Definition
Name the Landforms
Where water meets land
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Volcanoes
100

a tall landform that rises to a peak

mountain

100

the flattest kind of landform

plains

100

What is formed when a river meets the ocean?

a delta

100

Earth's plates move about as slowly as your  _______________ grow.

fingernails
100

melted rock

magma

200

a high landform with a flat top

plateau

200

These are created by strong flows of water.

Deep valleys

200

What is the area of land drained by flowing water?

a drainage basin

200

 Plates are made of _______________ and the  _______________ part of Earth's mantle.

crust, upper

200

melted rock that has reached Earth's surface

lava

300

the liquid layer below Earth's mantle

outer core

300
Mounds of sand piled by gusts of wind

Sand dunes

300
What are long mountain ranges on the ocean floor?

ocean ridges

300

A  _______________ is a bend in the rock layers.

fold

300

What is an event when a volcano forces materials from Earth's interior out of its opening?

eruption

400

a vibration caused by an earthquake

seismic wave

400

These mountains are formed by melted rock.

volcanoes

400

What is the part of the land that is covered by the sea?

continental shelf

400

The  _______________ the earthquake, the  _______________ the lines.

stronger, longer

400

What four things are sent out from volcanic eruption?

melted rock, gases, ash, rocks

500

an instrument that detects and records earthquakes

seismograph

500

Rivers form narrow, steep sided valleys called these.

canyons

500

What are Earth's 4 layers?

crust, mantle, outer core, inner core

500

List three ways you can stay safe in an earthquake.

A) Duck under a table/doorway

B) Keep away from walls and windows

C) Stay away from trees, power lines, or anything that can fall down

500

places where Earth's crust is very thin

hot spots
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