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What is a landform?

A landform is a natural feature of the land around us. Can you name these landforms?


Mountains are the world's tallest land form. They have high peaks and steep slopes. There are mountains on land and under the ocean! Most mountains are grouped together in long chains called ranges. Our nearest mountain range is the Appalachians and part of those are called the Blue Ridge Mountains. The tallest mountain in the world is Mount Everest.


Valleys are the low places of land found between mountains. Valleys can be made by rivers. Rivers make 'V' shaped valleys. Valleys can be made by glaciers. Glaciers make 'U' shaped valleys.


Click on the link and it will bring up a world map. Click on some of the red dots and it will show you a photograph of a landform in our world.


Now watch the video of the landforms. Click on the green circle to get started!

What have you learned?

Can you draw any landforms? What information did you learn? Think of how you can share what you have learned today.