Here are the kinds of Anyong Lupa or Landforms and the definitions
This is a compilation of kinds of Anyong Lupa or Landforms and the definitions of each kind.
Through this, students will have an idea of how to identify the landforms which can be found in the Philippines.
Here are the kinds of Anyong Lupa or Landforms:
Flatland where most of the people build their houses and fields for their crops.
It is a raised part of the land which is a result of Earth’s folding and faulting. Fault-block mountains are formed when Earth’s crust cracked and was pushed upward while volcanic mountains form when hot magma from deep the interior of the Earth breaks through the crust and builds upon the surface.
A hill is also a raised part of the land but is smaller than a mountain.
It is similar to plain but surrounded by mountains.
It is a plain located in a higher area.
Baybayan (Coastal area)
It is a landform which can be found at the seaside.
Bulubundukin (Mountain Range)
It is a landform consist of several mountains joined together which are high and steep.
It is a piece of land surrounded by water.
A cave is a landform with a natural hole wherein in a human or an animal can go inside.
It is an elongated form of land surrounded by water.
Tangos (Small Peninsula)
Literally, it is smaller than a peninsula.
It is a landform wherein the temperature is hotter than in other areas.