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Landforms

Directions: Cut out the riddles. Match the riddle with the picture of each landform. Glue the riddle next to the correct picture.

VOLCANO

CANYON

WATERFALL

PLAINS

Landforms Cont'

MOUNTAIN

RIVER

CAVE

OCEAN

VALLEY

ISLAND

Landforms Cont'

DELTA

PENINSULA

LAKE

HILL

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Landforms Cont'

What kind of landform is the tallest of all With a spiky top where snow may fall? What kind of landform always runs downhill And can be used to turn turbines that power a mill? When the wind and the rain wear a mountain away, The mound that is left is this landform, they say. You get this landform when oceans run dry. They're broad, flat spaces stretching under the sky. What kind of landform has very steep sides That were cut by a river's erosion and time? Triangle-shaped landforms like this often sit Near the ocean where a river finally runs into it. This landform is found at the bottom of mountains And very tall hills; it's the low land between them. What kind of landform has a vent at the top, Spews lava and steam and pieces of rock? Which type of landform stretches into the tides; Surrounded by water on three of its sides? Which type of landform is just one of seven? It's a really big place split up into nations. This large body of water is surrounded by land. It's a great place to fish or swim, if you can. Landforms like this are often times found In the side of a mountain or as a hole in the ground. To get to this landform, a boat you may ride Since water surrounds it on every side. Going over this landform will make you shiver. It occurs when there's a sharp drop off in a river. What kind of landform is a huge chunk of water That takes up three-fourths of the Earth, and is salty?

"Landforms" Answer Key

What kind of landform has a vent at the top, Spews lava and steam and pieces of rock?

VOLCANO

What kind of landform has very steep sides That were cut by a river's erosion and time?

CANYON

Going over this landform will make you shiver. It occurs when there's a sharp drop off in a river.

WATERFALL

You get this landform when oceans run dry. They're broad, flat spaces stretching under the sky.

PLAINS

"Landforms" Answer Key Cont'

What kind of landform is the tallest of all With a spiky top where snow may fall?

MOUNTAIN

What kind of landform always runs downhill And can be used to turn turbines that power a mill?

RIVER

Landforms like this are often times found In the side of a mountain or as a hole in the ground.

CAVE

What kind of landform is a huge chunk of water That takes up three-fourths of the Earth, and is salty?

OCEAN

This landform is found at the bottom of mountains And very tall hills; it's the low land between them.

VALLEY

To get to this landform, a boat you may ride Since water surrounds it on every side.

ISLAND

"Landforms" Answer Key Cont'

Triangle-shaped landforms like this often sit Near the ocean where a river finally runs into it.

DELTA

Which type of landform stretches into the tides; Surrounded by water on three of its sides?

PENINSULA

This large body of water is surrounded by land. It's a great place to fish or swim, if you can.

LAKE

When the wind and the rain wear a mountain away, The mound that is left is this landform, they say.

HILL

Which type of landform is just one of seven? It's a really big place split up into nations.

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