Major landforms of the earth
We can differentiate landforms depending on height and slope as mountain, plateaus and plains.
Any natural elevation of earth is called mountain, may be arranged in a line known as range like The Himalayas, The ALPS etc.
An elevated flat land, I.e flat topped table land standing above the surrounding area. Plateaus have steep slopes at least from one side. Tibet plateau is the highest plateau in the world. Plateaus are rich in minerals. Therefore many mines are located in plateau region. Plateaus in India are Deccan plateau and chhotanagapur plateau.
Plains are large flat land. They are generally formed by rivers.
MAJOR DOMAINS OF EARTH
Major domains of earth are Land, water bodies, Atmosphere
1/3rd of earth having land where we are living. There are 7 continents on the earth land named as Asia, Europe Africa, North America, South America, Australia and Antarctica. Asia is largest continent whereas Australia is smallest.
2/3rd of earth have water bodies in form of ocean, river lakes etc.. There are 4 major ocean on the Earth named as Pacific ocean, Atlantic ocean, Indian ocean, Arctic ocean, in order of their size. All oceans are connected with each other.
The earth surrounded by a layer of gas is called atmosphere. Nitrogen 78%, oxygen 21%, and other gases like CO2, argon and other comprise 1% of volume. Oxygen is the breath of life while nitrogen helps in growth of living being