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LANDFORMS. Chapter 6- Lesson 1. Mountains. Tallest Landforms Steep slopes and tall peaks Single peaks, chains, ranges, mountain systems (Rocky Mountains=6 mountain systems). Mountains. Hills. Smaller than mountains Rounded crests. Canyons. Deep valleys with steep sides

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landforms

LANDFORMS

Chapter 6- Lesson 1

mountains
Mountains
  • Tallest Landforms
  • Steep slopes and tall peaks
  • Single peaks, chains, ranges, mountain systems (Rocky Mountains=6 mountain systems)
hills
Hills
  • Smaller than mountains
  • Rounded crests
canyons
Canyons
  • Deep valleys with steep sides
  • Often a river or stream run along the bottom of a valley or canyon
plateaus
Plateaus
  • High landforms with flat surfaces
  • Often found along the tops of canyons
  • Can extend for many miles
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Mesa
  • Similar to plateaus, but smaller
  • Spanish word for “table”
plains
Plains
  • Broad and flat
  • Lower than their surroundings
river valley
River Valley
  • A river flowing (usually through a valley)
flood plain
Flood Plain
  • Floor of a river valley on either side of the river
  • Water covers when it overflows
  • Can be hundreds of km wide