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Image:Mtn slide air.jpg|thumb|350px|'''[[Landslide]]''' or '''[[landslip]]''' is a geological phenomenon which includes a wide range of ground movement, such as '''[[rock]]''' falls, deep failure of slopes and shallow debris flows, which can occur in offshore, coastal and onshore environments. Image:Mtn slide air.jpg|thumb|350px|'''[[Landslide]]''' or '''[[landslip]]''' is a geological phenomenon which includes a wide range of ground movement, such as '''[[rock]]''' falls, deep failure of slopes and shallow debris flows, which can occur in offshore, coastal and onshore environments.
Image:Monadnock Yamniska CAN.jpg|'''[[Monadnock]]''' or '''[[inselberg]]''' is an isolated '''[[rock]]''' '''[[hill]]''', knob, '''[[ridge]]''', or small '''[[mountain]]''' that rises abruptly from a gently sloping or virtually level surrounding plain. Image:Monadnock Yamniska CAN.jpg|'''[[Monadnock]]''' or '''[[inselberg]]''' is an isolated '''[[rock]]''' '''[[hill]]''', knob, '''[[ridge]]''', or small '''[[mountain]]''' that rises abruptly from a gently sloping or virtually level surrounding plain.
 +Image:Nunatak.jpg|'''[[Nunatak]]''' (from Inuit nunataq) is an exposed, often rocky element of a '''[[ridge]]''', '''[[mountain]]''', or '''[[peak]]''' not covered with '''[[ice]]''' or '''[[snow]]''' within (or at the edge of) an '''[[ice field]]''' or '''[[glacier]]'''.
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Landform or physical feature 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 submersed mountain ranges, volcanoes, and the great ocean basins.


Reference

  • Wikipedia Landform [3]

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Reference

  1. Wikipedia Valley [4]
  2. Virtual Geography Department Project Hanging Valley [5]

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