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land·form

 (lănd′fôrm′)
n.
One of the features that make up the earth's surface, such as a plain, mountain, or valley.

landform

(ˈlændˌfɔːm)
n
(Geological Science) geology any natural feature of the earth's surface, such as valleys and mountains

land•form

(ˈlændˌfɔrm)

n.
a specific geomorphic feature on the surface of the earth, ranging from large-scale features such as plains and mountains to minor features such as hills and valleys.
[1890–95]

land·form

(lănd′fôrm′)
Any recognizable, naturally formed feature on the Earth's surface. Landforms have a characteristic shape and can include such large features as plains, plateaus, mountains, and valleys, as well as smaller features such as hills, eskers, and canyons.

landform

A distinctive natural configuration of the land surface.
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At the end of the book additional educational sections include the For Creative Minds section on Earth Movers, landform sorting activities and definitions, Map Skills, and more.
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Loch RJ (1997) Landform design - better outcomes and reduced costs by applying science to above- and below-ground issues.
THE massive landform dubbed the Lady of the North has racked up the latest in a series of successes in prestigious design industry "beauty contests".
The landform and its surrounding 47-acre public park and lakes will then opened up to the public for the first time on Wednesday, September 5, and on Saturday 8, from noon to 4pm.
Contributors from the US and the UK describe recent discoveries about the effect of impact craters on the geologic evolution of Mars, terrestrial subice volcanism and landform morphology, and megafloods, megascale eruptions, and global paleoenvironmental change on Mars and Earth.
In morning or evening sunlight the curved paths then cast clear shadows, the shapes pop into focus, and the landform has a physical or haptic presence.
The world's largest human landform was built at a cost of PS3m.
Princess Anne will be joined by representatives of Banks Mining and the Blagdon Estate - who have funded the stunning pounds 3m landform - to welcome it as the latest tourist attraction in the region.
To help them they used landform models from paleogeologist Ron Blakely to give them a layout of the Earth over four different geologic time frames, the Daily Mail reported.
Natural play design, which uses landform and vegetation, as well as elements such as wood, stone and mud, often makes it easier for children of different ages and abilities to play together because it encourages imaginative play.