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Image:Morteratsch- und persgletscher.jpg|'''[[Valley Glacier]]''': an '''[[alpine glacier]]''' flowing in a '''[[valley]]'''. In mountainous regions, glacial flow is restricted by the '''[[valley]]''' walls. These '''[[glaciers]]''' start in '''[[cirques]]''' and extend down-valley from the '''[[cirque]]'''. Image:Morteratsch- und persgletscher.jpg|'''[[Valley Glacier]]''': an '''[[alpine glacier]]''' flowing in a '''[[valley]]'''. In mountainous regions, glacial flow is restricted by the '''[[valley]]''' walls. These '''[[glaciers]]''' start in '''[[cirques]]''' and extend down-valley from the '''[[cirque]]'''.
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 +Image:Wetlands-area--Slide-Mountain.jpg|'''[[Wetlands]]''' is an area of land whose soil is saturated with '''[[moisture]]''' either permanently or seasonally. Such areas may also be covered partially or completely by shallow pools of '''[[water]]'''. Wetlands include swamps, marshes, and bogs, among others. The water found in wetlands can be '''[[saltwater]]''', '''[[freshwater]]''', or brackish.
Image:Wind scoop.jpg|'''[[Wind scoop]]''' Hollow around '''[[rock]]''' outcrop caused by wind '''[[erosion]]''' or enhanced '''[[ablation]]'''. Image:Wind scoop.jpg|'''[[Wind scoop]]''' Hollow around '''[[rock]]''' outcrop caused by wind '''[[erosion]]''' or enhanced '''[[ablation]]'''.

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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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