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Landforms A to Z

Learn the ABCs with me! (but it's landforms soooo yeah)
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Hayden Langham

on 10 April 2015

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Transcript of Landforms A to Z

Archipelago
A set of islands
Canyon
a deep gorge
Delta
A delta is a low, watery land formed at the mouth of a river.
the process of eroding or being eroded by wind, water, or other natural agents.
A fault is defined as a crack or fracture in Earth's crust along which rock on one side has moved relative to rock on the other.
Basin
A region drained by a river and its tributaries.
Landforms A to Z
By: Hayden.L
Erosion
Glacier
slowly moving mass or river of ice formed by the accumulation and compaction of snow on mountains or near the poles.
Harbor
A natural harbor is a landform where a part of a body of water is protected and deep enough to furnish anchorage.
Island
a piece of land surrounded by water.
Jokulhlaups
a type of glacial outburst flood.
Karst
landscape underlain by limestone that has been eroded by dissolution, producing ridges, towers, fissures, sinkholes, and other characteristic landforms.
Lake
a large body of water surrounded by land.
Mesa
an isolated flat-topped hill with steep sides, found in landscapes with horizontal strata.
Natural Arch
Fault
A natural arch, natural bridge or, less commonly, a rock arch is a natural rock formation where a rock arch forms, with an opening underneath.

Oasis
a fertile spot in a desert where water, plants, and is found.
Plain
a large area of flat land with few trees.
Quaboag River, Massachusetts
The Quaboag River is a 25.7-mile-long river in Massachusetts that heads at Quaboag Pond in Brookfield at an elevation of 594 feet above sea level. It flows west to the village of Three Rivers, Massachusetts, at an elevation of 290 feet.
Reef
a ridge of jagged rock, coral, or sand just above or below the surface of the sea.
Sea
the expanse of salt water that covers most of the earth's surface and surrounds its landmasses.
Tundra
a vast, flat, treeless Arctic region of Europe, Asia, and North America in which the subsoil is permanently frozen.
U-Shaped Valley
A U-shaped valley or glacial trough is formed by the process of glaciation.
Valley
a low area of land between hills or mountains, typically with a river or stream flowing through it.
Waterfall
a cascade of water falling from a height, formed when a river or stream flows over a precipice or steep incline.
Xeriscape
a style of landscape design requiring little or no irrigation or other maintenance, used in arid regions.
a garden or landscape requiring little or no irrigation.

Yardang
a sharp irregular ridge of compact sand lying in the direction of the prevailing wind in exposed desert regions, formed by the wind erosion of adjacent material that is less resistant.
Zhangye
A landform in China of colorful
mountains.
Thanks for Watching!
(Now I know my abc's, next time won't you sing with me?)
I would like to thank Zena for helping me out with "Z" Thanks!
That's A to Z

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