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5 Matching questions

  1. outwash plain
  2. deflation
  3. terminal
  4. barchanoid dunes
  5. (arroyo) (wadi) (donga) (nullah)
  1. a the flat area at the end of a glacier where meltwater flows and deposits sediments (have a braided stream pattern)
  2. b the lifting and removal of loose material with downward movement
  3. c (end moraine) at the absolute farthest point a glacier has reached
  4. d names for ephemeral streams - streams that carry water only in response to rainfall
  5. e dunes: cross between barchan and traverse dunes, moderate amount of sand, similar to traverse dunes but with tips, tips point down wind

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a glacially eroded rocky hill with a tail of TILL formed down-glacier of it is known as a _________________
  2. any material carried and deposited by a glacier is known as ______________ (early scientists thought flooding was the reason for the moving of the material)
  3. the fluid like movement of a glacier can be described as ___________
  4. (from the french) _____________ is a tower of unstable ice that forms between crevasses, commonly in ice falls or other regions of accelerated glacier flow
  5. # of john hancock (if stacked on top of each other) would equal the amount of ft the glaciers covered 15,000 years ago over boston

5 True/False questions

  1. bergschrunda crevasse that seperates flowing ice from the head of a glacier is a _______________

          

  2. pluckingprocess by which a glacier flows over a fractured bedrock surface it loosens and lifts blocks of rock and incorporates them into the ice (occurs when melt water penetrates cracks and joints)

          

  3. hanging valleysvalleys created by a tributary glacier, that enters the main valley a great distance above the floor are known as ____________

          

  4. barchan dunesdunes: cross between barchan and traverse dunes, moderate amount of sand, similar to traverse dunes but with tips, tips point down wind

          

  5. pluvial lakea lake formed during a period of increased rainfall

          

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