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Landforms You've Heard Of

100

A large stream of water that flows into a lake or ocean.

What is a river?

100

This is a tall, steep, rocky landmass.

What is a mountain?

100

This is an area of low land between two mountains.

What is a valley?

100

This landform is known for its dry climate

What is a desert?

100

This is a famous canyon located in Arizona.

What is the Grand Canyon?

200

This is an area of land that is completely surrounded by water.

What is an island?

200

This is the top of a mountain.

What is a peak?

200

A large area of flat land.

What is a plain?

200

As canyons erode, these tall rock structures are formed that seemingly stand apart from the cliffs of the canyon.

What are hoodoos?

200

Measured from sea level (not from its base), this is the tallest mountain in the world.

What is Mt. Everest?

300

A triangular deposit at the mouth of a river.

What is a delta?

300

This is the hot liquid found in a volcano.

What is magma?

300

This is a deep gorge formed by a river.

What is a canyon?

300

Australia is technically an island, but because of its size, we call it this instead.

What is a continent?

300

Manhattan is considered this type of landform.

What is an island?

400

This is the flat land that a river might overflow into during heavy rains.

What is a floodplain?

400

This landform is no taller than 2,000 feet / 610 meters and is characterized by its sloped sides.

What is a hill?

400

This icy mass is known for eroding the landscape to form valleys.

What is a glacier?

400

This is a piece of land that has water on 3 sides.

What is a peninsula?

400

This delicious landform, named after Ms. Leavy's favorite food, is located in the Philippines.

What are the Chocolate Hills?

500

The name of this category references a line from an epic poem titled "Rime of the Ancient Mariner." Published in 1798 by poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge, it reads, "Water, water, every where,
Nor any drop to drink," describing this body of water.

What is an ocean?

500

This large area of flat land is raised higher than the land around it.

What is a plateau?

500

A narrow strip of land with water on either side.

What is an isthmus?


500

If I was a farmer, I would want to live between these two landforms.

What is a river and a plain?

500

Featured in the Lord of the Rings trilogy as the only place that could destroy the One Ring in its fiery depths, Mount Doom is considered this type of landform.

What is a volcano?