Landforms

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devaleo
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Landforms
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2012-02-02 20:52:56
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Landforms riddle vocabulary list.
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  1. What kind of landform as a vent at the top,
    Spews lava and steam and pieces of rock?
    VOLCANO
  2. What kind of landform has very steep sides
    That were cut by a river's erosion and time?
    CANYON
  3. Going over this landform will make you shiver.
    It occurs when there's a sharp drop off in a river.
    WATERFALL
  4. You get to this landform when oceans run dry.
    They're broad, flat spaces under the sky.
    PLAINS
  5. What kind of landform is tallest of all
    With a spiky top where snow may fall?
    MOUNTAINS
  6. What kind of landform always runs downhill
    And can be used to turn turbines that power a mill?
    RIVER
  7. Landforms like this are often times found
    In the side of a mountain or as a hole in the ground.
    CAVE
  8. What kind of landform is a huge chunk of water
    That takes up three-fourths of the Earth, and is salty?
    OCEAN
  9. This landform is found at the bottom of mountains
    And very tall hills; it's the low land between them.
    VALLEY
  10. To get to this landform, a boat you may ride
    Since water surrounds it on every side.
    ISLAND
  11. Triangle-shaped landforms like this often sit
    Near the ocean where a river finally runs into it.
    DELTA
  12. Which type of landform stretches into the tides;
    Surrounded by water on three of its sides?
    PENINSULA
  13. This large body of water is surrounded by land.
    It's a great place to fish and swim, if you can.
    LAKE
  14. When the wind and the rain wear a mountain away,
    The mound that is left is this landform, they say.
    HILL
  15. Which type of landform is just one of seven?
    It's a really big place split up into nations.
    CONTINENTS

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