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Mountain

The WORLD

   
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MAJOR WORLD LANDFORMS

 
Glacier
Canyon
Basin
Peninsula
Cave
Gulf
Lake
Coastal Plain
Marsh/Swamp
Isthmus
Rainforest
Mountain Range
Island
Fjord
Sea
Channel
Delta/River
Savanna
Valley
Mountain
Plateau
Bay
Archipelago
Trench
Bay
Reef
Harbor
Cape
Strait
 

WORLD LANDFORMS ACTIVITIES

 
World Landforms Interactive Scavenger Hunt
 
 

Mt. Everest

 

 

What is a Mountain?

 
A mountain is a landmass that project higher than its surroundings. A mountain is much higher than a hill.
 

What is an Example of a Mountain?

 

Located in the Himalayan Mountain Range, on the border of China and Nepal, the peak of Mount Everest is the highest point on earth. It towers 29,028 feet above sea level.Mount Everest is probably the world’s most challenging mountain to climb. It was first ascended in 1953 by Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay. As of 2004, over 2,200 people had successfully reached the peak and 186 people had died trying.