Geography: Study of Landforms

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What is the branch of geography that studies the origin, evolution, morphology, and distribution of landforms?

Geomorphology

What are the two main types of processes involved in the creation of landforms on the Earth's surface?

Exogenic and Endogenic processes

Name two exogenic processes that contribute to the formation of landforms.

Wind and rivers

What are the submerged highlands and lowlands of various shapes and sizes on the ocean bottom called?

Seamounts and abyssal plains

Which two geomorphic processes are highlighted as continuously causing changes in certain areas on the Earth's surface?

Winds and glaciers

What term collectively refers to the processes involved in the creation of landforms?

Geomorphic processes

What are the principal endogenic processes or factors that contribute to the formation of landforms?

Earthquakes and volcanoes

Explore the branch of geography that focuses on the origin, evolution, morphology, and distribution of landforms found on Earth's surface. Learn about the various types of features like hills, mountains, plateaus, river valleys, submerged highlands, and lowlands.

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