What is Science

Earth Science


The three main types of landforms included in Earth's topography are mountains, plateaus and plains.

Mountain=high elevation and high relief

Vocabulary Words

Earth science=The science that focuses on planet earth and its place in the universe

Elevation=Height above sea level

Topography=The shape of the land determined by elevation,relief,and landforms

Relief=The difference in elevation between the highest and lowest parts of an area

Plateau=A landform that has high elevation and a more or less level surface

Longitude= The distance in degrees east or west of the prime meridian