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landform

[′lan‚fȯrm]
(geography)
All the physical, recognizable, naturally formed features of land, having a characteristic shape; includes major forms such as a plain, mountain, or plateau, and minor forms such as a hill, valley, or alluvial fan.
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The present classification methods allow the division into landform elements, which are a group of relatively homogeneous types of landforms (MACMILLAN; SHARY, 2009).
The stunning human landform sculpture of a reclining lady is made of 1.
Based on the brightness and extent of its rays and secondary craters, 96-km-wide Copernicus is the youngest large landform in this area.
As these are mentioned, corresponding photos are projected and identified so that every child has a basic idea of all the landforms elicited from their classmates.
Samples of the various soil types of each type of land use and landform were collected from the top 20 cm.
The clay lake plain landform is recognized where lake basin sediments (Leverett and Taylor, 1915; Brockman, 1998) and lake-modified ground moraine occur at the surface.
This helped students understand the idea of a landform, including those at Carnarvon, Bungle Bungles, Kota Tjuta and Uluru, Whale Rock on North Stradbroke Island, Mt Warning, the Glasshouse Mountains and Wave Rock in Western Australia.
To accomplish this, a geoscientist first dates a set of rock samples from the present surface, then reasons backward to deduce what process affected the original landform.
Which type of landform is Indonesia, a country consisting of islands between the Indian and Pacific oceans?
Landform is one of the important topographic standards which has a significant effect on production power of forest and distribution pattern of tree types (Rowe and Sheard 1981; Barnes et al.
The project's development team has created developable land at a safe reclamation level, and taken measures to ensure the flexibility of the landform, allowing uniform settlement to facilitate future development.