Q. 6 E

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Give a detailed account of the three orders of the landforms.

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First order landforms- They are the coarsest and the roughest level of landforms. It includes the continents and the ocean basins that comprise that largest area and volume in the earth’s surface.


Second order landforms- They are the intermediate and transitional landforms. They are associated with their tectonic structures by the changes in the endogenic forces. It includes the continental rises, slopes, ridges, canyons and trenches in the seabeds and continental masses, mountains, plains and plateaus in the in the surface lands.


Third order landforms- They are the most detailed, thorough and the newest order of landforms. They are mostly created by the erosive and depositional activities on the earth's surface. They are associated with the exogenic forces. It includes islands, coastlands, beaches, coral reefs, sand dunes and caves.


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