The four main types of landforms are mountains, hills, plateaus, and plains. Other minor landforms are canyons, valleys, and basins. These are natural features that make up a terrain. More »

Volcanoes form landforms when the lava that flows out of the peak solidifies into rock. Magma is molten rock from the Earth's mantle pushed up by the action of plate tectonics. When the magma flows or explodes out of the... More »

Landforms are divided into 11 major categories: Aeolian, coastal and oceanic, erosion, fluvial, impact, karst, lacustrine, mountain and glacial, slope, tectonic and volcanic. Within these groupings are many landform subt... More »

The four main types of landforms are mountains, plateaus, plains and hills. A landform is defined as any natural feature on the Earth's surface, which includes other minor landforms such as valleys, buttes, basins and ca... More »

Major landforms include plains, plateaus, hills and mountains, whereas minor landforms encompass smaller natural features such as buttes, canyons, valleys and basins. These landforms came about as the result of erosion o... More »

Geologists consider the four major landforms to be hills, mountains, plains and plateaus. Other minor categories of landforms include, but are not limited to, canyons, valleys, buttes, basins, bays and peninsulas. More »

The landforms in New Zealand include mountains and uplifts, sinking basins and valleys, volcanoes, plains, fjords, caves and plateaus. New Zealand sits on an active plate boundary. The relentless compression of the crust... More »