If you click on the forest landforms a larger picture will appear.

forest.jpg (12073 bytes) forest2.jpg (11941 bytes)

A forest has 2 main characteristics

    1. Large tract of land
    2. Covered with trees and underbrush

Forest Examples:
Olympic National Forest
The Rainforests of Brazil

What is a Forest Landform

There are way too many forests in the world to count.  We can also say it is unfortunate that we are losing forests every day.  There are a lot of different types of forests around the world such as rainforests, boreal, coniferous and deciduous.  In general though, forest landforms are made up of a lot of trees in a general area.

Some of the most famous forests in the world include the rainforests of Brazil and Olympic national forest of the great state of Washington.  Both of these types grouping of trees are gorgeous in pictures and seen in person.

Did you know the Taiga Forest is the largest forest in the world?  It extends from the upper most parts of Canada through Russia!

How is a Forest Landform Created

There are many ways a grouping of trees can be made.  People can make forest by planting a lot of trees over an area and have them developed into mature trees.  Forests can also occur naturally over time.  One tree can pop up through a seed and then create millions of other trees.  Types of forest can also compete.  Deciduous and coniferous forests compete often for land space by trying to outgrow the other for more sunlight.

When speaking about landforms, a forest landform is one of the most exciting types to discuss in a conversation.

Forest Definition

The definition is fairly simple, a group of tree over an area of land.

Related landform: Dell

Submit Your Own Landforms

We want pictures and location of the lanforms around the world and we need your help. Click get started button below.


Today's Featured Picture

The Albers projection is a conic, equal area map projection, named after Heinrich C.

Landform Blog

Mayon Volcano

Mayon Volcano

  Mayon Volcano is one of the active volcanoes in the Philippines.  Located in the southern part of Luzon about 473 kilometers (294 miles) from Makati Business District of the Philippines, Mount Mayon is the main landmark of the Province of Albay of Bicol Region. According to local folklore, the volcano was named after Daragang […]

How Landforms Affect Global Temperature and Weather

How Landforms Affect Global Temperature and Weather.

The global temperature and weather is to a large extent a direct result of the sun’s effect to our planet.  Together with the atmosphere and the rotation of the earth on its axis.  The earth on which weather moves on has its own effect on the weather.  The different landforms like mountains, volcanoes, plains, and the […]


Alashan Plateau

Salty spring-fed lakes, towering sand dunes, and the ghosts of an ancient walled city.


Call of the Abyss

An intrepid team of explorers broke the depth record in Krubera—the world’s deepest cave.