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5 Matching Questions

  1. greenland
  2. grooves
  3. esker
  4. drift
  5. glacial budget
  1. a a winding ridge, that once was a river that flowed underneath a glacier is a(n) ____________
  2. b 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. c during the last ice age the three ice sheets that covered north america were the Cordilleran , Laurentide , and __________________
  4. d deep striations are known as ___________________
  5. e the balance or lack of balance between accumulation at the upper-end of a glacier and loss at the lower end

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. what is the color of the bands of ogives during summer months ?
  2. (from the french) _____________ is a tower of unstable ice that forms between crevasses, commonly in ice falls or other regions of accelerated glacier flow
  3. layers inclined in the direction the wind is blowing
  4. an arete that takes on a saddle shape
  5. irregular feature created in the surface of a glacier due to differences in wind and temperature on the surface of a glacier are called __________

5 True/False Questions

  1. stratified driftany material carried by a glacier and then dropped in water

          

  2. cordilleranduring the last ice age the three ice sheets that covered north america were ____________________, Laurentide , and Greenland

          

  3. transverse dunesdunes: steady winds, lots of sand, no vegetation, series of troughs, ridges perpendicular, up to 200 meters tall

          

  4. kame# of ice ages North America has undergone in the past 450,000 years

          

  5. slipfacewhat is the color of the bands of ogives during winter months ?

          

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