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LANDSCAPES

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Francisco Rubio

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Transcript of LANDSCAPES

Mountain landscapes
Flat landscapes
There are no MOUNTAINS or HILLS in a FLAT landscape. There are PLAINS and PLATEAUS.
Flat landscapes
A flat landscape is a good place for growing crops.
LANDSCAPES
A landscape is everything there are in an area.
There are three types of landscapes:
Landscapes
Rivers
It is a natural stream of water flowing in a definite course
A mountain landscape has mountains and valleys.
El Calvitero: The highest peak in Extremadura. 2.397 m.
A flat landscape has plains and plateaus
A coastal landscape has beaches and cliffs
Vocabulary bank
Watch this video and fill the blanks in your paper.
A group of mountains is called MOUNTAIN RANGE
MOUNTAINS are HIGH, but HILLS are LOWER
MOUNTAINS
HILLS
VALLEYS are the area of low land between MOUNTAINS and HILLS.
There are often RIVERS flowing through VALLEYS and the land near them is FERTILE, so plants can grow well there.
Do you have any picture in a mountain landscape?
Send it to me and I'll show it to the class!
INTERESTING FACTS
Mountain Everest is Earth's highest mountain.
Its peak is 8,848 metres above sea level.
Hawaii is at the top of a volcanic mountain in the Pacific Ocean.
The Teide (3.718m) is considered to be the highest peak in the country of Spain.
It is in Tenerife Island(canary Island)
In the Peninsula Iberica, the highest mountain is the Mulhacén (3.478m), in Andalucía.
The highest peaks in Extremadura are the Calvitero (2.401m) and the Covacha (2.395m) in Cáceres, and the Tentudia mountain (1.112m) in Badajoz.
A MOUNTAIN is a natural elevation of the earth's surface.
Is has three parts: SUMMIT (Peak), SLOPES and FOOT.
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Extremadura is Spain's second largest rice growing region
Flat landscapes
Do you know...?
How to make bread
Rivers
RIVERS can be long or short.
They are made up of three parts:
- UPPER course.
- MIDDLE course.
- LOWER course.
Rivers
SOURCE: the place where a river begins
MEANDERS: the river becomes wider and form bends.
TRIBUTARIES: small rivers that join the main river.
MOUTH: where the river meets the sea, ocean or lake.
Rivers in Extremadura
The main rivers in Extremadura are...
Tajo river
Guadiana river
Meandro de melero
Plateau
Coastal landscapes
A
coastal landscape
is by the sea.
BEACHES
A
BEACH
is an area of low, flat land next to the sea. Beaches have sand or rocks
It can have different
natural elements
:
SAND BEACHES
ROCK BEACHES
CLIFFS
A
CLIFF
is a high wall of rock next to the sea
A BAY
A
BAY
is where the sea goes to the land
A CAPE
A
CAPE
is an area of land that goes into the sea
ISLANDS
An
ISLAND
is an area of land that is surrounded by water.
Covacha
Tentudia
A PENINSULA
A group of islands is called an ARCHIPIELAGO
A PENINSULA is a piece of land surrounded by water on all sides except one.
SPAIN form part of the IBERIAN PENINSULA
Canary Islands
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