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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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Landform studies based on morphometric parameters are widely used to obtain information about the dynamics of the landscape and are of great importance for geomorphological studies.
Northumberlandia, which is the world's largest landform sculpture, is set in a 46-acre community park with free public access and four miles of footpaths on and around the main sculpture.
Northumberlandia, which is the world's largest landform sculpture, is set in a 46 acre community park with free public access and four miles of footpaths on and around the main sculpture.
Most "Exploring the Moon" columns describe a single type of lunar landform, such as basin rims, crater floors, rifles, or mare ridges.
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.
Next, we talk about the climates typically associated with each landform.
Each of the books in this series provides a closer look at one type of landform, habitats and wildlife.
Many studies have assessed the relationships between soil properties and landform, land use and soil type, both on the Loess Plateau (Wang et al.
Northumberlandia, the world's largest landform replica of a reclining naked woman, is about to be revealed in Britain.
In each landform are many local ecosystems of much smaller scale with distinct physiography, soil, and vegetation.
The unit concluded with students reflecting on their learning and explaining how science helps them to understand the geological aspects of the landform in the story they had chosen.