  a ship may be moored to load and unload

 

-Cale

 

Peninsula 

 

                                            

Volcano 

A volcano is a mountain that hes a pool of lava, when the pressure builds up, eruptions occur.

What people are asking. 

How does a volcano erupt? 

Magma rises  through the cracks or weakness in the Earth's Crust.

 

-Jelani 

 

 
Erosion Erosion is when water flows for along time it starts to make a little outline of a hole not a deep hole a little small one, but if the water keeps flowing for a long time like years or decasdes it can make a whole new river maybe.  

  

Comments (31)

Lisa said

at 1:07 pm on Sep 18, 2009

I like how everyone tried to make this wonderful page.Lisa

Lizzie said

at 5:20 pm on Sep 28, 2009

I like how people put wonderful pictures on this page.Elizabeth

Rick said

at 8:23 pm on Oct 5, 2009

My picture is biggest one. Rick.

Ja\'Lynn said

at 10:56 am on Oct 22, 2009

Hey Lisa and Rick you guys thing is so cool. Love, jalynn

Destiny said

at 12:51 pm on Oct 23, 2009

All of these pictures are awesome!-Destiny

steve parker said

at 2:35 pm on Nov 29, 2010

Tasia, What a beautiful waterfall!

steve parker said

at 10:27 pm on Dec 3, 2010

Actually this page is looking reallly cool! Great job, guys!

steve parker said

at 2:30 pm on Oct 14, 2011

I need to talk to matthew, titus, summer, delta and oasis asap

kyarah said

at 8:42 am on Oct 19, 2011

I like what Misa did on volcano!!

matthew said

at 10:17 am on Oct 21, 2011

Levi I like your pictures a lot -_- !!!!

jaliyah said

at 1:42 pm on Oct 25, 2011

i did 2 abbi it looks grate i cant wate too see yours it is ok i you did not do one.

neil said

at 9:01 am on Oct 26, 2011

hi guys

austin said

at 10:46 am on Nov 17, 2011

Hi

jovian said

at 9:01 am on Oct 26, 2011

:)

abbi said

at 9:01 am on Oct 26, 2011

this is cool and bright

steve parker said

at 12:34 pm on Dec 21, 2011

good jpb on the pier!

summer said

at 4:28 pm on Apr 18, 2012

Oh wow this is almost full! Only a few more!!

atsar said

at 8:54 am on Sep 5, 2012

i love the water fall!!

rayin said

at 7:36 pm on Sep 13, 2012

in 3rd grade, i created a plateau in mr.morelands class!

rayin said

at 9:16 am on Nov 30, 2012

i think i posted the definition in the wrong place. :(

warren said

at 10:50 am on Oct 11, 2013

Plateau looks neet to me

sydney said

at 12:02 pm on Oct 11, 2013

i would like to go to Fijian island.

brice said

at 12:18 pm on Oct 11, 2013

the waterfall is awesome

solest said

at 10:24 am on Oct 18, 2013

Everything on here is awesome and I am new to this classroom.

mae said

at 11:34 am on Oct 24, 2013

Noo! my coments isnt working so well D:

christopher1 said

at 1:49 pm on Jan 14, 2014

I like the volcano :) !!!

Mrs Kong said

at 9:34 pm on Nov 14, 2014

It has been a while since people have been commenting to landforms

Mrs Kong said

at 9:40 pm on Nov 14, 2014

I really like all the landforms they're very beautiful. Great job!

alyssa1 said

at 10:29 am on May 6, 2015

I really like it

catherine said

at 10:50 am on Dec 7, 2015

yay i did 1

casey1 said

at 12:23 pm on Jan 14, 2016

hi good landforms!

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