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chapter 6 terms & in-class Test

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5 Matching Questions

  1. inselberg
  2. chatter marks
  3. terminal
  4. triangular facet
  5. playa lake
  1. a multiple half moon shaped fractures on glaciated rock surfaces
  2. b the triangular face where an arete is cut off by another glacier
  3. c a temporary lake that will last only a couple of days
  4. d an isolated rocky hill or mountain rising above a peneplain in a hot, dry region
  5. e (end moraine) at the absolute farthest point a glacier has reached

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. pulverized rock produced by the glacial gristmill
  2. when a cirque fills with water (created in mountains)
  3. the loss at the lower end of a glacier
  4. the leeward side of a sand dune
  5. during the last ice age the three ice sheets that covered north america were the Cordilleran , Laurentide , and __________________

5 True/False Questions

  1. their own weightwhat is the cause for glaciers flowing ?


  2. roche mountoneea rock that was carried by a glacier or iceberg, deposited as the ice melted, and became part of the bedrock


  3. glacial milka lake formed during a period of increased rainfall


  4. ice capsenormous masses that flow out in all directions from one or more centers and completely obscure all but the highest areas of underlying terrain (appear like an upside bowl and are at least 1 million Sq miles)


  5. alluvial fanthe loss at the lower end of a glacier


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