Landforms

Geomorphic features of the earth's surface formed by natural processes which have definable composition and range of characteristics that recur wherever the features are found and that reflect similar surface and subsurface conditions.

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landforms American English
landform American English
land forms British English
land form British English
forms, land British English
landschapsvorm Dutch
accidente geográfico Spanish
accidentes geográficos y componentes de accidentes geográficos Spanish
accidentes geográficos Spanish
formas de relieve Spanish
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Geomorphic features of the earth's surface formed by natural processes and that have definable composition and range of characteristics, which recur wherever the features are found and that reflect similar surface and subsurface conditions. Typically reserved for features above water. For marine landforms, use "undersea landforms."

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300266060. The J. Paul Getty Trust.