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LANDFORMS

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Caleb Clark

on 30 August 2013

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Transcript of LANDFORMS

LANDFORMS
Landform- a specific feature on the surface of the Earth such as hills and valleys
by Caleb Clark
EX: THE SAHARA DESERT
WETLAND
EX: WASUR NATIONAL PARK
DESERT
A REGION THAT IS VERY ARID BECAUSE IT RECIEVES VERY LITTLE RAINFALL.
A LAND THAT HAS A WET & SPONGEY SOIL.
GEYSERS
A HOT SPRING THAT SENDS UP FOUNTAIN LIKE JETS OF WATER AND STEAM
EX: CASTLE GEYSER
SEA

THE SALT WATER THAT COVERS ABOUT 70% OF THE EARTH
EX: YELLOW SEA
DELTA
WHERE A RIVER MEETS THE OCEAN
EX: RIVERS END
RIDGE
A LONG, NARROW ELEVATION OF LAND
EX: MID OCEAN RIDGE
GLACIER
A GIANT PIECE OF ICE THAT MOVES DOWN MOUNTAINS(VALLEY GLACIERS) OR MOVE OUTWARD FROM THE CENTERS OF ACCUMULATION(CONTINENTAL GLACIERS)
EX: LAMBERT GLACIER
HEADWATERS
THE UPPER TRIBUTARIES OF A RIVER
EX: LAKE ITASCA(FLOWS INTO MISSISSIPPI
LAGOON
AN AREA OF SHALLOW WATER SEPERATED FROM THE SEA BY LOW SANDY DUNES
EX: CHILKA LAKE
VOLCANO
A VENT IN THE EARTH'S CRUST THAT OCCASIONALY EXPELLS LAVA AND ASH
EX: MT. VESUVIOUS
MOUNTAI
ATURAL ELEVATION ON THE EARTH'S SURFACE RISING MORE OR LESS TO A SUMMIT
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EX: MT. EVEREST
RIVER
A LARGE NATURAL STEAM OF WATER FLOWING IN A DEFINITE COURSE.
EX: OHIO RIVER
SWAMP
A PIECE OF WET, SPONGEY LAND
EX: OKEFENOKEE SWAMP
STRAIT
NARROW PASSAGE OF WATER THAT CONNECTS TWO BODIES OF WATER
EX: AKASHI STRAIT
WATERFALL
STEEP FALL OR FLOW OF WATER FROM A HEIGHT
EX: ANGEL FALLS
HILL
NATURAL ELEVATION OF THE EARTH'S SURFACE SMALLER THAN A MOUNTAIN
EX: BIG HILL
GULF
PART OF AN OCEAN ENCLOSED BY LAND
EX: GULF OF MEXICO
ISLAND
PIECE OF LAND THAT IS SURROUNDED BY WATER.
EX: HAWAII
CONTINENT
LARGE MASS OF LAND
EX: NORTH AMERICA
BAY
A BODY OF WATER FORMING AN INDENTATION ON THE SHORE LINE THAT IS SMALLER THAN AN OCEAN BUT BIGGER THAN A GULF
EX: HUDSON BAY

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you can pretty much skip everything else after he gives you the definition the first time, everything else is irrelivant.
JUST KIDDING, THERE'S ONE MORE VIDEO
( I THOUGHT IT WAS COOL!)
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