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Depositional Landforms


There are different ways to classify landforms, but mine has just three categories: landforms that are built (depositional), landforms that are carved (erosional), and landforms that are made by movements of the Earth's crust (tectonic). Here are the most common depositional landforms.

See also:     Erosional Landforms    Tectonic Landforms

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Wide cones of stream sedimentAlluvial Fan, CaliforniaA coalescence of fansBajada, CaliforniaSandy barrier between river and seaBar, CaliforniaGiant sand barsBarrier Island, New Jersey
The most comfortable depositional landformBeach, CaliforniaTriangular river-mouth depositsDelta, AlaskaOf the Kelso DunesDune, CaliforniaWide flats of river mudFloodplain, North Carolina
Landforms in fast motionLandslide, CaliforniaPoured and cooledLava Flow, OregonNatural berms along riversLevee, RomaniaGentler versions of the lava kindMud Volcano, California

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