|What creates landforms?
As you take a hike you can notice
different land features. But how did these landforms get that way? A
landform is any feature of the Earth’s surface that is produced by
nature. This includes plains, plateaus, mountain ranges,
or valleys. Roads and streets produced by humans are not
The forces of nature that create
landforms include water, ice, wind, volcanoes,
and earthquakes. They are divided into landforms created by
erosion and landforms created by tectonic activity.
As nature works its magic on the
surface of the Earth, we get many spectacular views. It is our job to
determine how they were created.