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 »

One example of the mountains and basins landforms found in the United States is located in central Idaho. The landscape of the region is formed by a combination of broad basins, uplands and breaklands. The elevation foun... More »

Landforms are formed by movements of the earth, such as earthquakes, weathering, erosions and deposits. Many landforms are created by more than one of these processes. These are called polygenetic landforms. More »

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 »

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 »