Definitions for landformˈlændˌfɔrm

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land•formˈlændˌfɔrm(n.)

  1. a specific geomorphic feature on the surface of the earth, ranging from large-scale features such as plains and mountains to minor features such as hills and valleys.

    Category: Geology

Origin of landform:

1890–95

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  1. landform(Noun)

    Any geological feature, such as a mountain or valley

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  1. Landform

    A landform in the earth sciences comprises a geomorphological unit, and is largely defined by its surface form and location in the landscape, as part of the terrain, and as such, is typically an element of topography. Landform elements also include seascape and oceanic waterbody interface features such as bays, peninsulas, seas and so forth, including sub-aqueous terrain features such as mid-ocean ridges, volcanoes, and the great ocean basins.

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