logging in or signing up Geographic Features of the World Hoffmaty Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Let's Connect Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Dynamic Copy Does not support media & animations Automatically changes to Flash or non-Flash embed WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 601 Category: Education License: All Rights Reserved Like it (1) Dislike it (0) Added: April 22, 2010 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 0 Presentation Description No description available. Comments Posting comment... Premium member Presentation Transcript Geographic Features of the World : Geographic Features of the World Continents Of the World Mountains : Mountains A mountain is a large landform that stretches above the surrounding land in a limited area usually in the form of a peak A landform is classified as a mountain if it reaches at least 1000 feet above its base. Slide 3: Part of the Rocky Mountains in North America. Rivers : Rivers A body of water that carries water from one location to another. Such as a mountain to a lake or ocean. Slide 5: The Amazon River in South America Lakes : Lakes A large body of Fresh water. Some examples are the Great Lakes and inland lakes. Slide 7: The Great Lakes in North America. Oceans : Oceans A large body of Salt water. Oceans cover over 70% of Earth Surface Contains over 90% of Worlds Water Rain Forests : Rain Forests Areas that have very heavy rain. 60-70 inches of rain a year Home to a large amount of the world’s plants and animals. Provide oxygen Slide 10: A look at the Tropical Rain Forest Valleys : Valleys Points of Low altitudes. Typically well below sea level EX. Death Valley and Grand Canyon Slide 12: A look at Death Valley in Nevada. Deserts : Deserts An area that receives very little precipitation Nearly opposite of Rain Forest Life is scarce Extremes- Extremely hot during day and cold at night. Slide 14: The Sahara Desert in Northern Africa You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.