Cape in Geography: Definition & Examples


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A cape is a landform that juts out into what?

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1. Considering all the ways they can be formed, most capes have dramatic _____.

2. Moraines compose parts of capes created by what?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test your knowledge of capes in geography with this interactive quiz and an attached worksheet. Key topics include a description of a cape and a 'dramatic' result of how capes form.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll need to cover the following for the quiz:

  • Moraines
  • Shorelines related to capes
  • Comparison between capes and peninsulas

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding an explanation of a cape in geography
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast capes and peninsulas
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about features of capes and the way moraines form into capes

Additional Learning

Consider the accompanying lesson called Cape in Geography: Definition & Examples for more on the following key areas:

  • General process that creates most capes
  • Formation of the Cape of Good Hope in South Africa
  • Sand buildup that creates capes
  • Cape Cod in Massachusetts