What are Landforms?

Landforms are the natural shapes or features of the Earth. Landforms are shaped by earthquakes, volcanic activity, and the movement of tectonic plates. They are also shaped by processed such as weathering and erosion.

How are Landforms made?

There are THREE ways in which landforms are made:

  1. Tectonic forces
  2. Denudation
  3. Deposition

  • Tectonic Forces

  • Denudation

  • Deposition

Types of Landforms:

For a complete list of landforms and their definitions, please click either HERE or HERE.

Click HERE to view landforms and examples of landforms located around the world.


Landforms: Face of the Earth