Maple Grove, MN -- (SBWIRE) -- 03/19/2014 -- Worldlandforms.com, an online portal providing vital information about the landforms around the world, enables its visitors to gather composite volcano information from its site.
Worldlandforms.com lets people know about the various types of landforms on the Earth. Explaining landforms, one of the spokespersons at the organization stated, “A landform is the formation of rock and dirt found on Earth’s surface which can be larger than a continent or smaller than a pond. In geological science, landforms are defined as the features that make up the earth’s surface.”
He continues, “They comprise a geomorphological unit. Oceanic water body interface like oceans, seas, bays, peninsulas, gulfs, etc. are also referred to as landforms. Landforms are grouped by physical characteristic like elevation, slope, orientation, etc. They are also classified by rock exposure, soil type, formation, etc.”
Talking more about landforms, he added, “The highest order of landforms is oceans or continents. They are created by a lot of factors like plate tectonics, erosion, deposition, wind etc. Biological factors sometimes influence them. For example, coral and algae form the coral reef which is a natural process, so coral reefs are also called landforms.”
Some of the examples of landforms included on this site are: bays, spatter cones, waterfalls, archipelagos, mountains, valleys, continents, gulfs, lakes and many more. David Olmstead, a veteran researcher and owner of this portal, frequently posts his written landform blogs and posts on this site. Enthusiasts can also browse through the social media pages available on various social networking sites like Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and many more, to get recent information posted by the online portal.
Worldlandforms.com is a leading portal that provides information about different types of landforms. The portal has been created with an aim to provide people with authentic information about these landforms. The portal has social media pages on various social media channels. The main motto of the portal is helping people discover the landforms of the world.
To learn more, please visit http://www.worldlandforms.com/.