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Mountains, Volcanoes, Islands, Deltas,Valleys, Desserts, Plateaus

TermCharacteristics + Formation
Volcano -Made of lava and other materials -Looks like a mountain with lava coming out -Forms when magma from the earths surface bursts up
Plateau -Large areas of land that are tall and flat on top -Caused by magma below the earths surface pushing the land upwards
Dessert -Is dry and has lots of sun -Land areas where more water evaporates and comes back down as precipitation
Delta -Found at the edge of rivers, where they meet the ocean -Formed by dirt and sediment creating land
Valley -Located in the low area of mountains -Created by vegetation growing between the mountains
Mountain -Big and has hills -Steep sided -Formed when rock layers push together and forces the land upwards
Island -A piece of land surrounded by water -Caused by the eruption of volcanoes in the ocean
Created by: mira10mira



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