|The simplest approach used to describe landforms has been on the basis of their morphology . On an ad hoc basis, landforms can be described in familiar or relative terms. For example, in Victoria we have Pyramid Hill, the Camel’s Hump, the Sugarloaf, the Paps, Mt. Elephant and the ethereal Mt. Feathertop, not to mention the Twelve Apostles.|
However, specific ad hoc descriptions do not assist a consistent, spatially related description of landform shape. To do this, other descriptors are required such as elevation and relative elevation which can be viewed as a continuum (ie. from the lowest point to the highest) or divided into classes.
Twelve Apostles near Port Campbell (photo courtesy of Tourism Victoria)
Pyramid Hill near Kerang