Ch 43: Landforms

About This Chapter

Review the various types of geological features, their properties and how they form in the Landforms chapter of this study guide. You will look at mountain-building, the effects of volcanic eruptions and the types of landforms they create and more.

Landforms - Chapter Summary

Explore the forces that build mountains, form valleys and more in these brief, yet informative lessons. You will see why and how plateaus exist and examine the characteristics that distinguish these and other geological features. These lessons will give you an overview and refresher course covering:

  • General information on geologic features
  • What mountains are and how they form
  • Explanation and description of a plateau
  • Definition and illustrations of a valley
  • Landforms created through volcanism

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