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Have you ever climbed a mountain?
Have you ever been to a beach?
THE LANDFORMS IN MY PROVINCE LESSON 3
PLAIN A plain is a wide and flat landform. People usually build houses here.
PLAIN Many towns, cities, and business centers are built on it. Schools, hospitals, and government offices could also be found on it too. It usually has a big population.
PLAIN The plain in Region 3 or Central Luzon is considered the widest in the country. It is also known as the “rice granary of the Philippines. ”
PLAIN This is because of the wide rice plantations in the region. It also produces corn, fruits, and vegetables.
VALLEY A valley is a flat landform between mountains or hills.
VALLEY Region 2 or Cagayan Valley is the largest valley in the country. It produces rice, corn, peanut, beans, and other fruits vegetables.
VALLEY Another famous valley in the country is the La Trinidad Valley. It is called the “Salad Bowl of the Philippines”
VALLEY It is the leading producer of vegetables and fruits in the country. Examples of crops harvested in La Trinidad Valley are cabbage, lettuce, carrots, potato, and strawberry.
MOUNTAIN A mountain is the highest landform.
MOUNTAIN What is the tallest mountain in the Philippines? Mount Apo What is the height of Mount Apo? 9, 689 feet
MOUNTAIN RANGES It refers to a group of mountains connected to one another.
MOUNTAIN RANGES Sierra Madre – is the longest mountain range in the Philippines. – is the home of bountiful forest.
VOLCANO An volcano is a landform with a crater. What does the volcano gives off when it erupts? Hot lava
VOLCANO What volcanic eruption can destroy? All living things near the volcano The hot lava and molten rocks could hurt the animals and the people around the landform.
VOLCANO The hot lava turns into fertile soil once it cools down. And It becomes very suitable for planting crops.
VOLCANO Some volcanoes in the Philippines: q Mount Pinatubo (Zambales) q Taal Volcano (Batangas) q Mount Bulusan (Sorsogon) q Mount Kanlaon (Negros Oriental)
HILL A hill is a high landform but is lower than a mountain. Animals, cows, carabaos, goats, and horses, garage on hills.
PLATEAU A plateau is a flat surface on top of a mountain. Its cold weather is suited for cultivating vegetables, fruits, and even flowers. Tagaytay City in Cavite and Bukdinon in Mindanao are located on plateaus.
PENINSULA A peninsula is an elongated landform surrounded by water. This landform is connected to a mass of land. The provinces of Bataan and Bicol are peninsulas.
ISLAND An island is a landform surrounded by water. How many islands are there in the Philippines? 7, 641 islands
ISLAND What is an archipelago? It is composed of many islands. . Is the Philippines an archipelago? The Philippines is an archipelago. It is composed of big and small islands.
WHAT ARE THE LANDFORMS IN OUR PROVINCE?
5. HILL 1. PLAIN 6. PLATEAU 2. VALLEY 3. MOUNTAIN 7. PENINSULA 4. VOLCANO 8. ISLAND