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Processes that FORM and SHAPE Landforms. What forms landforms?. Tectonic Plates!. Where are tectonic plates found? -INSIDE the earth -UNDERGROUND - INTERNAL. There are 4 ways tectonic plates move to form landforms... Converge Diverge Subduction Fold. Converge . Converge.

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Processes that form and shape landforms

Processes that FORM and SHAPE Landforms


What forms landforms
What forms landforms?

Tectonic Plates!

Where are tectonic plates found?

-INSIDE the earth

-UNDERGROUND

-INTERNAL

There are 4 ways tectonic plates move to form landforms...

  • Converge

  • Diverge

  • Subduction

  • Fold








Fold

http://www.estium-concept.com/en/computer_graphics-geology_MajTectMvt.htm


What shapes landforms
What shapes landforms?

Weathering and Erosion!

Where does weathering and erosion occur?

ABOVE ground

On the land

EXTERNAL


What does weathering mean
What does weathering mean?

Weathering breaks landforms down…

1. Mechanical/Physical:




Weathering
Weathering

2. Chemical


Erosion
Erosion

  • What does erosion mean?

    Carries away parts of the landform!


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