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Types of Landforms

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Changing Landforms

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Other Landform Terms

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What is a beach?

This landform is a gently sloping shore washed by waves.

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What is precipitation?

Water that returns to the Earth in the form of rain, sleet, hail or snow.

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What is weathering?

Breaking rocks into smaller pieces over a long period of time.

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What is channel?

The path a river or stream takes.

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What is a canyon?

A v-shaped valley eroded by a river.

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What is evaporation?

Water changes from a liquid to a gas.

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What is erosion?

The picking up and carrying away of weathered rocks.

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What is a meander?

A bend or S-shape in a river.

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What is a dune?

A mound or hill of wind blown sand.

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What is condensation?

Water changing from a gas to a liquid.

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What is deposition?

Dropping off of eroded material.

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What is a tributary?

A small feeder stream that starts high in the mountains.

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What is a mountain?

High uplifted area with steep slopes.

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What is run off?

Precipitation that flows across the land’s surface & flows into rivers or streams.

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What is a delta?

As water is deposited at the mouth of a river, this landform is created.

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What is a topographic map?

A hiker would use this map because is used lines to show elevation and the shape of the land.

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What is a plain?

Nearly level area of land that has been eroded or where material has been deposited.

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What is a flood plain?

Too much precipitation can cause areas around a river to become covered with water.

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What is sediment?

These materials are carried away and deposited by erosion and deposition.

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What are contour lines?

The lines are on a topographic map to show elevation and the shape of the land.

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